startup hiring

Hiring Your First Employee Is Scary -- for Good Reason

You quit your job to start your own company. Your first employee left a steady gig to follow you.

Jacob Warwick

· 6 min read

Heather R. Huhman

· 6 min read

4 Things to Remember When You're Recruiting Goal-Oriented Talent

Think that work-life balance, remote work opportunities and unlimited PTO are primarily what candidates are looking for? You're wrong.

Andre Lavoie

· 5 min read

Why Being Clueless Can Be a Great Thing

How hiring our first salesperson led me to recognize that cluelessness is at the heart of entrepreneurship.

Aytekin Tank

· 7 min read

6 Ways to Justify Hiring a UI Designer

Key stakeholders will perk up when they hear about lowering development costs and increasing revenue.

Ellie Martin

· 5 min read

10 Steps to Hiring Your Startup's World-Beating A-Team

Hiring the right team is the one thing you have to get right. Few founders do.

Miriam Rivera

· 6 min read

3 Prudent Hiring Practices to Acquire the Best Talent

For starters, have you ever considered that there actually is a substitute for experience?

Firas Kittaneh

· 4 min read

The Case for Hiring Employees With Zero Experience

The key to making a successful hire is to know how that individual will approach each new task.

David Royce

· 5 min read

How to Become Better at Hiring Sales Reps

The traditional hiring process is unfair to both employee and employer. Here's how to work around that.

Danny Wong

· 4 min read

The 4 Punishing Costs of Making a Bad Hire

The financial wreckage wrought by hiring the wrong person is much too often hidden from the founder's notice.

Adam Robinson

· 4 min read

Personality Tests: Helpful Tool or Lazy Shortcut?

Just as a map is not the territory, neither is a personality type the person you're hiring. Be a team builder, not a exam proctor.

George Deeb

· 6 min read

7 Critical Traits to Look For In Early Hires

Your first few hires can mean the difference between success and failure. Here's a few traits to look for when hiring early on.

Iman Jalali

· 6 min read