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Episode from the podcastVillage Global's Venture Stories

All Things Recruiting with Andy Chen and Jose Guardado

Released Thursday, 26th March 2020
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Andy Chen (@andychen), partner at Coatue, and Jose Guardado (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseguardado/), founder of a new company, join Erik on this episode.

They discuss:

- How hiring has evolved over the last decade.

- Why startups are focusing on recruiting earlier, and hiring people dedicated to the task as some of their earliest employees.

- How to find a co-founder who will work well with you, and how to deal with disagreements between co-founders.

- The most common mistakes made when hiring.

- How to figure out how equity should be distributed between founders and early hires.

- How to source the best candidates at early-stage companies.

- Their best advice for doing reference checks.

- Startups in the talent and recruiting space and potential opportunities for founders.

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