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10 Tips For Early-Stage Startups To Retain Top Tech Talent

Real Ventures’ Investment Partner Isaac Souweine shares his thoughts on how early-stage startups can gain a competitive advantage in Canada’s fierce job market.

Photo by Jason Goodman on Unsplash

1. Pay Up

2. Give Pre-Emptive Raises

3. Bump Up Option Grants

4. Promote Your Best People

5. Create A Culture Of Recognition

6. Hammer Home The Mission

7. Keep People In The Loop

8. Get Good Press

9. Offer Flexible Work Arrangements

10. Win Your Market



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