Startup Hire Archive

To Hire a Hacker or Hustler First?

Why would a startup company want to hire a hacker as part of their staff setup? A good argument would be that hackers or developers possess skills that can be used positively. Someone who started out as a hacker breaking into network systems can make a turnaround and use the same skills to help a

Top 5 Reasons Why Talents Refuse to Join Startups

It is not always easy when you are thinking of changing jobs. There are so many factors to take into consideration.  People around you will give you all sorts of advice and tips, but in the final analysis it is up to you and what your personal requirements are that should form the selection criteria.

Which role is the most critical to hire initially for a Startup?

Recruitment can be one of the most challenging aspects for a startup company. To pick out the most critical role to hire would be difficult. This is because the base staff itself would be few in number; as there are several areas to keep afloat right from day one – managerial, marketing, accounting, technical etc.

What are Hackers looking for when they join Startup?

Most developers, also called as ‘hackers’ when approached to join a new startup, would in all fairness wonder – what type of gamble would I be taking if I agree to join? It is a fair question and if truth be told, a gamble. But there are many positive reasons why hackers should grab the

Should a Startup pay Headhunters for Any Hiring?

When starting any new business venture one is faced with a whole lot of tasks, not the least of which is hiring the right staff. After locating appropriate business premises and furnishing the office, the next step would be to fill the empty desks and chairs! Computers may be the need of the day to

Why is a Good Job Description Important for a Startup?

Though, in this era of computer and technology, many consider that writing job description is a total waste of time, still some people prefer writing a job description to reap out its benefits. In reality, writing a job description is important from many perspectives, especially for a startup business. This is considered as one of

What Entices Talent to Join another Startup Competitor?

Many people feel that they are stagnating in their present job. Years of putting their back to the grindstone have not been very rewarding. Is it time to look for another job that could be more fulfilling career-wise, and more lucrative? Since there are dozens of job offers being advertised, it is not easy to

Why are Hackers an Important Hire for Startups

The early stages of any business are very crucial for them. It is a very tender time when a hasty decision can ruin the business prospect. One of the important aspects of any modern business is technology. A modern business cannot rely on manual work and cannot keep piles of files stacked on tables. Modern

What Makes a Good Startup Hire?

What Makes a Good Startup Hire? Driving a startup towards the silver line of success is definitely a challenging task and those who can successfully deal with this challenge, overcome all the difficult hurdles, will definitely say that it’s not all about great investment or asset buying but a saga of great hiring. Just making

Talent Poaching Between Corporate and Startup

Your company, be it a corporate or startup, will be as good as its employees. This is a fact of operating a business and that is why companies are always looking to recruit the best talent. Unfortunately, sometimes, the best talent can be working at a competitor and this is where talent poaching comes in.