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How to Crack the Code on Startup Talent



Talented employees fuel the success of every startup. But most startups struggle to attract top talent. Learn how to create a talent strategy that elevates your startup above other more established and better funded companies.

Duration: ~2 hours


How to Crack the Code on Startup Talent:

Startups thirst for game-changing, talented employees to drive execution, build world-class products, and inspire investor confidence. However, most startups fail to invest in their talent infrastructure, leaving talent development to chance ― which is particularly dicey given the exorbitant salaries offered by highly profitable and established tech companies.

This training class will provide you with a proven framework for building out your startup’s talent strategy — a key component of great execution. This training includes several customizable tools and resources that can be quickly and easily installed as the foundation for your startup’s talent strategy.

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What You'll Learn

  The importance of talent

  • Talent challenges
  • Typical startup priorities
  • How talent drives success
  • Hypocrisy and talent
  • Talent framework as a differentiator

  Successful talent strategies

  • Employee goals
  • Requirements of success
  • Talent rubric
  • Case studies


  Elements of a talent strategy

  • Hiring
  • Development
  • Recognition
  • Retention

✔  Talent fundamentals

  • Recruiting / interviewing
  • Competencies
  • Corporate levels
  • Salary grades
  • Employee performance

  How to use the tools included with this class

Tools Included:

  • Talent rubric (Microsoft Excel)
  • Behavioral vs. situational interviews (PDF)
  • Cultural interview questionnaire (Microsoft Word)
  • Manageability interview questionnaire (Microsoft Word)
  • Employee performance review (Microsoft Word)
  • Corporate levels (Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Salary grades (Microsoft Excel)

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