Archive for the 'hiring' Category

Favorite interview questions of startup founders

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

  While there are companies who sweep hundreds of folks in one go at a college through a test which is designed same for all, Startups on other hand, pick one by one. And each time, the criteria, the screening & the attitude is different. Recruitments at Startups are very unconventional / different and you [...]

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Hire the smartest people – For Free

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

MVP portfolio company SutraHR recently launched SutraJobs.com, a new job board focused only on “Startup and Emerging companies”.  The Job board is another extension of Sutra’s vision of becoming the leading people solutions company with exclusive focus on “Startups and Emerging Companies”, Sutra will be launching more initiatives like this in future. As an employer [...]

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Startup Essentials: Hire the right kind of people (and fire the wrong ones)

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

This article is reproduced from Sameer’s Blog, my personal blog. It was originally written on 10-March-2008.  Original post can be found here:Startup Essentials: Hire the right kind of people (and fire the wrong ones) Jason / Michael and bunch of other folks have been talking about kind of culture startups should have, to be able [...]

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Joining a pre-VC startup

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

This article is reproduced from Sameer’s Blog, my personal blog. It was originally written on 25-October-2006, during my days @ madhouse. Original post with all comments can be found here: Joining a pre-VC startup Madhouse is talking to a number of exceptionally talented individuals for senior/middle management positions. Some of them have expressed apprehensions around [...]

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