Should you Hire a Generalist or a Specialist in your Startup?

Why You Should Hire a Generalist Instead

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Different Types of People: Generalists and Specialists

What is a Generalist?

What is a Specialist?

Generalists vs. Specialists: How do they Work Together?

A startup should hire generalists.

A big company with lots of cash should hire specialists.

How to Find and Hire Generalists and Specialists

Hiring Generalists: How to Find People That Can Do many Things

Hiring Specialists: How to Find Big Companies That Have Lots of Cash

Hiring Generalists vs. Specialists: What Startup Founders Should Know

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