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AI, 3 Ways, Right Now — Bain Capital’s Darren Herman On Ways Businesses Can Implement AI Today Dressed in a sports jacket and sneakers, Darren Herman exudes an air of relaxed confidence as he settles in to share his insights at Hunt Club …
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Talent In 2024 According to Your Peers, Backed By the Numbers While there is no crystal ball for 2024, the best outlooks are forged together. Here are 8 peer perspectives from leaders in health tech, SaaS, …
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November 2023 Hiring Trends Update: The Only Way Out Is Through Download the Full Report As we near the end of the year, many of us are still recovering from several market shifts, hiring pivots, and workplace, …
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Diamonds in Disguise: The Untapped Potential in Passive vs. Active Candidates Talent acquisition. The bedrock of assembling an exceptional team equipped to take a company where it needs to go. At the same time, it’s an …
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October 2023 Hiring Trends Update: What We're Hearing & Seeing In the Market Right Now Access the Full Report Our Q3 2023 Market Report explored the seismic shift in leadership mindset from one of a growth-at-all-costs to a more …
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Evaluating Executive Leadership: Thriving or Time To Change? No company wants to part ways with their employees, especially executive team members. Unfortunately, an executive’s drive and skill set won’t always …
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Talent Torched on Tech? For the last 15+ years, people flocked to tech with promises of a faster pace, career growth, the ability to innovate and drive impact, and the …
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Startup CEO vs. Enterprise CEO: Where the Lines Are Drawn & Where They Blur 10 years ago, top executive talent — CEOs especially — had a firm understanding of exactly where they belonged. Some knew they thrived in a small …
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Market Report: Leadership Expectations Are Evolving — Get Unstuck From a Growth-At-All-Costs Mindset With a staggering 48% year-over-year decline in U.S. VC funding in Q2 2023, the entrepreneurial ecosystem finds itself at a crossroads, prompting …
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Grounds For Greatness: How Talent Consulting Helped a Hawaiian Coffee Company Build the Structure To Follow Strategy One series-A startup in the food and beverage industry works with Hunt Club to help them find the perfect blend of talent and build an organizational …
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How To Write an Effective Job Description in Today’s Competitive Market In today’s competitive job market where top talent is hard to find and even harder to secure, it’s essential to ensure your job postings stand out …
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Executive Recruiting Costs: A Recruiting Agency vs. In-House Did you know that the average cost of a mis-hire for a company can range anywhere from $17,000 to $240,000?
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From Funding to Flourishing: Guide To Building VC Platform Teams The odds are stacked against entrepreneurs, founders, and startups in today’s world of venture capital. For starters, statistics show that “more than …
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Here’s Why You Need to Build a Digital Team + The 8 Roles to Hire for Innovation From startups to industry giants, today’s biggest success stories all have one thing in common: a business model with an openness to innovation and a …
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Is it you? Your CEO? Your leadership team? Or the market?... I asked a few simple questions to our customers and their answers surprised me.
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The Surprising Pros and Cons of Competition For Startup Businesses Starting a business is no easy task. It goes without saying that the number of topics you need to be well-informed on if you want your business to …
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10 Essential Recruiting Skills All the Best Recruiters Need To Have Recruiting can be an intensely competitive business — especially if you’re searching for the best talent to fill roles in growing companies. That’s …
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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Search Services: How It Works Today, the cost to hire an executive can be in the tens of thousands — and that doesn't even factor in money spent interviewing and screening …
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5 Key Lessons From an Outdoor Enthusiast To Succeed In Any Role From Running a 5k to Climbing Kilimanjaro, How Setting Small Goals Helped Hunt Club’s Customer Success Manager, Elyse Mathos, Build a Mindfulness …
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Market Report: Embracing the AI Revolution According to Goldman Sachs economists, as many as 300 million full-time jobs around the world could be automated in some way by the use of new …
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8 Ways Investors Can Help Portfolio Companies Build DEIB Into Their Hiring Strategies Building a more equitable and diverse workforce has been proven to drive better business outcomes and build happier, more productive workplace …
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Market Report: Talent Trends on Rebalancing the Hiring Market Market Hiring Report February 2023 Recent news has focused heavily on the specific hiring practices of tech’s influential market which represents 3% …
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What Does a Background Check Show? When you need to fill a job opening at your company, of course, you want only the highest quality candidates for the job. Running a check on a job …
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The Pros and Cons of Boomerang Employees The Great Resignation led to a wave of people leaving their jobs for what they perceived to be better positions. However, many job leavers have …
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Chicago Tech Titans on 2023 Market Trends Home to more than 20 unicorns and some of the fastest-growing startups in the country, Chicago has rightfully earned its place as one of the hottest …
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Finding a Headhunter: 5 Tips on Choosing a Headhunter for Your Company Hiring top talent for high-level roles is essential to organizations committed to growing and thriving. However, finding, attracting, and negotiating …
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How a Talent Acquisition Consultant Can Help You Hire You can take two approaches to hiring: The usual approach (scrambling to find a hire for the most current open role) or the proactive approach.
