11.17.2014

Client Clip: Entrepreneur’s Hiring Process Featured in Inc.

10-inc-magazineEveryone is selling something, the fact that you are too doesn’t differentiate you. So, how do you separate yourself from the pack? Many times, we go beyond the products or services to look at how our clients got started, unique business practices, and areas of expertise.

For Toptal, a network that matches the best developers with enterprise software projects, one of the areas that set them apart was their hiring process. Toptal must connect companies with highly reliable and talented developers.  The only wrinkle is it’s a global operation with top talent spread around the world.

Without the standard face-to-face interview to evaluate talent, how can Toptal make sure they are connecting their clients with engineers that not only have the right skill set, but are also dependable?

We’ll let their founder, Taso Du Val, answer that for you via the Inc. article he was recently featured in – along with a “killer” flow chart.

Read the full article here:

How to Build a Killer Team–Sight Unseen

Can you hire a bunch of rock stars without ever meeting them? Absolutely–and this founder can tell you how.

Excerpts:
Managing a virtual work force is many degrees more difficult than managing a centralized company. But it’s what Taso Du Val, the co-founder and CEO of Toptal, must do each day. Toptal connects well-known clients such as Airbnb, Pfizer, and Ideo with its network of top programming talent, which is scattered all over the world.

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This post was written by Christine Lagorio-Chafkin for Inc.  featuring Resound Marketing client Toptal, find the full article here.