Early PayPal employees – the PayPal mafia – created companies now worth over $200 billion. How did they hire such great people?
Part of the answer is that they used the most effective way to hire: employee referrals.read more
How do you measure whether your recruiting is effective?
This video covers six main steps of the hiring funnel, metrics to measure, and benchmarks to target, illustrated with M&Ms. 🙂read more
Ernest Shackleton inspired thousands of people to want to join him on a treacherous journey to reach the South Pole. How did he do it?read more
Learn seven steps to writing a great job description, including a role’s responsibilities, qualifications, compensation, and title.read more
Rob Neivert, Venture Partner at 500 Startups, explains how to close enterprise sales. Rob has made over 70 seed-stage investments with a focus on B2B startups.
We drilled into Rob’s four-stage sales framework: Research, Engagement, Demonstration, and Closing.read more
Today, I’m launching VentureKit Radio, a podcast that shows how domain experts do the hard things in startups.
The first episode is about how to fundraise. My guest, Brendan Baker, was the dealflow manager and second employee at AngelList.read more