19 Nov Insight on the Technology Employment Market and how to Engage Tech Candidates

Let’s talk numbers. According to StackOverflowCareers.com, 81% of tech candidates, specifically developers, are employed. Only 10% said they are actively looking for a new job, yet 69% of them would be willing to consider switching jobs if the offer were good enough and 59% are open to new and/or different job opportunities. Which means that although your potential employee might already be taken, a nice...

Read More

18 Nov Which recruiting agency model works for me: Contingency vs. Retained

When looking at getting top talent for your startup through an outside agency, you will commonly find two approaches: Contingency and Retained. It is important that you know what you will be facing during the startup recruiting process. How could a contingency or retained recruiting model affect your candidate search? Which model goes best with your startup recruiting needs? Here is a closer and helpful...

Read More

13 Nov What to look for in a Candidate Profile

Used to be that you needed two main skills to be a startup founder: (1) a great product or technology that satisfied the demands of the market and (2) building an effective sales and marketing operation. Now there's a third skill which is knowing how to build a recruiting machine. Startups need top talent to have a shot at success, and with today's competitive landscape, there...

Read More

12 Nov The Key to Startup Recruiting: Purpose

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if the leading candidates out there were competing for a position in your company? If only it was that easy. Part of hiring a top performer for your startup goes in hand with a proper startup recruiting process and with having a company purpose that attracts the best candidates. First, you need to have empathy with your ideal candidate; why would they take...

Read More

11 Nov What you need to know about Startup Recruiting

Startup recruiting is hard. You are in the first stages of building a company that must validate their assumptions and technology. You need to iterate, find product/market fit, build processes and scale. You need a person willing to give you a portion of their lifetime for the upside in the equity (as startups don't generally pay handsomely) and strong beliefs in the company’s foundation. Other startup founders will...

Read More

10 Nov Challenges Startups Face when Recruiting Talent

As if trying to make your company work during its initial stages was not hard enough, you also have to worry about talent recruitment and building a strong team that works passionately towards the same goal. Everyone working in unison, staying engaged and taking the same risks in the great adventure that working at a startup company can be. The following are just a few...

Read More

09 Nov Getting it Right with Executive Startup Recruitment

You got the right amount of funding, clear objectives and you understand, better than anyone else, what you would like this ambitious new endeavor to turn into… However, one of the things that could prevent your great idea from becoming a game-changer in your industry, is failing to set up the right startup recruitment process to bring the best executive candidates to your company. Creating a...

Read More