The $$$ Hiring Mistake: Why Startups Need HR
13 May 2020 04:00pm - 05:00pm
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The $$$ Hiring Mistake: Why Startups Need HR

13 May 2020 04:00pm - 05:00pm

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Are you hiring the right team?

A business is only as good as its people.

This is especially true for start-ups who look to grow and scale with limited resources. But how do you build up a dedicated team of skilled individuals that understand your mission and collectively work towards achieving it?

You need to hire, train, develop AND retain your amazing team. Knowing how and when to hire talent could save you $$$ and headaches in the future. We'll cover:

  • How to avoid costly mistakes
  • Interview tips
  • Outsource vs In-House
  • How and When is the right time to hire HR?
  • Recruiting Hacks

If you're planning on growing, you don't want to miss this!


Renee Conklin, Founder, RC HR Consulting

With her 15 years of HR and recruitment experience, Renee has a passion for optimizing the human-side of business, to grow organizations with a sustainable, powerful and people-focused approach. Based in Asia for over 10 years, Renee works with Hong Kong SME’s to position their businesses for the future of work through training, coaching and HR consulting.


Edd McKay, Head of People at Atom/AAX

Edd currently heads the People function across HK and Shenzhen for a 100+ person rapidly growing fintech startup, specializing in blockchain and digital assets. During the last 18 months he has developed the entire HR department from scratch and has advised the c-suite on all strategic people matters.


Claude Ducharme, CTO Happyer

As co-founder of HK bike-sharing app and ex-CTO at Prive, Claude has been on the front lines of building businesses while navigating unfamiliar HR topics. Claude will share his key takeaways from his 3 exciting years in the start-up space coupled with his 20-years of IT experience spent on 3 continents. He’s done it all from sourcing candidates, conducting interviews and negotiating contracts to setting performance goals and worrying about retention.

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