The biggest mistake founders make when scaling up recruiting

credit: dilbert.comMy company Dover is building a recruiting orchestration platform to help companies find and hire the best talent. Over the past two years, I’ve helped 100+ founders and hiring managers understand how to run a data-driven recruiting process and get the results they want. This post is…

The Dos & Don'ts: Titles for Employees at Startups

Titles won't make or break your offer, but why not pull every lever you can, to get someone amazing on your team? As long as these titles are accurate to the job someone is doing, they are easy and inexpensive ways to attract talent. DO:Add "Founding" to the titles…

Two tricks to cut your interview time in half

Why does it take some companies 3 months to hire for a role and others 3 weeks? A lot of it comes down to process. To speed up your hiring, you need to make sure that you're running a tight interview process. However, very few companies manage to do this.…

How to make the move from consulting to startup

1.5 months ago, I left my management consulting job at BCG and joined Dover, a seed-stage startup in the recruiting-tech space.During my transition from consulting to startups, I realized there’s not much information to help non-technical folks interested in early-stage startups.In this blog, I aim to…

It’s Time Outbound Recruiting Worked for Startups

For founders, there’s an obvious appeal to inbound recruiting. Instead of devoting time and resources to candidate outreach, you can focus on other tasks and let the applicants come to you. In short, inbound recruiting does all the work for founders. At least that’s the theory. There’s…

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,…