Month: January 2016

T3 – SmashFly

SmashFly.  Wierd name, really great technology for ‘Pre-Applicant’ engagement.  Basically, SmashFly is a company that will make your recruitment marketing really work. No, not that flyer you made yourself with clipart. Real honest to goodness big boy and big girl marketing, for talent acquisition. When most people think about recruiting, sourcing, etc. There is really little thought put into talent attraction.  Wait, you mean…

LinkedIn is the dominant social media for business

However, in the business community, LinkedIn is the dominant social network of the professional community. Users spend an average of nearly 10 minutes per day on the social platform. Users of LinkedIn say they are 50 percent more likely to buy from a …

I’ve hired over 100 people at 4 startups (lessons)

It’s Feedback Friday here on the RC blog, and we have some hiring snippets from startup founders for the readers out there. Enjoy and have a great weekend. I have hired over 100 people at 4 startups. Here’s my advice. 1. Contract to hire. Hiring a contractors first, allows you to test the water before jumping right in. It’s also much more cost efficient. You…

Peakon satisfait d'un VC français

Un positionnement déjà adopté par les américains 15Five et TinyPulse, qui ont levé respectivement 3 et 9 M$. Peakon, qui renforcera avec ces fonds ses équipes de développement à Copenhague et commerciales surtout à Londres, en est aux débuts de la …