Six hiring mistakes entrepreneurs make in the early years

Six hiring mistakes entrepreneurs make in the early years This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs. My company specializes in helping startup and growth stage companies build their teams. I am privileged to work with brilliant founders every day.…

Pre-hire due diligence: Five tips for getting the most out of references

Pre-hire due diligence: Five tips for getting the most out of references This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs. I hear regularly from business owners who think checking references on candidates is a waste of time. “Why would someone…

The current labor shortage isn’t short-term – now what?

This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs. I’ve spent a bunch of time over the past few months trying to make sense of the labor shortage. There are a plethora of causes for this situation, but the bottom line…

How to position your startup against the big logo companies to land talent

This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs. If you’ve tried hiring talent in the last few months, you’ve probably been surprised at the dearth of applicants, even for marketing roles, which usually have a very big talent pool.…

Take advantage of remote working to amp up your organization’s diversity

This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs. The past year has been strange, difficult, unbelievable – insert your adjective here. As an optimist, I am forever looking for the silver lining in any situation. Over the last year,…

Seven common hiring mistakes that entrepreneurs make

This article was published as part of the Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, experts, executives and entrepreneurs.  I specialize in helping founders, entrepreneurs and small business owners find, attract and hire the talented professionals they need to be competitive in their respective markets. The types of positions my…