Recruiting Emails 101

Pitching talented candidates is tough — few people get it right. At Dover, we've helped more than 150 companies reach out to candidates in highly personalized and thoughtful ways. Your first point of outreach, after all, is when the candidate experience begins, and we believe that perfecting it is key to…

Your startup's complete guide to remote onboarding

You did it — after many, many phone screens and interviews, you extended an offer to “the one” and they’re starting soon. Good job! Now, on to your next challenge: setting up the new hire for success while working remotely. Not to worry — our team at Dover has grown from…

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…