Technology Based Talent Communities + The Future of Recruiting

Technology Based Talent Communities + The Future of Recruiting

Today’s recruiting landscape is characterized by disruptive innovators contending with multi-national organizations that have long dominated the industry. As firms and employers gain nearly identical access to global candidate databases, the need for a competitive advantage has led the push to “privatize” the global candidate population. In order to truly understand this trend and what it means for the future, it is important to look back on past innovations of the recruiting industry.

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A Founder's Guide to Early-Stage Startup Recruiting

A Founder's Guide to Early-Stage Startup Recruiting

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been meeting the 2015 class of Techstars Boston, a mentorship-driven accelerator that holds 13-week programs for startups. Advising the most recent Techstars class, as well as mentoring the founders of early stage companies at both the Harvard Innovation Lab and prior Techstars classes, reminds me of the consistent and unique challenges that early stage companies face: with very limited resources and conflicting priorities, how do you identify, attract, and screen the best talent to advance your startup?

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