What is a company culture statement and how can you craft one for your own business? Check out these examples of effective company culture statements here.
Sahil Lavingia, the founder of Gumroad gave this outstanding interview where flexible working is a central topic – pretty different to most of the Founder content we get these days. Flexible working – more important than remote work? Apparently it is! Among the main takeaways: Flexible working arrangements are more important than remote work, profit… Continue reading Perks of Flexible Working
Companies today must demonstrate a culture of diversity and inclusion in order to succeed. Potential employees and customers consider these qualities to be critical. Many RFPs even require a section on diversity and inclusion, where bidders must demonstrate their commitment to these principles. It’s no longer enough to say that you support diversity in your workplace.… Continue reading Developing an Inclusion and Diversity Strategy in the Workplace
Going through a mass exodus at work or managed a whole team that quit on you? High employee turnover is demoralizing & can get expensive quickly.
When you’re growing your startup, you want to have the best team possible working towards the same goal. So how do you recruit the best talent when no-one knows who you are, they’ve never heard of your startup, and have other enticing job offers? You need to start by looking at what you have to… Continue reading How do You Recruit for a Startup?
Recruiting Daily splashes this surprising (or not) stat above the fold: 23% of Startups Fail because of an Inadequate Team. Wait What? But I thought most would fail because they got no traction, didn’t find a product-market fit and of course burnt through a lot of money and ended up with nothing to show for… Continue reading The Dangers of Hiring the Wrong Talent
For many startups, an HR department is a thing of the past, something only large corporations deal with. However, there are times that even if you don’t have an official Human Resources division, you need to do the work traditionally associated with this department. So when can you do it on your own, and when… Continue reading Bootstrapping your HR