StartUp Advisor Lunch & Learn: Hiring & Compensation Strategies for Startups

Category: Community Events
September 13, 2023
11:30 AM -
1:00 PM
Location: 120 N Pine Street, Spokane, Washington 99202, US

This presentation will provide a high level overview of ways Washington startups can attract and retain the best talent, even on a limited budget. Just starting out doesn’t mean you can’t attract or retain amazing talent, it just means employers need to think creatively and appeal to interests other than just financial interests of their applicants or employees. Employers also need to be aware of employment laws, and will want to start out their business with the right policies and practices to ensure long term success. We will discuss:

Key things every Washington Start up needs to know about hiring
o What you can and can’t say in an interview
o Employee vs. Independent contractor

How the hiring process has changed and ways to remain competitive other than just wages
o What matters to applicants
o Stock Options and Deferred Compensation
o Ways to look for flexibility

HR and retention strategies
o Management best practices
o Key Policies for employers with fewer than 50 employees
o Opportunities to retain talent

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