Why Startups Must Liberate From Hiring Platforms

YoungUpstarts

by Rick Mac Gillis , founder and CEO of Dragon Cloud , author of “ The New Frontier In Web Api Programming “ Startups, more than any other type of business, are sensitive to change. Macro and micro influences which others survive can often be fatal to that of the startup.

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Smart Hiring Practices For Any Startup

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Getting a startup off the ground is no small feat. There are a number of challenges that every startup has to overcome within its first few years, but as long you have the right people by your side, these hurdles can be conquered with aplomb.

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7 Ways To Hire Your Way To Failure In A New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

Business success is all about having the best team, yet the average entrepreneur has little prior experience with hiring people and building top-notch teams. Crisis mode hires too often get done without due consideration for strategic fit, training requirements, and cultural considerations.

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Startups Make With Hiring And Background Checks

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For startups, hiring has always been tricky and there are many proverbial mistakes that can be avoided if you only planned ahead. In this article, we examine five ways startups can botch their hiring process by simply not knowing how to find out more about a person.

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6 reasons why you should hire millennials in your startup

Our Own Start-up

With millennials giving strict competition to the older generation with experience, it makes more sense to hire them.

5 Steps To Hiring Your First Employees

YoungUpstarts

Hiring your first employee is exciting and time-consuming. Still, there’s more — from legal requirements to onboarding, keep these steps in mind as you hire your first employee. Report new employee to your state’s new hire reporting agency and post required notices in the office.

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How to Hire For a Startup: Look For These Qualities

Up and Running

For a startup, the first few hires can be critical: Bringing on a new team member is a hefty financial and personal commitment, and only the right choices will allow a company to scale. On the flip side, the wrong hiring choices can be financially and emotionally devastating.

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Hiring? You Need To Rewrite Your Descriptions

YoungUpstarts

As your startup grows, you’ll inevitably reach a point when you can no longer do everything on your own – it’s time to expand. Hiring is changing, and if you want to identify the best candidates, you need to adopt a competency framework. Competency-Based Hiring And Success.

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How To Hire Great Employees

YoungUpstarts

Look for these habits when you interview and make hiring decisions. Don’t hire people at any position if you don’t believe they can be decisive. Ross Kimbarovsky is founder and CEO at crowdSPRING and Startup Foundry. by Ross Kimbarovsky, founder of crowdSPRING.

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6 Recruitment tips for efficient hiring in startups

Our Own Start-up

As a start-up, it is more critical that you hire the right people. Entrepreneurship Startups hire the right people hire the right people for your startups hiring in startups hiring tips for startups how to hire the right people recruitment tips for startups talent management in startups

How To Hire Scrum For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

Startups and SCRUM. Why SCRUM for startups? Employing SCRUM for startups. Others scrum methodology startup adviceImagine a situation where you wanted to recreate the most popular Instagram application, and the problem is that you don’t come from an IT background.

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6 Changes To Your Hiring Process To Attract The Best

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Max Pixel Startup investors tell me they invest in a new venture with a higher caliber of people, rather than the product or service, and I agree. Not planning ahead, and only hiring people in the crisis of an open position is a recipe for creating dysfunctional teams.

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Purposeful Hiring For Startups

The Startup Magazine

Setting up and running a startup is convenient when it’s a one-person show, but as one grows, the need for a workforce becomes increasingly evident. For a person with no HR experience, it can be intimidating knowing who to hire. Here are three hiring tips anyone can apply.

When To Hire An Accountant For Your Small Business: A Helpful Guide

YoungUpstarts

Knowing when to hire help is essential so you are not wasting money by hiring someone too early and you are not putting your business at risk by hiring someone too late. When your business finances become too complicated to understand, it’s time to hire help.

