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May 16, 2011

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SteveB

This is so true. The kicker is that with the right team in place these companies could reach a whole new level of efficiency.

Matt Landrum

Sure, hiring can be laborious, especially in the Hi-Tech field where you have a bunch of folks who may fear talking to people (or are at least uncomfortable with it). It involves a lot of context switching and requires great attention to detail.

I, too-also-as well, throw the bullshit flag on the "I don't have time to hire" thing. It's another manifestation of "I'm so busy I don't have time to stop and think" trap which may result in everyone working their ass off on the wrong thing. That's a sad one to watch.

and you can't just toss it over the wall to the recruiter, you have to be engaged.

--M

Tara Gowland

Great post - in our world this is the single biggest challenge when working with startups..recruiters need to get to know their managers and work one on one with them to find a solution that works...which takes time and patience. Lots of patience...

Leilani Ho

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