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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Argosight Tech Talk: Leveraging Technology Without Sacrificing the Candidate Experience

Argosight Tech Talk: Leveraging Technology Without Sacrificing the Candidate Experience

In the past decade, the recruiting industry has been inundated with new technology. Now almost every step of the recruitment process can be automated in some way, increasing efficiency among recruiters that take advantage of the technology available to them. But there are accompanied risks. Recruiters can either sorely underutilize their resources, or their use of technology can sacrifice the human element that is so vital to the candidate experience. How can recruiters maintain the balance of efficiency and candidate experience in the constantly evolving landscape of recruiting technology?

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