Your Startup Is A Taking Off? 5 Ways To Incentivize New Employees

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You have built the boat (or the rocket, or the plane, pick your favorite vehicle) and now it’s time to grow. How do you bring abroad new sailors to set course amidst uncharted waters? Obviously mission goes a very long way, here are five practical ways to ensure you are attracting and retaining talent. 1) A Multivariable Problem First be mindful salary and equity are not the only incentives, in fact here is a reasonably comprehensive albeit non-exhaustive list:  annual / performance bonus – especially in the case of sales ability to do secondary – especially for senior employees, how…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.