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Hi, we’re Sasha and Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling... and MORE, if you can believe it!

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Hi, we’re Sasha and Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling... and MORE, if you can believe it!

    People Leader Interview: Kara Scovitch, Sr Dir, Global Talent at The Knot Worldwide

    People Leader Interview: Kara Scovitch, Sr Dir, Global Talent at The Knot Worldwide

    In this interview with Kara Scovitch, Senior Director, Global Talent Management at The Knot Worldwide, we’re talking about return to work, levels and career progression, and performance philosophy.  

    Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kara-scovitch-phr-shrbp-62982085/ 

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    ABOUT VENTURE SCALER: 👋 Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling and MORE, if you can believe it!  

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.  

    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.  

    Brought to you by: Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/
    & Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 44 min
    People Leader Interview: Natalie Rast, Director of People Ops at stensul

    People Leader Interview: Natalie Rast, Director of People Ops at stensul

    In this interview with Natalie Rast, Director of People Ops at stensul, we’re talking about performance philosophy, values, DEI and scaling your team...  

    Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natalie-rast-8083b658/ 

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    ABOUT VENTURE SCALER: 👋 Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling and MORE, if you can believe it!  

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.  



    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.  

    Brought to you by:

    Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/

    & Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 50 min
    People Leader Interview: Jennifer Paxton, VP of People + Talent at Privy

    People Leader Interview: Jennifer Paxton, VP of People + Talent at Privy

    In this interview with Jennifer Paxton, VP of People + Talent at Privy, we’re talking about performance strategies, providing feedback, and scaling your team...  

    Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenpaxton/ 



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    ABOUT VENTURE SCALER: 

    👋 Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling and MORE, if you can believe it!  

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.  



    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.  

    Brought to you by: Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/

    & Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 53 min
    People Leader Interview: Kaitlyn Hudson, Head of People Ops at PrimeGov

    People Leader Interview: Kaitlyn Hudson, Head of People Ops at PrimeGov

    In this interview with Kaitlyn Hudson, Head of People Operations at PrimeGov, we’re talking about recruiting, training hiring managers and scaling your team...  

    Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaitlyn-hudson-she-her-aa203b91/ 

    Resources Kaitlyn Mentioned:
    - ATS: Lever
    - HRIS: Rippling
    - 401k: Human Interest



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    ABOUT VENTURE SCALER:

    👋 Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling and MORE, if you can believe it!

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.

    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.

    Brought to you by: Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/

    & Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 45 min
    People Leader Interview: Julie Menge, HR Operations Lead at Help Scout

    People Leader Interview: Julie Menge, HR Operations Lead at Help Scout

    In this interview with Julie Menge, HR Operations Lead at Help Scout, we’re talking about how to build career ladders, compensation strategies, and scaling your team...  



    Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliemenge/ 



    Resources Julie Referenced:   

    -https://www.progression.fyi/

    -https://www.helpscout.com/blog/employee-compensation/

    -https://buffer.com/resources/career-framework/

    -https://buffer.com/salary/ceo/average 



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    ABOUT VENTURE SCALER: 

    👋 Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling and MORE, if you can believe it!  

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.  



    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.  

    Brought to you by: Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/  
    & Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 45 min
    Startup Leader Interview: Drew Romney at Trainual and Chris Horne at Virtuous CRM, Heads of Finance

    Startup Leader Interview: Drew Romney at Trainual and Chris Horne at Virtuous CRM, Heads of Finance

    In this interview with two Startup Heads of Finance, Chris Horne at Virtuous CRM and Drew Romney here at Trainual, we’re talking about how to scale your startup…

    Drew Romney is the Director of Finance at Trainual (raised $7M Series A) and former Director of Finance at eVisit (raised $12M in VC).

    Chris Horne is the Director of Finance at Virtuous CRM (raised $3M Series A) and former Director of Finance at CampusLogic (raised $73M in VC).



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    👋 ABOUT VENTURE SCALER:  Hi, we’re Sasha & Jake - and this is Venture Scaler. On the show, we’re talking all things growth as it pertains to people ops and operations. Sasha is “People” (3x Head of People at VC-backed companies) and Jake is “Ops” (3x Ops/Growth Leader at VC-backed companies, Ex-Uber), and together we’re going to tell you all of our best tips on how to grow your business for things like hiring, onboarding, org planning, managing growth, scaling... and MORE, if you can believe it!

    If you’re a founder, CEO or people leader, we’re going to be giving you actionable advice in areas where people tend to get stuck. So if you’re like, “Okay, we just raised a round… now what??” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’re going to get into the nitty gritty so you know exactly what to do to grow and scale your teams and your business.

    Venture Scaler: Helping founders write the playbook to scale their startup.

    Brought to you by:

    - Sasha Robinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasharobinson/

    - Jake Huber: https://www.linkedin.com/in/huberjake/

    • 49 min

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Another serving please!

I can’t wait for more of these. Sasha and Jake are so fun with their banter and their combined startup experience are best in class. Can’t wait to dig into more of these episodes.

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