You may already have standard practices for sharing open positions at your network companies, but here are a few more ideas. Some of the best referrals are weak ties, or friends-of-friends.


Making sure that it's easy for people to send a link to someone they know is a great way to invite serendipity and find some really fantastic people for your portfolio companies.

  • Put a link in the email signatures for everyone in your organization
  • Link to the job board in social media and blogs
  • Tweet weekly about open jobs from the stats newsletter
  • Share with university contacts & partners to share with students
  • Print the job board URL on business cards to hand out at events