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A-Players - The top startups' recipes to build teams of top performers

Welcome to A-Players, where you will learn how to target, hire, retain, and train top performers for your team! In this podcast, Robin Choy hosts top startups execs who share their experience building and scaling their companies. A must-listen if you're building your own team or working for an in-house recruiting team.

"Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships".

Add me on LinkedIn to continue the conversation: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rbchoy/!

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Jason Lemkin, CEO @ EchoSign, SaaStr. Build a sales team of top performers.

A-Players - The top startups' recipes to build teams of top performers

  • 1.1K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 33:15

Jason Lemkin was co-founder & CEO at EchoSign, sold it for $400M to Adobe, went on to create Saastr - the largest community in the world for Saas entrepreneurs. On this episode Jason speaks directly to his fellow Saas CEO and shares the mistakes he made (and saw other people make) on the road to assembling a world-class sales team, starting with the VP Sales. How to find & assess a great VP Sales, how to improve conversion rates thanks to micro-PR, how to build a hiring routine - a must-listen for CEOs & sales execs building their sales teams.  Let's connect and continue the conversation on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rbchoy/!

Amanda Bell, Head of Talent @Retool. Build a best-in-class candidate experience and reach a 75% offer acceptance rate on engineering roles.

A-Players - The top startups' recipes to build teams of top performers

  • 1K views
  • over 3 years ago
  • 29:04

Amanda has been in recruiting for 10 years and has seen in all. In this first episode, she tells us about her experience building teams of A-Players at Yelp, Lever and now Retool. She shares her opinion on what common traits are most share among A-Players. She shares her secret sauce on how to build a great candidate experience and increase the engineers offer acceptance rate in a super-competitive San Francisco. 30 minutes packed with highly actionable insight, advice & energy. A must-listen if you're currently building a team in the Bay Area!  Let's connect and continue the conversation on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rbchoy/!