When Founders make a C-Level hire, they’re not just looking for employees but for business partners who’ll drop everything to help, travel frequently and when it’s inconvenient, who’ll relocate from San Francisco to Spain and who’ll - more often than not - have made the same journey with other Founders on a number of occasions before.
Founders are not looking for an employee, they are looking for a “Game Changer”; someone who will give them the headspace to be CEO without distraction, someone who will not be phased by significant setbacks, someone who will drive 10x the revenue in their first year on the job and someone who, ultimately, will be a huge contributing factor to the success of the business.
We will be launching the report, presenting insights and lessons learned, and sharing experiences from our experts in an open panel discussion. This event is an overview of the things we’ve learnt that will, with luck, help Founders learn what to look for and what to expect from their first big hire. And should provide reassurance that pretty much everyone finds it hard to hire a Game Changer. It’s an endeavour that, while challenging, can ultimately prove invaluable.