The Startup Chat with Steli and Hiten
382: How to Hire People Who Are More Senior Than Yourself
Jan 25, 2019
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In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to hire people that are much more senior than you are.

Sometimes when it’s time to hire new staff for your startup, you may be in a situation where you’re hiring people who are much more senior than you, both in terms of age and experience. It can feel intimidating when this happens, but it really shouldn’t be.

Tune in to this week’s episode to hear Steli and Hiten thought on how to hire people that are much more senior than you are, how to manage this situation, how this could be an opportunity for learning and much more.

Time Stamped Show Notes:

00:00 About today’s topic.

00:30 Why this topic was chosen.

01:44 Hiten’s first response to the question.

02:43 How being a founder is management.

04:00 Why a big part of this struggle is a mindset thing.

06:01 Why hiring is no different than any other function of a business.

06:50 Why you shouldn’t put unnecessary pressure when it comes to managi…
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