If you’re a founder building a company you’re going to eventually have to start hiring executives to help you scale. The people you bring into your leadership team can make or break your startup.
In each episode we’ll be speaking with a founder or expert, as we discuss the art & science of hiring leaders, why it matters, and how you can keep up.
Prioritizing Culture with Riley Ennis, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of Freenome
Many founders speak to specific actions that enabled the growth of their companies in their respective industries. Some tips might apply in all sectors, while others are specific to certain industries. Here, Riley Ennis of Freenome shares actionable steps that have worked for him in healthcare.
The Recruiter's Journey with Gia Scinto, Partner at Launch Search Partners and Growth Advisor/Expert at Y Combinator
In this episode of The Gradience Podcast, Nigel is joined by Gia Scinto, Partner at Launch Search Partners and Growth Advisor/Expert at Y Combinator.
If you’re interested in the strategies for a successful recruitment process, the fundamentals of onboarding diverse talents, or generally building portfolios that could plug into the recruitment space, tune in to this episode of The Gradience Podcast
Building an Organic Culture with Jordan Fisher, Founder & CEO of Standard AI
While being a solo founder is all well and good, having a team of co-founders with your projected team culture, a wide range of skill sets, and experiences you do not possess is even much better. Adding to the team is a delicate process as your choices can push your startup in the direction you envisioned or cripple it.
Into the Talent Industry with Jose Guardado & Brian Bocchino, Co-Founders at Build Talent
In an industry where there are a thousand and one search firms, choosing the right executive search partner for your startup might be a challenge. Considering many of these search firms don’t even have the expertise or qualifications to hire top talents, recruiting might pose an even bigger challenge as a wrong partnership might result in the loss of time, energy, resources, and even potential finalists. Consequently, having the know-how for the right firm tops the list of to-dos when searching for executives.
Technical Recruiting with Daniel Chen, Multi-time Founder & Visiting Fellow at Sequoia Capital
The crypto industry is rapidly expanding as interest in the ethos and space increases. As such, the demand for crypto talent in crypto-inclined startups is also increasing and getting competitive. Founders are painfully aware of this and the fact that the early stage of a company is its most delicate. Therefore, to deliver on the company’s goals, an early team has to function appropriately and synergize. In achieving this, professionals with the right skillset need to be recruited
Raising the Hiring Bar with Brent Goldman, Engineering Leader and Angel Investor
Any company’s greatest asset is the employees. They represent the company as ambassadors, determine the public’s perception of the business, are handlers of intangible assets, and are the biggest contributors to an organization’s worth. As such, recruiters and hiring managers need to bring people into the fold, develop a strong recruitment strategy and raise the bar during the process. Candidates should be carefully selected to ensure that additions to the team are people of high quality who are skilled, self-aware, have a growth mindset, and share the organizational culture, among others.