How Small Businesses Can Attract Top Talent

This post originally appeared on the Louisiana Technology Park blog.

In 1995, after a Labor Day weekend spent coding, Pierre Omidyar launched AuctionWeb. In July of the following year, Omidyar hired his first full-time president (and employee), Jeffrey Skoll. Skoll developed AuctionWeb’s business plan and pioneered its initial public offering. We now know AuctionWeb as eBay.

Recruiting the right talent can take a startup to the next level.

Skoll championed AuctionWeb because he understood that Omidyar had created something brilliant. Both men believed in the potential of what they were doing, and it paid off in a multi-billion-dollar company.

“Startups have huge potential for growth. Take ownership of that asset when attracting talent,” says Aram Lulla, general manager of human resources practice at Lucas Group.

Here are three tactics your small business can use to attract the top talent you need to succeed.

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