We analyzed early hires from 15 top startups. Here's what we found.

As an early-stage founder, you’ll make dozens of decisions every day that will impact your company’s future. But few of those decisions will matter as much as who you hire—which can make those decisions the most anxiety-inducing ones you have to make. Which should you prioritize in…

9 Overlooked Job Hunting Resources for Laid-Off Tech Folks

When people think of the tens of millions of jobs lost during the coronavirus crisis, they often picture the many hairdressers, servers, bartenders and retail salespeople unable to work in a pandemic. And while the hospitality and service industries have been hit the hardest by Covid-19, the tech sector hasn’…

How I found an amazing job (during the pandemic)

I wrote a blog post last month about my job search as an ex-Founder. In the blog, I talk about how I used my network to help me figure out what I wanted to do next with my career. I was originally unclear on the kind of role I wanted,…

Job Descriptions: More Than Just Online Ads

At Dover, we're helping companies find and engage the best people for their teamAfter working with 50+ of the fastest growing startups – we saw that our customers wanted help with creatives ideas for job descriptions, too.In this article, we'll talk about why JDs are important & introduce our fun…

Impact Hiring: 3 Things to Consider When Prioritizing Diversity

As an outbound recruiting company, we at Dover are often asked to focus a search on diversity. Sometimes this is because a mostly-male startup is looking for its first female engineering hire, or that a leadership team has looked around and realized that there aren't enough (or any!) underrepresented minorities…

Introducing: Diversity Audit for your Job Postings

The team at Dover has been very excited to see the increase in diversity & inclusion initiatives this year, especially when it comes to hiring. We've built out many features in our products that aim to increase diversity in our client's recruiting pipelines, and we're pleased to offer some of…

Masterclass in Remote Hiring: A conversation with Kevin Pursel

In the age of COVID, everyone needs to get good at hiring remotely — fast. Dover sat down via video with Kevin Pursel, the former Head of Recruiting at GitLab (the famously fully remote open-source company), and current Head of Recruiting at States Title, to discuss remote hiring best practices and…

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Founders Make in Outbound Recruiting

Recruiting may be the most important job of any founder. It’s also the skill that, as a founder, you’re least likely to have when you’re starting a company. That’s not your fault—not many people who start companies come from a recruiting background. But ignorance of…