Lola.com CEO, Mike Volpe, joined us at TINYcon for an an exploration of the four different disciplines of people ops (spoiler: it’s not just HR anymore!) Mike draws on his experience as a board member, angel investor and startup advisor to explain how the best People Ops executives incorporate elements of marketing, customer success, product management, and sales into their roles.
This guest post is by a speaker at TINYcon 2018. To hear more from Kevin and other great leaders this September, register for TINYcon today! When I ask my colleagues what they like most about working at Collegewise, the college admissions counseling company I founded in 1999, most of us agree that it’s the people. We’ve managed to attract some of the best in our industry, many of whom left higher paying jobs to come here, and we’ve got very little turnover. So why do so many great people, most of whom had plenty of other employment options, end up at Collegewise?