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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How to effectively hire and create a culture in a remote organisation

On this week’s podcast, we talk with Liam Martin, Co-founder of Time Doctor and staff.com and organiser of Running Remote, a conference devoted to leaders and executives from companies with remote work culture. We chat about hiring well and creating a healthy and strong culture remotely.  Time Doctor measures remote employee productivity and staff.com…

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3 key strategies of hiring for hypergrowth

On this short bonus episode, we take you back to our podcast stage at SaaStock18 for a chat with Olivier Pomel, CEO of Datadog. Alex and Olivier talk about how he has been hiring for hypergrowth. Originally French, Olivier moved to the US in 1999. Eight years ago he co-founded Datadog and the journey has…

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A guide to not f***ing up company culture with Kirsti Grant

What does it take to create and keep a great company culture? Kirsti Grant, Co-founder of Populate and HOP Ventures has been aiming to answer that and has a guide on how not to destroy company culture. All starts with strategic alignment.

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How to hire executives by scrapping the Silicon Valley playbook

The latest guest on the SaaS Revolution Show is Alex Fala, CEO of New Zealand company Vend. One of the speakers at SaaStock Oceania, which takes place on December 6th in Sydney, he gives a taster of the topic he will cover extensively at the event: how to hire executives without using the Silicon Valley playbook, which Alex deems irrelevant unless you are the hottest company in the Bay area.

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How to run a growth-minded team with Kieran Flanagan

Every company hits growth ceilings. Scaling is about breaking through them. And it often comes down to the people on your team. In his talk at SaaStock18, Kieran Flanagan, VP Marketing/Growth at HubSpot, shares how he hires growth-minded people by using Linkedin in a smart way, how he plots initiatives in a graph to decide what to do, and how he divides his time between channels that grow and those which don’t.

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10 key lessons SaaStock18 attendees picked up

This year we have a particularly great roster of write-ups about SaaStock18, all filled with lessons, experiences and kind words. Thanks for everyone who took the time to write their impressions and share with the community. Here are 10 lessons we extracted from them.

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Ten lessons Vivek Sharma learned growing past $40mm in ARR

Vivek Sharma co-founded Movable Ink in 2010 and has led the company through rapid growth to a leading market position with 200+ employees serving 500 of the most innovative consumer brands. Movable Ink recently crossed $40M in ARR and at the SaaStock18 stage, Vivek Sharma shared 10 biggest lessons, neatly summarised in this short write up.

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SaaStock Live: Day 2

SaaStock Day 2 Wednesday 17 October You can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we’ve created SaaStock Live, our on-the-go recaps of key sessions throughout SaaStock 2018. Our reporters, Annie and Despina, will keep you up to date and fill you in on exciting SaaS you might have missed. You can also follow along on…

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SaaStock Live: Day 1

SaaStock Day 1 Tuesday 16 October You can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we’ve created SaaStock Live, our on-the-go recaps of key sessions throughout SaaStock 2018. Our reporters, Annie and Despina, will keep you up to date and fill you in on exciting stuff you might have missed. You can also follow along on…

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SaaStock Live 2018: SaaS.City

Monday 15 October You can’t be everywhere at once. That’s why we’ve created SaaStock Live, our on-the-go recaps of key sessions throughout SaaStock 2018. Our reporters, Annie and Despina, will keep you up to date and fill you in on exciting stuff you might have missed. Today? SaaS.City. _____________________________________________________________________________ 16:45 – As bootcamps end and…

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