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14 Jan

Tech Startup Hiring: Learning Tech for Core Business Applicants

IT recruiters should hire applicants with a tech background when seeking candidates for core business roles within a tech startup, but where can an individual gain enough tech knowledge to secure an advantage over other applicants? A myriad of schools are popping up across the country in tech-centric areas, such as Boston, Seattle, and the Silicon Valley, which allow students to learn what is needed to...

13 Jan

Tech Startup Hiring: Core Business Applicants Should Have a Tech Background

With the rise of technology-based startups, recruiters can expect an increase in hiring for front-end designers, mobile app developers, data warehouse analysts, and similar IT roles. Even with the economic recession of 2008, vacant tech positions remain unfilled as startups seek qualified candidates. According to Jim Newman, the Executive VP of Acquity Group, “the bubble-burst of the early 2000s swayed many high school and college students...

11 Jan

Healthcare and IT Recruiting Expected to See Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released its projections for job growth between 2014 and 2024, and healthcare and tech are among the fields with the fastest growth potential. The report, which was released in December, revealed that four out of the five occupations with the overall fastest percentage of growth are in healthcare. More importantly, the healthcare industry is expected to have...

08 Jan

How Startup Recruiting Differs from Other Hiring Scenarios

Recruiting top talent is not easy, but recruiting for a startup is downright difficult. Founders are typically busy handling all aspects of the company - from marketing to finance to sales to hiring for various roles within the new organization. But the CEO of a startup does not typically have the background and knowledge in human resources necessary to make the right hiring decisions. Nor...

09 Dec

How much Equity to give your Early Employees Part 2

On my previous article post about employee equity, I did an overview on some important definitions and possible scenarios of stock compensation. On this second part we will review how a startup equity can be split in a way it is fair for all shareholders. There is no real formula in which all companies base their employee equity programs, the options are countless. The way it...

08 Dec

How much Equity to give your Early Employees Part 1

How much equity is good enough for a startup employee? How can you guarantee you will keep this skillful new talent with a fair equity share? This two-part article post will provide a detailed view on important definitions as well as suggestions and factors that help resolve these questions. Once you have managed to gather enough money to build your startup, you now need to think...

02 Dec

How to give your Team Real Purpose

A great challenge for many startups is keeping the core values and purpose in which the company is based upon. As the organization starts to grow and new employees are hired, it is an arduous task to spread the excitement throughout the team and have everyone working hard towards the same goal. A team’s purpose is what drives the company’s culture. Purpose is what will...

30 Nov

Is your Tech Startup Ready to be Big?

Understanding the technological business and how to sell a tech product might not be enough to make your tech startup grow into what you have envisioned. You might have already witnessed other companies not succeeding with the understanding-selling model because they are lacking one important aspect to complete the trifecta, how to build a tech startup company. Once you have a nice grasp of the fundamentals...