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The focus of today’s podcast? How to hire at the three key stages of a startup. Yep, it’s a meaty one. Using examples from their own experience – that’s to say founding, building and growing Viddyoze – co-founders Joey and Jamie let you in on how to bring in the right people at the right time.

There’s insights aplenty, fascinating tips on what not to do – hey, you learn from your mistakes – and key takeaways to help entrepreneurs like you make the best hires you can, whether you’re starting out or looking to scale.

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Talking Points

  • Introduction (00:50)
  • The topic of the day: hiring the right people at the right stages (01:14)
  • Hiring when you’re first starting a business (02:10)
  • The second stage: water is proof of concept (11:29)
  • Stage three: the enlightenment (17:29)
  • Summary of the three stages (28:09)
  • Last minute tips on communication (29:00)
  • Conclusion (29:45)


  • “You don’t have the luxury of hiring a social media person and an HR person. You’ve got to have one person that does everything.” – Joey
  • “I think we’re literally transitioning from stage two to stage three now.” – Joey
  • “Good utility for me there. You need good people that have got good utility across multiple things.” – Jamie
  • “Responsibility is a good thing. It’s accountability for one area.” – Jamie

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