Thinking about hiring someone new to your team, but unsure of where to start?
Today I’m joined by my COO Hannah for another Q&A episode! We’re answering questions about the hiring process, particularly for people who are looking to fill their first key roles. Hannah has hired well over 100 people over her career, so she offers up her advice about what to look out for and how to approach the startup space. We discuss how to maximize your impact, grow sustainably, and find the right support person. Plus, we share details about how we connected and built Powerhouse Women together.
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( 0:50 ) Welcome back to another episode of Powerhouse Women! Hannah, my business partner, has joined me for another Q&A episode.
( 3:04 ) Hannah shares some background on her hiring experience.
( 4:03 ) Lindsey asks Hannah, “What would you say is most people’s very first hire?
( 5:19 ) Lindsey reads a question submitted by Adrian. “What are some of the key things to look for when hiring a personal or executive assistant?”
( 7:44 ) Hannah asks Linsdey what she looks for when hiring.
( 9:50 ) Hannah reads a second question from Lisa. “What if you cannot afford help?”
( 11:01 ) Lindsey shares a tool for figuring out the value of your time.
( 16:22 ) Lindsey reads a question from Natalie. “Where do entrepreneurs go to find people to work with them?”
( 17:04 ) Hannah explains how she worked in startups instead of creating her own business.
( 18:53 ) Lindsey asks Hannah, “How would someone go about finding startups? Where did you look or what did you look for?”
( 21:38 ) Lindsey says, “You have to then act like that is your business and show up as an entrepreneur in that business.”
( 24:45 ) Hannah shares her lightbulb moment when she realized she wanted to invest her time and passion into startups.
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