Written by Geoff Newman

Geoff Newman was the pioneer of the online recruitment agency and has enjoyed a successful career within the recruitment industry. He is a thought-leader within the resourcing industry with several articles published in the Financial Times, BBC, Personnel Today etc. Not afraid to challenge convention with a much better alternative, his unique perspective and innovative solutions are now common industry practice.

Guide: How to Recruit for a Start-Up

In this guide you’ll learn:

  • Whether you should be recruiting
  • How to find staff for your start-up
  • What you need to have in place before hiring, such as contracts and pensions
  • Considerations for the interview process
  • Advice on inductions for your new starter’s first day

Where to recruit for a start-up

Our five page guide will talk you through the steps you need to follow to find suitable, long-term staff for your start-up, and how to persuade them to become part of your business.

How to recruit staff quickly

We’ve outlined specific considerations targeted at those recruiting for a start-up to ensure you can begin building your team quickly and efficiently.

This includes ensuring your company is portrayed positively at the interview stage, as well as outlining the appropriate admin you need to have in place before building your team, such as payroll, contracts and pensions.

Tips for recruiting staff

Finding the right people to join your start-up can be hard, making it tempting to draw upon friends and family for help. In the long-term, however, this might not be the best plan for your business.

Our guide will help you to consider whether you are hiring for the right reasons, as well as provide tips on selecting the best staff.


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