How to increase quality and volume of recruiting funnel
How to think about hiring quality and making more accurate hiring decisions
How to build better evaluation mechanisms - more effective interviews, take-home assignments, references, etc.
How to close candidates much more effectively
How to think about equity compensation, and what founders can do to make equity as desirable and employee-friendly as possible
How to think about building a strong recruiting function in-house, from hiring your first recruiter/head of recruiting to scaling the function
How to make meaningful progress on DEI goals - building more diverse pipelines, setting up interview processes that minimize bias
Live instruction from Kenny Mendes over Zoom
The course will take place over three weeks. It will be Monday/Wednesday from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Pacific, with the first session on November 1st.
Optional/supplementary sessions may happen outside scheduled hours and will be recorded for people who cannot attend
There will be suggested pre-reads to help with learning and context-setting
Participants will be provided templates and resources that they’re encouraged to use in their companies
Students will be able to engage with other participants from all cohorts in the private Slack community
Kenny Mendes currently leads People, Finance, and Operations at Coda. As one of Coda’s earliest employees, he helped the company grow from a private beta to a product used by more than 25,000 teams globally. Coda was recently valued at $1.4 billion and is scaling quickly. Prior to Coda, Kenny led recruiting at Box, where he joined as the first person in recruiting and grew the company from 40 to 1,200. Kenny started his career in recruiting at Riviera Partners, an executive search firm focused on building the technology teams of many top startups. He is an active angel investor and advisor.