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AoA Workshop – Hiring Stars for your Startup
April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Join Shannon Swift, a startup HR veteran, for an interactive session on how angel investors can help startup founders augment their core team and provide effective mentorship to help them succeed. She will share best practices for CEO coaching, performance reviews, structuring compensation plans and managing leadership transitions, as well as review a recruiting framework for identifying, screening and developing senior bench talent.
Shannon Swift is the CEO of Swift HR Solutions, Inc., a provider of strategic HR services and products for early-stage companies. Shannon has more than twenty years of human resources experience, combined with successful executive level management and business development roles. Prior to starting Swift HR Solutions in 2004, she held executive HR roles at GoAhead Software, Nastech Pharmaceutical, and Health Team Northwest, formerly Home Health Care of Washington. Shannon is a member of Entrepreneur Organization (EO) and currently serves on the board of the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA).