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Jaime Bott joined Sequoia Capital as a human capital analyst in 2010 and is now a partner leading the Human Capital team. She previously worked in recruitment at BlackRock and Google.
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Jaime Bott is a partner at Sequoia Capital, managing the Talent Advisory function. She leads a talent team of 14 who help Sequoia’s portfolio companies hire amazing talent, assemble a recruiting function, and build a board. Since Jaime started at Sequoia about 10 years ago, talent has become an essential function for VC firms. 10 years ago there were less than 5 people in the Bay Area working for venture firms in a talent function; now there are at least 280 venture talent partners around the world.

In this episode, Jaime shares her expansive startup talent expertise, touching on important topics like:

-How to create and run functional boards

-Driving diversity with recruitment

-Common recruitment mistakes

-How to build an in-house recruitment function

-Tools, systems, and software for working in talent

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