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Inside FI: How to Hire Methodically for your #Startup by @apatzer

Posted by Amity Sims on 2012-05-18

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here

Attracting the best talent is a necessary yet arduous challenge for startups. Although many view the hiring process as vague and subjective, as Aaron Patzer explains in the video below, “there is a rational, methodical, and repeatable way to hire people successfully.” 

Aaron Patzer is the founder and CEO of the personal finance management platform Mint.com, which was acquired by Intuit in 2009 for $170 million.

Aaron is a Mentor for the Silicon Valley Founder Institute. Applications are due on Sunday June 3rd. Apply here to get expert training and feedback to launch a company in 2012.

In this talk from the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, Aaron outlines a rational methodical process to repeatedly hire great talent. He discusses who to hire and what to pay them at each stage of a company, how to hire, and where to find talent.   

If you like the video below, follow Aaron on Twitter at @apatzer.


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