If you want to poach-proof your business, start by creating the kind of culture people thrive in. Poaching staff is one of the harsh realities of the tech world. Competitors are looking to grow their business fast and your employees are talented experts who are already fully trained up. Poaching is basically a super-irritating form… Read more »
Last month, like many startups, we almost landed a graduate software engineer for our business. Talks were going well, they seemed keen on the job and were culturally a good fit for our company. We offered a salary that was above market rate given the talent shortage, but still grounded given they were only a… Read more »
There’s a whole industry dedicated to the human resources skill set, but it can be out of reach for many small businesses. If you’re running a team of five, the costs of hiring a HR Manager can be hard to justify. Too often, the HR Manager is you – on top the million other… Read more »
Mentorloop has raised $725,000 in funding from venture capital firms Blackbird Ventures, Rampersand, and Tempus Partners, and a number of angel investors.