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As a founder, when you raise money for your startup, it’s usually all about growth and that tends to mean you need to recruit and hire some staff.  This is an exciting and stressful time for you and your business and having a clear plan will make it easier. In fact, your investors will expect you to have a plan.

When we receive calls from founders who have either completed or are in the process of completing a capital raise to grow their business, they generally want to talk about how they can develop a suitable recruitment strategy.  The initial questions tend to be, “which roles do we need to recruit and which ones should we prioritize first?” This then flows into “what type of people are we looking for?”

Naturally, all of this comes with a sense of urgency, as investors don’t want their cash sitting in the bank, they want it used to help the business grow. If that means hiring people, then it’s time to start recruiting.  So, what’s your recruitment strategy?

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