Recruiting

Why Execs Shouldn’t Write Culture Decks

HBR - June 27, 2013

How can young startups continue to attract and retain great talent? One of the keys may lie in culture. Companies are creating "culture decks" to answer the question, "why should I work here?" Read »

Dropbox CEO & Sequoia Partner On How To Recruit

Tech Crunch - June 25, 2013

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston and Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for a special three-part series on how Houston and Schreier work together on recruiting, growing as a CEO,... Read »

10 Tips To Help You Hire Right

Inc - June 6, 2013

Nothing is more important--and less predictable--than recruiting. Here's how to get better. Read »

5 Culture-Killing Candidates You Should Never Hire

CEO.com - February 21, 2013

It’s interview time. On paper the candidate looks great—but there's more to the story. Here's how to avoid five potentially business-crippling candidates. 1. The Royal We “We developed the first app that was... Read »

How To Hire Superstar Employees

Entrepreneur - February 12, 2013

How solid is your current hiring process? One of the best ways to get the right talent on board is to have a trusted hiring process in place. Here's a six-step process you can adopt as is or tailor to meet your needs. Read »

Hiring B Players Will Kill Your Startup

VentureBeat - February 6, 2013

B players and C players are far worse than D’s and F’s. In fact, in my experience, B players are the worst hires you can make. Read »

Big Companies Using Employee Referrals For Hires

NYT - January 28, 2013

Big companies like Ernst & Young are increasingly using their own workers to find new hires, saving time and money but lengthening the odds for job seekers without connections, especially among the long-term unemployed. Read »

4 Characteristics To Look For When Hiring

Build Network - January 23, 2013

The top four characteristics to look for in people you recruit — according to Conductor CEO Seth Besmertnik. Read »

Don’t Hire The Perfect Candidate

HBR - January 14, 2013

Even if you can't live in this ideal, you can better understand your situation to aim for more realistic candidate expectations. Read »

How To Dramatically Improve Your Hires

Forbes - December 20, 2012

Select for success. Read »

How To Hire Someone You Won’t Regret In A Month

Fast Company - December 13, 2012

Success hinges on finding great people, but killer candidates can be nightmare employees, and duds can morph into your biggest stars. Here are the 3 biggest hiring mistakes to avoid. Read »

How CEOs Can Personally Recruit Top Talent

Inc. - November 28, 2012

Take a cue or two from Justin Yoshimura, a 23-year-old Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur who is his company's lead headhunter. Read »

How To Hire Top Candidates In 21 Days Or Less

Inc. - November 12, 2012

When you spot talent, accelerate your hiring process--right away. Read »

Infographic: 5 Best Places To Find Talent

Entrepreneur - November 6, 2012

A look at where you have the best chance of finding the right people to join your team. Read »

3 Ways To Avoid Hiring Nightmares

Inc. - November 1, 2012

Want to waste less time and money on the wrong hires? Follow this bit of unexpected advice. Read »