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Tech Industry Hiring In Canada Continues To Grow

YoungUpstarts

In 2018, Canada had a record-low unemployment rate and as a result we are seeing more companies, startups and online-based businesses dedicated to serving the niche-jobs industry. Hiring for tech jobs in Vancouver is all done online. Hiring for tech jobs in Calgary has changed.

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Hiring Matters More Than Ever At The Startup Level

YoungUpstarts

If you end up needing a startup staff for your business, this can present a whole new challenge because of the money that needs to be invested into hiring people. One option is to hire a remote workforce for your startup.

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Should Startups Hire Consultants? 7 Benefits To Hiring Consultants

YoungUpstarts

Startups can benefit especially well from a consultant’s ability to determine unmet needs and proper direction through at least seven practices. Providing Coveted Time for Hiring. This helps fill a gap so you aren’t rushed through the hiring process.

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How to Streamline and Improve Your Startup Hiring Process

The Startup Magazine

When you first open your doors as a startup, you have a lot of responsibility. The people you hire first are going to be the ones who make the greatest impact on your industry and business. Of course, that is, if you make the right hires. 4. Hold Hiring Managers Accountable.

Hiring The First Batch Of Employees For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

One of the first things that you need to do is hire your first batch of employees. But if you’ve never hired people before, it can be daunting. For a start, you will need to decide how many people you need to hire in your startup.

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How to hire good employees for your business

Our Own Start-up

This guide is meant to help employers hire the best applicant.

Want A Better Startup? Hire Diverse Interns.

YoungUpstarts

Picture this: You’re a growing startup – home to innovative thinkers who have similar backgrounds, educational experiences, and interests. Studies show 83 percent of startups have all-white teams, and a mere five percent of the tech workforce is black and four percent Hispanic.

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How To Get Hired At A Startup Without Experience

YoungUpstarts

Joining a startup is no mystery. Also the fact that you can brag to your friends who are in corporate that you are working in a fast growing startup that is about to change the world. What you are about to read are what I did to get into a startup and what I have learnt since.

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Highlights from NextView’s inaugural Hiring Bootcamp

View from Seed

Last week, we hosted our very first portfolio-only Hiring Bootcamp in NYC, led by NextView’s talent advisor Kristen Caldwell. The quest for building such hiring machine is universal across companies at various stages. Hiring & Talent Portfolio Resources

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The “Boom” hiring playbook

Version One Ventures

So when Blake Scholl , Boom’s founder and CEO, recently shared insights into the company’s hiring playbook in an investor update, I asked him for permission to publish his email on our blog – “the Boom Way of hiring” is a great blue print for start-ups to take their recruiting processes to the next level. In other words, we hired the #1 pilot from the #1 experimental aircraft company in the world… to be the second pilot at Boom.

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Hiring Their First Employee

YoungUpstarts

As an entrepreneur, when you’re heading a startup in the early days, you are likely a team of one. However, there will be a time that you’ll need to hire at least one employee in most cases. The following are some things to know about hiring your first employee.

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Better and Faster – How to streamline your hiring process

Our Own Start-up

Hiring new employees doesn’t always have to be a long, drawn-out process. Corporate Life applicant tracking system detailed job descriptions hiring for your startup hiring new employees hiring process how to hire better how to hire faster streamline the hiring process

5 Steps To Hiring Your First Employees

YoungUpstarts

Hiring your first employee is exciting and time-consuming. Still, there’s more — from legal requirements to onboarding, keep these steps in mind as you hire your first employee. Report new employee to your state’s new hire reporting agency and post required notices in the office.

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The What & Why of Hiring a Great Startup COO

View from Seed

success story Blackboard and veteran entrepreneur who’s held several COO and president roles at various startups. Many startup CEOs hire COOs or launch companies with a co-founder carrying the title. But what do COOs actually do for startups?

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A Growing Startup Should Only Hire Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup lucky enough to get some traction gets to the point where they decide to hire some “regular employees” for sales, marketing, and administrative tasks. Hire employees who have strong skills, with the motivation to learn new ones.

