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Hiring and Firing

Winter 2009 New York Semester

Do you need a cofounder? How do you find and choose a cofounder? What employees do you need, and when do you need them? How do you hire and fire employees? What are important qualities to look for in employees? How do you decipher a resume? What are compensation guidelines? How do you set expectations? When is it easiest and hardest to find the best resources, and why?

Goal:
Implement hiring policies and practices

Date:
2010-01-21, 06:30 PM

Mentors

Dan Porter
CEO
David Isaacs
President, Qlipso/DoubleFusion
Jeff Stewart
Founder & CEO, Lenddo

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