Don’t give equity away too freely

Don’t give equity away too freely

How much equity should I give a new hire? This question greys the hair of every business owner and entrepreneur. After all owners bear the burden of risk regardless of how they answer that question and the more that they choose to let go of equity, the less they feel...
FOMO – A dangerous villain or a secret weapon

FOMO – A dangerous villain or a secret weapon

If you’ve ever tried to recruit a millennial to join your company, you probably know that “fear of missing out” can be a much bigger problem than your competitors. While “FOMO” is hardly an experience unique to the millennial generation, it is a challenge that seems...
Should I hire differently based on seniority

Should I hire differently based on seniority

It may be tempting to think that when hiring for a junior position you can take a less rigorous approach than when hiring for a senior position, but is that really the case? Would you think differently about the junior hire if you viewed the position as looking for...
The new currencies in compensation

The new currencies in compensation

If you’re a business leader, it’s almost a given that at some point you’ve become frustrated by the compensation costs in your business. And if you’re an HR professional, it’s equally likely that you’ve become frustrated with not having enough budget to satisfy the...