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Understanding the Talent Sourcing Process Companies trying to land top talent know aspects of the recruiting process determine the endeavor’s success (or lack thereof). To ensure your …
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Becoming an Industry Leader: A Step-By-Step Guide Imagine what it would mean for your business if you were the household name in your industry. If your CEO was celebrated for insights no one else …
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How to Calculate the Real Turnover Cost of Your Employees Excessive employee turnover can be expensive for your company — even without the costs, it can cause all sorts of problems (like destroying your …
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From Surviving to Thriving During a Change Cycle Tim Kopp, Chairman at Terminus on Navigating a Changing Market and Tips for New CEOs With 20+ years of experience in the industry as the CMO at …
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Mats Lederhausen on the Power of Systems, Purpose-Driven Talent, and Effective Feedback As an investor, serial entrepreneur, former President of McDonald’s Ventures, and Executive Chairman of Roti, Mats Lederhausen has worked with and …
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How to Turn Your Parental Leave Into a Competitive Advantage Planning for parental leave can feel overwhelming: the personal to-dos, maintaining your actual job, and putting together a strong coverage plan. In …
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What Is Hiring Velocity and Why Is It Essential? The hiring process can be challenging, but understanding your hiring velocity makes all the difference in helping better align on timelines and the …
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Cloverly on How to Hire Passionate Talent & Build Sustainability-Focused Teams It’s no longer enough for a company to list ‘sustainability’ as a core value on paper while making minimal contribution to the aggressive fight …
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Angel Investing vs. Venture Capital: What Founders Should Know Making the best financial decisions for your growing business or startup requires a clear understanding of the nuances for different financing …
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What Makes A Successful Team? Once upon a time, management experts measured productivity in terms of how a single individual performed. Nowadays, teams are the metric whereby …
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Why Key Talent is Hard to Find in 2021 COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the American workforce. All too many employees experienced crippling layoffs in the crisis's early days, …
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The World Has Changed. Has Your Talent Partner? Hiring in this environment is tough.
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How to Run an Investor Data Room For Your Startup When a company was sold years ago, the enterprise acquiring it would ask to see financial and historical company documents as part of the due …
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What’s the Difference Between a Business Being Feasible vs. Viable? If you’ve been in business long enough, you’ve likely come across two related but slightly different concepts: feasibility and viability. The words …
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What's the Best e-Commerce Platform for Startups? An e-commerce platform is a website builder you can use to create an online store.
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The 5 Most Common Types of Startups (And Which One You Should Choose) The US is home to over 48,000 startups and is considered one of the most startup-friendly countries on the planet. However, with over 90% of all …
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Market Research for Startups: How Does It Work? Every startup needs to conduct market research if they ever hope to generate healthy revenue. It’s the foundation on which every business plan rests …
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Does Microsoft for Startups Really Work? What’s Microsoft for startups?
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What's the Average Customer Acquisition Cost for eCommerce Stores? There are two metrics every startup founder who runs an eCommerce business likely needs to be aware of if they want to generate revenue: customer …
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Best Books for Startups - The Definitive List Are you a current entrepreneur looking to take your business to the next level?
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