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  1. Do I need an employee stock options pool (ESOP)?

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    Stock options are often used by startups to attract and compensate key staff. Learn when and how to use stock options as part of your team-building strategy. Speakers: Murray McCaig, Managing…

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    • How do you rally the troops behind long-term objectives and goals?

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      For most startups, long-term success can take many years to achieve. Hear from a successful entrepreneur and seasoned investor on how to focus and motivate staff to achieve common goals and long-term…

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      • How do you provide people with developmental feedback?

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        Providing feedback is essential in establishing the behaviour and startup culture you seek. Get tips on delivering timely developmental feedback so that your team can achieve long-term success. Speakers: Murray…

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        • Job descriptions

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          Good job postings are critical to attracting the right candidates. Hear practical advice on writing an effective job posting, such as ensuring you include key elements of the role and keep the posting…

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          • Onboarding

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            Get new hires off to the right start. Learn the ins and outs of onboarding, including arranging administrative logistics, setting up meetings with the team and establishing clear expectations about…

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            • Strategic talent/HR focus in fast growing startups

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              Bonnie Busby, Head of People at Wattpad, shares insights into how a startup expands and the types of skill sets and candidate profiles that hiring managers should seek at each stage of growth.

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              • What is the process for managing performance?

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                Startup culture can be quite fragile and much rides on sustaining the passion of the team. If an employee is not pulling their weight, you must take decisive action to protect your startup culture.…

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                • Interviews

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                  What do you need to keep in mind when interviewing a job candidate? Hear advice from seasoned recruiters and entrepreneurs, and find out some key questions to ask. Speakers: Ben Baldwin, Founder…

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                  • LinkedIn

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                    LinkedIn is increasingly becoming an essential element of any recruiting process. It provides a great platform to search for passive and active candidates. Learn steps to get to the most out of LinkedIn,…

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                    • How do you compete for candidates as a small company?

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                      Attract great candidates to your company by ensuring you articulate the purpose of your business and the startup culture that sets your company apart. Mike Fox, Managing Director, Brightlights…

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                      • The evolution of the HR function in fast growing startups

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                        Bonnie Busby, Head of People at Wattpad, explains why the size and rate of growth of your startup will determine when it is time to establish specialized human resource (HR) functions. Bonnie advises…

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                        • How do you build and scale high performance culture?

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                          Establishing and managing a high-performance culture is one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face. Learn expert, practical tips from experienced entrepreneurs and investors. Speakers: Murray…

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