3 Pragmatic Tips for Startups Making Those Critical Initial Hires


While a bad hire can potentially slow down growth at any company, it can actually have a fatal effect on a startup. Here are three tips to help you build a pool of talent that brings your startup to the next level.

Peter Holten Muhlmann, CEO of Trustpilot, one of the world’s largest online review platforms, explained to me via email how his company does this: “All your hires need to imbibe the company culture, the value of your brand and ultimately transfer it to your product," Muhlmann wrote, "so that it is obvious to your customers what you stand for. A strong, value-based work culture built on integrity will raise the bar for your hires down the line for years to come.”

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