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In a young private company, a number of dynamics combine to make board membership appealing: appropriate vesting schedules, single trigger acceleration, retention efforts, handling reasonable board expenses, and more. Here is a detailed explanation of how to bring them all together for the best results.
Experienced entrepreneurs are commonly tapped to serve as outside directors for promising early-stage companies. VC and blogger Brad Feld provides some rules of thumb for compensating these valuable assets.
When bringing new employees on board during startup, there are a number of considerations in establishing financial incentives such as options. FeedBurner founder Dick Costolo elaborates on the issue and provides advice.
Carve-out plans offer a different way to design pension and profit-sharing plans to meet specific funding goals. This blog entry by a VC walks through an example and shares links to related topics.
Straight talk about hiring from the co-creator of Mosaic, which made widespread use of the Web possible. Inventor and entrepreneur Marc Andreessen shares lessons learned, such as what to value when evaluating potential employees, how to manage the hiring process, and what to do if you make a mistake. Very practical and very readable.
While vesting schedules may be similar from company to company, certain events or situations add a level of complexity. Dick Costolo the founder of Feedburner, explains the nuances of options acceleration: single trigger, double trigger, full acceleration, and partial acceleration.
Recruiting, hiring, managing, and retaining young employees (Generation X'ers and Millenials) means understanding what motivates them and how they think. This article offers up in a straightforward way the myths and realities of taking on this challenge.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) administers a variety of laws and regulations concerning employment benefits.
Based on customer feedback and commonly searched terms, this page provides a shortcut to the information and services the Department of Labor offers on various labor and employment topics.
US Department of Labor's resource on Health Plans and Benefits
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