Startup development

How startups are changing the candidate experience game

Hiring requires a personal touch and that truth is becoming more important than ever before. Your brand’s “candidate experience” is a summation of all the touch points that someone has with you as...

What incentives can startups offer candidates that big businesses can't?

Once the initial people are in place at a startup -- usually the founders and perhaps someone in charge of product, research, sales, or technology -- one of the biggest talent challenges arises. Now...

2017 In Review: Our Favourite Articles

After discussing the top McQuaig blog posts for 2017, we decided to expand our search and take another look through our Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn feeds for awesome articles that we had read...

5 Must-Visit Sources For Startup Inspiration

Some of the best help you can get when growing your startup is from others in the same boat or experts in the field. Tips and tricks from people who’ve been through similar experiences can be a...

3 Free Tools To Optimize Your Startup's Hiring Strategy

“Free” can be the greatest word in the world when you’re in bootstrapping mode. A tool or service that’s going to make your life as an entrepreneur easier? And it’s free? Of course you’re going to...

Attention Entrepreneurs: This Is How To Properly Delegate

Hate to break it to you, but we’re still pretty far away from the days when you can clone yourself and run your startup exactly how you want. We might get there someday, but science has a long way to...

How To Hire The Best Software Developers

Most SaaS startups already have a development team, but at some point, that team is going to change or grow. Software Developer is an essential startup role, and the right devs can truly make or...

5 Clear Signs Your Startup Needs New Talent

In this video from Entrepreneur, Jason Balin and Chris Haddon of Hard Money Bankers talk about how good it feels to hand off responsibilities and replace your name with others on your startup’s...

3 Reasons Why Startups Can't Screw Up Their First Hires

If you’re betting $1000 in a game of roulette, you know that one possible consequence is losing that money. It might seem like a lot to lose – and it is – but some gamblers are willing to take the...

How To Laser-Focus Your Candidate Search [Webinar]

You know what’s the worst? Dedicating your time to something that doesn’t pan out. Especially in the realm of hiring, when the process already takes a fair amount of time, it can be frustrating to...

4 Hiring Questions Every Entrepreneur Should Ask

We’ve spent a lot of the past few weeks posting about the vital roles that any startup should hire for – going over the importance of each role, and talking about the personality traits that...

Here's Why Startups Need Role Diversity To Survive

Entrepreneurs are renowned for knowing what they want and going after it relentlessly. For much of a startup’s journey, the founder is the company expert, executing on a vision that they hold, and...

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