One of the most challenging tasks for starts and companies around the world is hiring tech talent. Hiring a key member of a startup can mean success or failure of your venture. Hard skills, soft skills, the ability to perform under monumental stress and help create something from nothing is a non technical founders dream; but how do you do that with a shoe-string budget? We'll be discussing these challenges with Rick Girard, Founder / CEO of Stride Search.
Rick developed the Hiring Operating System (Hire OS), his secret weapon, to build top-performing teams for Silicon Valley start-ups and other cutting-edge companies. His mission is to give committed start-ups the clarity, power and system to make hiring a win, every time.
Founder and CEO
Rick developed his proven system for hiring—and gave the start-up world a much-needed kick in the ass. Rick didn’t grow up dreaming of changing the game in recruiting…or business of any kind. So he took a job in recruiting, and even though he phoned it in, he wound up making a lot of money. However, when a friend derisively referred to him as a “resume-slinging cowboy,” Rick knew. It was time to …