A few more thoughts about hiring

Last week I started hiring again for the first time in almost a year. It felt different this time because I’m now hiring for my own bootstrapped business. It was also different because I was the sole decision-maker. Here’s a recap on how it went down and what I learned. It’s been nearly seven months… Continue reading A few more thoughts about hiring

Hiring feels a lot different when it’s your own money

I recently posted a part-time marketing job description to help me with a bunch of tactical stuff for Toofr. I need help writing, SEO position tracking, supporting customers, and generally moving the ball downfield on all of my websites. I posted on Craigslist, HireClub, and Remoteok.io. Over the last few days I received about 50… Continue reading Hiring feels a lot different when it’s your own money

Overcoming stage fright: Why mid-career professionals need startups

In my role at Scripted, I meet a lot of mid-career professionals in their 40s and 50s who feel like they’re stuck in boring positions that don’t challenge them anymore. Despite this, they’re hesitant to join startups like ours because they think we’re too risky. We’re at the wrong stage of growth for them and… Continue reading Overcoming stage fright: Why mid-career professionals need startups