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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