Start-upSuperstars• How to Be One &  How to Hire One                   #pcn12           #jobsearchguru
toptal
Without a doubt,the #1 factor in a startup’s   success is its people.Startups require superstars.                         ...
“A players hire A players,   but B players hire C players, because they  don’t want anyone to     outshine them.”      Eil...
How do you recognize Superstar A players?
Superstar A players …  … get things done.                           #pcn12                       #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players… … have high standards.                       #pcn12                   #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players…… work well with others.                        #pcn12                    #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players…  … take responsibility.                         #pcn12                     #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players…… are confident and decisive.                          #pcn12                      #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players…… see the bigger picture.                         #pcn12                     #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players… … love what they do.                        #pcn12                   #jobsearchguru
Superstar A players…  … get things done.  … have high standards.  … work well with others.  … take responsibility.  … are ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars                             #pcn12                         #jobsearchguru
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars 1.Hire people you like.   Chemistry is everything.                             #pcn12     ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars 2. Hire people who are    smarter than you.                             #pcn12            ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars3.Hire for diversity of  perspectives; it makes  your company stronger.                    ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars4.Require start-up experience.  It saves valuable time and  money.                         ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars5.Avoid prima donnas and  drama queens.                             #pcn12                 ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars6. Require excitement   about the company and   its mission.                             #p...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars7.Be specific about targets  and expectations. Write it  down.                             ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars8.Include key stakeholders  in hiring decisions.                             #pcn12        ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars9. Interview two or three   times to see the real   person.                             #pc...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars10. Be generous. Give equity,    recognition and praise to    make up for less salary.     ...
10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars1. Hire people you like. Chemistry is everything.2. Hire people who are smarter than you.3....
More about hiring and getting hired:                   www.   BeRealCareer.com                 www.WorkGoesStrong.com    #...
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Start up Superstars - PodCamp Nashville 2012

  1. 1. Start-upSuperstars• How to Be One & How to Hire One #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  2. 2. toptal
  3. 3. Without a doubt,the #1 factor in a startup’s success is its people.Startups require superstars. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  4. 4. “A players hire A players, but B players hire C players, because they don’t want anyone to outshine them.” Eileen Gittins Founder and CEO 2006 = $0 2009 = $49M+
  5. 5. How do you recognize Superstar A players?
  6. 6. Superstar A players … … get things done. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  7. 7. Superstar A players… … have high standards. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  8. 8. Superstar A players…… work well with others. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  9. 9. Superstar A players… … take responsibility. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  10. 10. Superstar A players…… are confident and decisive. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  11. 11. Superstar A players…… see the bigger picture. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  12. 12. Superstar A players… … love what they do. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  13. 13. Superstar A players… … get things done. … have high standards. … work well with others. … take responsibility. … are confident and decisive. … see the bigger picture. #pcn12 … love what they do. #jobsearchguru
  14. 14. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  15. 15. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars 1.Hire people you like. Chemistry is everything. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  16. 16. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars 2. Hire people who are smarter than you. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  17. 17. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars3.Hire for diversity of perspectives; it makes your company stronger. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  18. 18. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars4.Require start-up experience. It saves valuable time and money. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  19. 19. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars5.Avoid prima donnas and drama queens. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  20. 20. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars6. Require excitement about the company and its mission. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  21. 21. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars7.Be specific about targets and expectations. Write it down. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  22. 22. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars8.Include key stakeholders in hiring decisions. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  23. 23. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars9. Interview two or three times to see the real person. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  24. 24. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars10. Be generous. Give equity, recognition and praise to make up for less salary. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  25. 25. 10 Secrets to Hiring Superstars1. Hire people you like. Chemistry is everything.2. Hire people who are smarter than you.3. Hire for diversity of perspectives; it makes your company stronger.4. Require start-up experience. It saves valuable time.5. Avoid prima donnas and drama queens.6. Require excitement about the company and the mission.7. Be specific about expectations. Write things down.8. Include key stakeholders in hiring decisions.9. Interview two or three times to see the real person.10. Be generous. Give equity, recognition and praise to make up for less salary. #pcn12 #jobsearchguru
  26. 26. More about hiring and getting hired: www. BeRealCareer.com www.WorkGoesStrong.com #pcn12#jobsearchguru

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