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5 Tips That Will Help You Hire The Right People For Your Startup

YoungUpstarts

It is thus crucial that you streamline your recruiting and hiring system, before you can hire and reap positive results from great employees. Include your existing employees in the hiring process. This has got to be central to your hiring process.

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6 Key Hires For Your Startup

YFS Magazine

Here's a look at six key hires that can greatly support a growing small business. Grow Human Capital delegation hiring employees HR human capital human resources outsourcing staffing starting a business

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How To Hire Hybrid Talent For Your Startup

YFS Magazine

All or nothing is not the best plan when hiring employees for your startup. Grow Human Capital company culture hiring employees HR

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When Should A Startup Seriously Consider Hiring Freelancers?

The Startup Magazine

Scaling always seems to be problematic for startups. One of those decisions is whether or not the company should hire a freelancer. For instance, you should not hire a freelancer simply because you want a logo to be done. You can hire freelancers to quickly test new ideas.

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Recruitment: Top mistakes made by hiring managers

The Startup Magazine

If you do make a bad hire, you might have the chance to rectify it through the initial probation period, but in general it’s something that can cost your business a lot, particularly if you are a startup. Startups have to be particularly careful in their selections.

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3 tips to turbo-charge your hiring

Version One Ventures

Hiring is key to the success of any business, but it can especially critical for startups. Most founders appreciate the importance of making good hires; however, when a startup is scaling rapidly, process often gets left behind. Here are three things every startup should implement in their recruiting process: 1. If you don’t take the time to define the job upfront, it’s going to be really hard to hire against a need.

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A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

Tweet. --> It’s a big decision to make your first hire, because what you’re really deciding is whether you want to keep a lifestyle business or attempt to “cross the chasm” and maybe even get rich. If a person just left IBM, is she a good fit for your startup?

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How To Hire Your First Employee

YoungUpstarts

This is not a bad thing per se and could be an indication of more solopreneurs finding enough success to grow their business into something larger by hiring people to work for them. Hiring employees can be time consuming and an expensive process.

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How to Ensure Your Startup is Hiring the Right Type of Employees

The Startup Magazine

Your genius idea has a company name behind it, and you’re finally in the startup phase of your budding business. Unfortunately, many employers underestimate the hiring process and make the mistake of hiring the wrong kind of people. You’ve finally done it!

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4 Times You Need to Hire a Startup Attorney

The Startup Magazine

Make sure you click here to learn 5 times you need to hire a startup attorney. They will fail to hire a startup attorney. Here are four crucial reasons you need to have a startup attorney on your team. . Every startup has some form of intellectual property.

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Introducing Our New Talent Advisor & Hiring Bootcamp

View from Seed

At the seed stage, hiring great people is one of the most important things to get right. I saw this first-hand at Blue Apron — I had to hire 30+ people across a ton of different functions in just under two years. At Blue Apron, she is responsible for Technology, Corporate, and three Fulfillment Centers across the country, and she’s had extensive experience developing strategic hiring plans for organizations during times of hyper-growth.

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10 Entrepreneur Quotes Leading to Hiring Mistakes

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup with any traction quickly reaches a point where they need to hire employees to grow the business. At this point you need superstars and versatile future executives, yet your in-house hiring processes and focus are at their weakest.

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5 Things To Do To Make Sure Your First Hire Is A Good One

YoungUpstarts

Perhaps almost as exciting as starting a new business is making your first hire. So the last thing you want to do is have it all go wrong by hiring someone who’s a bad fit, making mistakes with their paperwork or paycheck, or failing to do your proper due diligence on the candidate.

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5 Recruiting Hacks to Help Startups Hire Top Talent

Up and Running

If you’re an entrepreneur or working in a startup, you’ve heard all the hype around the extravagant perks and benefits some companies, especially in the tech scene, are offering. Type in the position you’re hiring for, clear the location. Never hired a remote worker before?

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