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YEC Members Offer Tips on Getting Results From Your Team

YEC members are experts in many fields. From technology to food innovation, they’ve started successful and forward-thinking companies across a variety of industries. Through this experience, they’ve gained first-hand knowledge of the challenges of starting and sustaining a business. This week, our members offer insight on getting results from your team.

How to Get Better Results From Your Outside Contractors

Business leaders often find themselves in a position that requires hiring an outsourced professional in areas beyond their expertise. In this Forbes article, YEC member Solomon Thimothy shares four things he's learned about maximizing outsourced relationships.

Managing Your Vendors: How to Avoid Picking a Bad Apple

Like hiring great employees, finding great vendors is tricky. That's why YEC member Drew Gurley shares the lessons he learned when it came to choosing the right vendors for his business. In his Forbes article, Drew writes, "A bad employee can cost you a year in lost productivity. A bad vendor can cost you even more. Its poor performance is a direct reflection on the way you conduct business."

11 Ways to Screen Front-End Developer Candidates

For any business with a website, your frontend developer is arguably one of your most important hires. That's why we asked YEC members to answer the following question in this article for The Next Web: "What's one tool or method you use to test or pre-screenfront-end developers?"

YEC contributors: Andrew ThomasSkyBell Video DoorbellHumberto FariasConceptaJohn RamptonDueNathalie LussierAmbitionAllyWill NathanHomepolishStephen Gillhttp://www.50onred.comJayna CookeEVENTupTy MorseSongwhaleKristopher JonesLSEO.comJared BrownHubstaffPeggy ShellCreative Alignments.

12 Ways to Get an Industry Rock Star to Join Your Startup

In this ReadWrite article, YEC members offer their best tips for convincing experienced industry leaders to join your team. As one member writes, "Do not just convince, but show the individual where you are going and how you are going to get there. Allow them to believe they are an integral piece of the plan."

YEC contributors: Elliot Bohm, CardCashAaron Schwartz, Modify WatchesJay Johnson, Small Lot WineLindsay Tanne, LogicPrepDave Nevogt, HubstaffBeck Bamberger, BAM CommunicationsJared Brown, HubstaffJayna Cooke, EventupAlfredo Atanacio, Uassist.meDouglas Hutchings, PicasolarKatrina Lake, Stitch FixHeather Schwarz-Lopes, EarlyShares.

Keep an eye out both on our blog and around the web for more great content from YEC members, who regularly share their best practices and insider tips across the Internet.