What Founders Should Know About Hiring During a Market Downturn

As a founder, your instinct during any time of uncertainty is often to freeze hiring. Right now, with the effects of COVID-19 rippling through the economy, that’s what a lot of companies are doing. But while the virus’s second- and third-order effects will be challenging for almost every…

One Soft Landing: hire people who were recently laid off

Many companies are doing layoffs right now. Dover is compiling a comprehensive list of companies and people affected, so that each of them can quickly find a new opportunity. onesoftlanding.com If you have a spreadsheet of people that recently went through a layoff, message me or submit it directly…

Use this LinkedIn hack to 10x conversions on your intro requests

People often ask me for introductions, whether it’s hiring managers asking for candidate referrals, other startup founders asking for intros to investors, or my portfolio companies asking for intros to prospective customers. Here’s a request from an investor update I got recently: If you want to help: We’…