To Keep Innovating, Avoid Hiring a Chief Innovation Officer
Innovation is a mindset, not a job title. This article explores an argument by Forbes on why hiring a Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) is a bad idea.
Burkland’s Recommended Startup Books
Burkland works with 200+ startups in the USA. These are the books we continue to reference and recommend. We quote them, we give them to clients, and more.
Everybody Wins When AI and People Collaborate in the Workplace
We are entering the area of a win-win collaborative partnership between AI and people. We explore how AI, applied mindfully, can make your team superhuman.
PEO Services to the Rescue
PEO services allow startups to outsource & streamline their HR and benefits, while potentially saving money. Here are useful tips on working with them.
How to look beyond the resume to find the right CFO
Hiring the right CFO will boost your company’s performance; hiring the wrong one will slow you down. This article gives you a few tips on what to look for.
The five elements of a healthy HR practice we’ve learned to apply in startups
Guidelines for a healthy HR: evaluating partners who can help you run HR without a glitch in the short and in the long run.
There’s a Time for Everything: When to hire the right finance talent for your startup.
A framework for CEOs and founders to distinguish between various finance and accounting roles, and understand when and how to engage finance talent.
You Need a CFO. Five Reasons Why You Should Rent One.
When you need strategic finance cover, renting a part-time CFO may work better than using an accountant or paying for a full time CFO. Think about it.
The Secret to a Successful Sales Force Compensation Plan? Think Strategically.
Thinking strategically regarding your sales compensation from day one will result in more confident growth and will attract the best people to your team.