Booster Masterclass Series - Early Hires and How to Build a Team

Event Name
Booster Masterclass Series - Early Hires and How to Build a Team
21 November 2023
05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
Parramatta City Campus

Address (Room): Launch Pad, Level 1, 6 Hassall, Parramatta


About this event

Hiring is tough at the best of times, many founders will be doing so for the first time.

In this session, we will explore some of the fundamental principles to follow when hiring for startups including expectation setting, where to look for candidates, how to screen potential new hires properly and when to consider vesting shares to employees.

We will also delve into how to build a healthy team culture and establish good working relationships.

There will be a time for Q&A and networking over drinks.

Offer For Attendees Only:

  • Book a hot desk at the Launch Pad co-working space for the day and attend the masterclass in the evening.
  • All startups who attend this event can apply for a trial Launch Pad membership - find out more at the event.

Event Details:

  • Speaker: Jamie Pride, Entrepreneur in Residence, Western Sydney University Launch Pad
  • Venue: Launch Pad, Level 1, 6 Hassall, Parramatta
  • Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Date: 21 November 2023

About Jamie Pride

Jamie is a Partner at Humanly Agile, an organisational design and change management consultancy that helps clients discover better ways of working and harness the power of their people.

He has over 27 years of experience in business transformation and is highly passionate about the future of work. His areas of expertise include organisational design, enterprise agility, people strategy & employee experience.

Jamie is a Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner. Jamie also serves as a Non-Executive Director on the board of CHOICE. As well as being Chief Entrepreneur In Residence at Western Sydney University, Jamie is also the author of Unicorn Tears: Why Startups Fail & How To Avoid It - one of Australia's most popular business books on startups.

Web page:

Name: Harley Nguyen Tran

Phone: 0493073298

School / Department: Western Sydney University Launch Pad