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Teja Yenamandra

Teja Yenamandra

Co-Founder & CEO at

Retention as a hiring metric

Hiring for growth is the best kind of hiring. At, we believe there is one number that is the ultimate measure of how good you are at hiring: employee retention. We define this as the measure of time, in months or years, that someone voluntarily stays with your organization before moving onto another job.

How I hired a guy from Home Depot to run operations

Moral of the story: if you see the potential in someone, be persistent. They just might be your next COO. In 2013, we had just finished going through an incubator (one I found by googling “Nashville Startups”), where I learned for the first time about venture capital. Prior to this incubator, I had no idea […]
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