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Thursday, October 11 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
How Startups Can Win Top Talent

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Startups may not be able to offer the highest salaries or best 401k packages, but they can beat big companies in spades. From impact and learning opportunities, there are loads of ways startups can have the edge.  With competition for talented candidates fierce, and no shortage of options to choose from, the war is on! Luckily, what big companies offer isn't typically on the list of talented job seekers. The best candidates in today’s market are looking for mission driven companies, transparency, and to be able to make an impact. They want to work with strong peers and leaders, who can help them learn and grow.

Learn how to compete in a candidate driven market, from local recruiting leaders who are helping staff some of Seattle’s top startups.  From employment branding to interviewing process, what you can do make sure you attract and hire top talent.

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Mikaela Kiner

CEO/Founder, uniquelyHR
Mikaela is a native Seattleite who spent fifteen years in HR leadership roles at local companies including Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, PopCap Games and Redfin. In 2015 she founded uniquelyHR, providing no nonsense HR for startups. Mikaela serves on the boards of Businesses Ending... Read More →

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Sandy Anuras

Co-Founder/VP of Technology, Blokable
Sandy is a digital product and technology executive passionate about building scalable, supportive teams and cultures. She is currently VP of Technology at Blokable, a company whose mission is to make quality housing attainable for everyone. She was previously the CTO at Stash Hotel... Read More →
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Eric Crawford

Co-Founder/Managing Partner, TalentReach
Eric brings his proven skills of sourcing and placing specialized technology and sales candidates in top-tier companies on the west coast to his latest role as managing partner of TalentReach. Eric is a co-founder of TalentReach, a boutique recruiting service that uses innovative... Read More →
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Nicole Maddox

Founder, Growth Talent Advisors
Both professionally and personally I’m often known as the girl with the pompadour haircut. In my more than 14 years of recruiting and management, I’ve lead recruiting initiatives at ReadyTalk, LivingSocial, Amazon, and Redfin. Most recently, before venturing out to found Growth... Read More →
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Edward Pedini

Principal Recruiter, Recruiting Bandwidth
Edward has spent his entire career working in, and with, technology startups.  With a background in engineering, sales, and product management, his early career focused on the development of web and mobile apps, enterprise SaaS, and consumer hardware that included globally successful... Read More →

Thursday October 11, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
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