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The Spouse, the House and the Job: Podcast with Simply Hired’s Founder Gautam Godhwani

The Spouse, the House and the Job: Podcast with Simply Hired’s Founder Gautam Godhwani

I had a great talk with Simply Hired co-founder and CEO Gautam Godhwani and I think everyone who’s ever had an entrepreneurial experience is going to love listening to this. What occurred to me from Gautam is both the serial nature of successful entrepreneurship and the sense that none of us do this alone. Not that every venture has to succeed, but there’s just this tendency among founders to keep thinking up new ideas and then execute on the best of those plans. In Gautam’s case, he, his brother and co-founders first launched @Web, which was acquired by Netscape/AOL. The founding team then went on to launch Simply Hired, now in its seventh year and profitable after $22 million invested by the team and VC firms.

Simply Hired, which aggregates five million job posts and operates in 21 countries, is perhaps the best example of the improving tools now available online to help employers and candidates find each other.  Let’s hear what you think –

About Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan has been launching and growing companies and helping other entrepreneurs do the same for the past 20 years. He has authored book and audio series including How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America (RedFlash Press), featuring 45 leading company founders who've created $63 billion in value from scratch, and How They Did It Nightingale-Conant audio program . His startup, Online Access, the first Internet-coverage magazine, landed on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. His newest endeavors are RedFlash, a strategy execution team, and The Association of Interim Executives, which champions interim management as its own global specialty. You can also find Robert on Google+ and Twitter. View all posts by Robert Jordan

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