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Is It Easier For an All-remote Company to Tap Into a Diverse Talent Pool?

Our guest today is Fredrik Thomassen, the co-founder and CEO of Superside, a Sam Altman and Slack-backed company that's building a new labor market for global design talent. Fredrik, why did you introduce remote work policy at Superside? Since we opened our doors in 2016, we have built our entire platform to support a global remote workforce. Our mission stems from the idea of providing equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of their gender, geography, race, age or ethnicity. By intr

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Can you hire an all-remote team using freelance platforms only?

 Our guest today is Kevin Zhang of Kreator Consulting who runs a very successful $20M eCommerce business employing more than 50 remote workers. Kevin, why did you opt to run an all-remote company? I started my business as a 22-year-old with $3,000. Back then, I had just graduated from college with no prior entrepreneurship experience. Nevertheless, I knew that infrastructure is incredibly important to develop, and ultimately, the talent within an organization is what drives it. I didn&rsq

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Employer Branding as a Marketing Funnel

Phil Strazzulla is the Founder of SelectSoftware in the HR software space, as well as NextWave Hire in the employer branding arena.  Phil started his career working in venture capital before getting into employer branding. He is a graduate of NYU and Harvard Business School. Phil, you are the founder of a few companies in the HR space. What goals are you looking to achieve by leveraging Employer Branding? It’s my opinion that when you start any project, you need to have clear goals

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Hiring Freelancers: How to avoid bad apples?

 Our guest today is Jake Rheude, VP of Marketing, Red Stag Fulfillment. Some early-stage startups rely on freelancers to optimize costs and extend the time until the next funding round. Why do you hire gig workers and freelancers? It’s a combination of factors! Red Stag Fulfillment is a pretty agile company, and right now we're still at the point where despite a lot of growth, we don't have room to bring anyone on full time. It's also a question of getting the most

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How to Develop a Winning Employer Branding Strategy

Anastasiia Kiilo is Human Resources Director at SpdLoad. She’s excited about designing processes and always finds the most efficient and non-ordinary way to build a focused team. SpdLoad is a startup development company focused on web and mobile development of Minimum Viable Products( MVP) for early-stage startups. Anastasiia, what goals are you looking to achieve by leveraging Employer Branding? Our company has set out two global objectives. The first one is establishing a sustainable