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Top 5 Recruiting Mistakes Most Startups Make


Most entrepreneurs are excited about recruiting new hires because it means business is growing. But before you make more hires, ask yourself: Are you proactively looking forward to finding the perfect candidate or are you filled with dread at the thought of sifting through piles of resumes and CV’s?

Hopefully it is the former, but quite honestly for many startups it is the latter. Many founders dread the recruiting and hiring process because often you’re recruiting for a role you don’t perhaps understand. Consider IT for example, you know you need a developer, but you don’t know what skills to look for or what qualifications are best. Here’s a look at the top mistakes startups make when it comes to recruiting new hires (and how to avoid them).



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