Hiring & Culture

Stories on the art and science of hiring and onboarding talent, as well as keeping people happy and engaged through great company culture

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SaaStock EMEA 2021: Our Top Highlights

SaaStock EMEA Online was a great success this year, with: Invaluable learnings and strategies shared by 60+ incredible experts in the SaaS field Two days of jam-packed content sessions One day of actionable and hands-on workshops Here are some of our key highlights from the event… Day 1: People, Runway & Retention Accel Euroscape 2021:…

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Offering Equity to employees: a deep dive with Christian Gabriel, Capdesk

In this talk, Christian Gabriel, Co-founder & CEO of Capdesk, speaks with SaaStock’s Alexander Theuma on the SaaS Revolution Show to deep dive into the topic of offering equity to employees. Christian shares: Why giving equity to employees matters to business How long the equity process takes for a new business Why technology companies need…

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How to attract top talent

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. Building your dream team does not happen overnight. Before you can even think about creating a high performing team, you first have to put the right teams together. And finding and attracting the right people, for…

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The Secret to a Good Hire, with Dan Martell, SaaS Academy

If you are not subscribed, join the community by subscribing here and share it with your fellow SaaS enthusiasts. How do you avoid making a bad hire? The rule is to: “Hire on attitude”, according to Dan Martell, Founder of SaaS Academy. What to tactically look for in interviews, especially with executives or leadership team…

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The Challenges & Opportunities of Moving from Market Disruptor to Category Creator

There is a prevailing view that startups are better at creating breakthrough innovations, than some of the more established businesses out there. It is said to come with increased research costs and uncertainty. According to the Harvard Business Review, creating a category “involves both a breakthrough product and a breakthrough business model”, and carving your…

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Becoming an Empowered Leader in a Virtual World, with Edith Harbaugh (LaunchDarkly) & Astasia Myers (Redpoint Ventures)

Edith Harbaugh (CEO & Co-founder of LaunchDarkly) & Astasia Myers (Investor at Redpoint Ventures) are this week’s guests on The SaaS Revolution Show. 76% of tech founders are now supportive of distributed work – a huge uplift from 56% before the pandemic. The challenge? Remote work requires a different leadership style. Gone are the days…

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How to Hire without Hurting, with Bridget Harris, YouCanBook.me

Bridget is the CEO & Co-founder of YouCanBook.me. She joins SaaStock’s Alexander Theuma on The SaaS Revolution Show, and shares her insights on hiring. Watch now, or listen to the audio-only version below: Listen now: When you finally get that hard-to-reach prospect on the phone, don’t waste the opportunity by booking a follow-up web conference….

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Fireside Chat and AMA on Scaling Sales Teams with Jonathan Anguelov, Aircall

Jonathan Anguelov is the co-founder & coo of Aircall. He joins Alex Theuma, Founder of SaaStock, on The SaaS Revolution Show to discuss one strategy he doubled down on when scaling his rocket-ship was employee specialisation and Sales Fordism. Watch now, or listen to the audio-only version below: Listen now:

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Fireside Chat and AMA on Company Culture with Nicolas Dessaigne, Algolia

Nicolas Dessaigne is the co-founder of Algolia. He joins Stephen Cummins, CEO at AppSelekt, on The SaaS Revolution Show to discuss raising seed and Series A funding, as well as how to seed world-class company culture. Watch now, or listen to the audio-only version below: Listen now:

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Five ways to avoid burnout as a SaaS founder

Being a first-time startup founder can be a lonely journey, especially if long-time friends and peers have taken a more conventional career path. And 2020 has been particularly demanding: in May 2020 Blind found that 73% of surveyed tech workers are burnt out, thanks to a combination of working longer hours, working from home, not…

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