Fast Company wrote an article in 2005 that HR was dead. Perhaps a rhetorical question; what has transpired since then to some of the largest known start-ups? The pain and frustration is real. Some feel that HR is needed only after their company size becomes greater than 50 employees. As most HR professionals can attest, the earlier you set the stage with high quality talent acquisitions the better you can develop a culture that meets your teams’ long-term objectives. The HR professional has an amazing opportunity to partner with the founders and executives at every step of the way. In this session, we will share best practices that every startup needs to get done in these early stages.