Recruiting Venture Capitalists and Coaching Entrepreneurs with DFJ Venture’s Talent Partner

June 30, 2016 at 9:00 AM by William Clarke

WomanHiking.jpgWith investments in organizations like Tesla, Twilio, Twitter, and Baidu, DFJ Venture has an unimpeachable track record of identifying and funding good founders with innovative ideas. Katie Hughes, talent partner at the Menlo Park-based VC firm, popped by the Hiring On All Cylinders studio to chat with Rob and crew. She shares her know-how on stepping up to the plate to help portfolio companies navigate the always complex world of recruiting and hiring.

Listen in to hear Katie and Rob chat about:

  • The unique challenge of recruiting venture capitalists
  • Why every new CEO needs to be great at recruiting to build a company
  • How women in leadership positions drive a diverse talent pipeline
  • Why DFJ prioritizes tracking time-to-hire as their most telling metric

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