How To Hire Like a Bootstrapper With Special Guest Laura Roeder

Episode 143 | How To Hire Like a Bootstrapper With Special Guest Laura Roeder
Date: 2013-07-30
Link: Startups For the Rest of Us
 
Don’t bill people up front early in the game (during beta).
Start with a smaller project when hiring.
You have to work with people to find out if you’re going to work well with them.
It is more important to have the right people than to just have people working for you.
Do the calculation to find out where you’re actually adding value to the business.
Don’t build yourself a job.
Where they love the most is where people will do their best work.
Do a form to have people fill out rather than send in a resume. Ask questions that pertain to how they would handle the job.
Getting rid of micromanaging is the key to success for leading an effective team.