Hiring Resources

Need a hand? Hire someone on a temporary or long term basis with these resources


Description: Do you already have a development team but they're swamped and you need to add someone on temporarily? Need to bring someone on to handle implementing a certain something that you can't figure out yourself? Want to hire someone to add the backend to the frontend that you already coded? Or need someone to do all of the development? Toptal can handle all that and more. Hire coders from the best of the best. This is the only development company that never let me down.

Link: toptal.com

The Collective

Description: In the Four Hour Work Week, Tim Ferriss talks about having an outsourced team that manages every aspect of your business while you sit on the beach. The Collective actually provides that team. Whether you're looking to hire a copywriter, social media manager, developer, or all of the above and more, The Collective can provide them, and since they're all hired from the same source, they can manage communication between workers so that you don't have to, which leads to a more cohesive and effective Startup team.

Link: areyoucollective.com

Equity Directory

Description: Looking to hire for equity? Willing to work at a Startup for equity? Equity Directory is the first and only employment connection site that focuses on working for equity. (And don't worry about starving, companies who hire via Equity Directory can pay you a salary plus equity, so it's not always working for only equity.) A fast growing service that fills a huge niche in the hiring world previously ignored, Equity Directory is definitely worth checking out.

Link: equitydirectory.co


Description: If you have a small job you need done, check Fiverr to hire someone for as little as $5 to do your one off job. I have personally hired actors from the site, as well as SEO consultants, graphic designers, and copywriters. There's a ton of stuff on there. Note that a lot of jobs cost more than $5, but all services offered are affordable. And you can get one free gig when you join Fiverr via this special link.

Link: fiverr.com

Good Audience

Description: Tired of managing all your social media? Don't want to bring someone onto your team full time to do it? Good Audience provides a management team to handle your social media, giving you back hours every week. Let them focus on crafting and posting content, and responding to your fans, while they bring you leads and manage your social media for you. Want to work with them? Ask me for a personal introduction.

Link: goodaudience.com

Growth Geeks

Description: Growth Geeks is sort of like e-lance for anyone who can help grow your business. You can hire people to grow your social media audience, provide sales leads, write blog posts, help analyze your traffic and look for opportunities, and a ton more. It's an easy way to find a quality contractor to help you out.

Link: growthgeeks.com


Description: Weirdly is recruitment software built by startups, for startups. Based on a simple, customisable quiz, Weirdly automagically ranks your job applicants by how well they'll fit your team. Saving you time and money by helping you get to a better shortlist, faster. Taking CV's out of your inbox and into an easy-to-manage dashboard. And attracting the top talent with a customised, fun candidate experience.

Link: weirdlyhub.com

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