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Take half the money and start a business, it will likely fail. You will also learn a great deal. Take the other half of what you would have spent on university and start your next business. You will have a better outcome. I spent 10 years after getting my BBA degree un-learning what I was tau...

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A great structure is having an internal champion present on each team, unit, office, etc. that can easily provide answers to benefit questions. This structure is particularly important if the company is spread across several locations without HR on the ground in each locale. On the more proacti...

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The easiest way would probably be to join a recruiter clack group (e.g. https://weirdlyhub.com/peoplepeople-slack-community-recruiters-hr/) and reach out to people there. You could also do a search on LinkedIn for: 'recruiter', and if you have a particular geographic area you want to focus on ju...

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This depends upon where you are in the start-up continuum. If you are still in search of a viable business model (i.e. the start-up phase) then the "multiple hats" scenario is spot on. In this phase the key is to discover that which is repeatable and scalable. In other words - to put your energy...

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Having been on both sides of the coin, I would say trust is the first factor. Mentor the one with less experience and as he develops, your time will thereafter be freed up to work on long term strategic goals & objectives.

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I used to design and manage complex business processes in the large BPO industry, I'm a fan of efficiency. After I left the industry I bought an offshore service based software development and digital marketing company that was probably pretty similar to yours. Fundamentally the best answer com...

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Hi: Not sure how well you know the market you're targeting, but to best know what you need in a partner, get a strong handle on what the target market needs. Who is your ideal customer? What pain points does she or he have? What is your solution to those pain points? Is it unique (so you need to ...

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Great question. The answer to this may depend on what exactly you mean "technical talent" - My guess is that, given the context, you are referencing software development/programming in some capacity. In which case, the first thing I would ask yourself (before "how do I hire someone locally i...

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Social Proof (customer testimonials), Press or Analyst Coverage is a key driver in checking-out new tools. Unfortunately, there is such a significant number of vendors offering recruiting solutions that it's difficult to get a customer's attention, even with a free offering. I would focus on you...

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How many people are you looking to roll this out to? I would caution against trying to automate what should be handled in person during the early days of your business. Talk to people. If they don't feel like you care (because you're automating the process), they won't give you valuable feedback.

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