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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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