Service landscape for fast-growth companies

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Our Concept & belief

  • Having the right talents right from the start increases the chance for success of any venture significantly
  • The talents for digital ventures are the scarcest human resources since the boom of new ventures in preliminary digital business models
  • Start-ups don’t have the time nor the expertise to set-up the ideal recruiting strategy on Day 1 due to lack of HR-officers and a missing start-up employer brand

> Talent Acquisition is the digital industry’s biggest pain point

Talent Acquisition is at the core of any entrepreneurial business development strategy and new start-up venture lifecycle

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Our service portfolio is based on the demand
of companies along their lifecycle

Active Sourcing for Key Talents

  • Active Sourcing & Headhunting of key positions in further business expansion
  • Support in setting up personnel-intensive projects / new teams or business units
  • Discrete replacement of key roles

Employer Branding & Growth Management

  • Best Practice analysis of the Recruiting-/Onboarding Process
  • Competitive Benchmarking
  • Sparring and consulting on an employer brand strategy
  • Development of employee qualification & development

HR- & Recruiting Startup-Service

  • 5 steps approach to setup a fast response HR team for a new venture while HR executives are still missing in the team
  • Recruitment service based on a retainer model
  • Associate Works HR team becomes part of the venture startup team for a decisive period until own HR is recruited

Start-up

HR / Recruiting Start-Up Service

  • 5 steps approach to setup a fast response HR team for a new venture while HR executives are still missing in the team
  • Recruitment service based on a retainer model
  • Associate Works HR team becomes part of the venture start-up team for a decisive period until own HR is recruited

Transformation & growth phase

EMPLOYER BRANDING & GROWTH MANAGEMENT

  • Best Practice Analysis & Competitive Benchmarking
  • How to make growth of staff your no.1 priority
  • Sparring and consulting on employer brand strategies as a growing company

Mature company

ACTIVE SOURCING FOR KEY TALENTS

Recruiting and head-hunting for key
talents in the digital arena, incl.:

  • CEOs, CPOs, CTOs
  • Development resources
  • Key staff for corporate start-ups
  • Etc.


HR- & Recruiting Startup Service:
Process Overview

On-boarding
of HR Team

  • Our Associate Works recruiting team becomes an actual part of the venture team
  • We work on-site with the founders to develop the perfect hiring strategy

Development of
job roles and profiles

  • Our HR team jointly develops a clear picture and job role for the individual open positions in the venture
  • Team identifies suitable channels for job postings

Implementation of
recruiting processes

  • IT-setup / HR Software
  • Alignment on communication and representation
  • Finalisation on recruitment processes and steps

Recruiting
Phase

  • Coordination- & Feedback-Management
  • Management of application funnel
  • Contract management
  • Cost structure: retainer fee/month per open position + admin fee

Off-boarding/
Handover

  • Recruiting of an HR manager and their onboarding
  • Ensuring the handover of all established processes, tools & documents

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On-boarding
of HR Team

  • Our Associate Works recruiting team becomes an actual part of the venture team
  • We work on-site with the founders to develop the perfect hiring strategy

Development of
job roles and profiles

  • Our HR team jointly develops a clear picture and job role for the individual open positions in the venture
  • Team identifies suitable channels for job postings

Implementation of
recruiting processes

  • IT-setup
  • Alignment on communication and representation
  • Finalisation on recruitment
    processes and steps

Recruiting
Phase

  • Recruitment phase, incl. posting management and active sourcing
  • Management of application funnel
  • Interviewing process
  • Contract management
  • Cost structure: retainer fee/month per open position + admin fee

Off-boarding/
Handover

  • At the end of every journey, Associate Works aims at finding the right HR executive for the venture and hands over work


Our value proposition

Close partnership

  • Our HR team acts as actual team members of your venture
  • Our HR staff is highly committed to the success of our clients – we act as challengers – not as a service provider
  • We provide our own technology and platform access and introduce the latest recruitment technology to the processes
  • In 2017, we staffed over 50 positions in fast growing German start-up companies in the digital arena
  • Some of our happy clients are, e.g.

We do what we teach

  • Associate Works is embedded into the Digital Growth Partners network of companies
  • Within this structure, Associate Works is our own talent supplier for different client situations and manages the most important HR processes
  • During this support, some of our spin-offs and ventures are rewarded as top-employers in Germany and grow at a avg. rate of 67% p.a.

Experience & Network

  • Management and advisory board members have direct access to >70% of the German start-up scene
  • Associate Works is a silent supplier for some of the fastest growing incubators, company builders and German entrepreneurship centres
  • The management team of Digital Growth Partners has founded over 40 own ventures in the US and Germany
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Simon Fischer

Managing Director
+49 172 899 4627
sf@associate-works.com

Susanne Witt

Senior Operations Manager
+49 151 25231880
sw@associate-works.com