Hiring Scorecard Example





The following is an example of a Hiring Scorecard, which was put together as an example for a blog post on recruiting. It shows the scorecard that was used to hire a Matrix Partners Associate.


Lead proactive research, investigation, and analysis of specific sectors identified by the partnership.  Create a systematic approach to assessing these sectors and populating the top of the funnel in these areas.

Outcomes/Results Expected

Outcome Rating/
Supporting Data
1 Map the identified sectors: company, founder, funding, employees, location, etc.
2 Collect and analyze normalized information across mapped companies to allow for sorting and comparison
3 Conduct research on selected companies from the market map including: using industry tools, speaking with companies directly, reviewing PR, connecting with angel and seed investors
4 Weekly meetings with GPs on assigned sectors to review market map and next steps


Key Competencies

  Competency Rating/
Supporting Data
1 Exceptional Distillation. Can quickly summarize large amounts of information and knows the key points to highlight.
2 Analytical + Product Minded. Understands the numbers and key metrics, but also has a sense for the look and feel of the product.
3 Adaptable. Able to jump between sectors and quickly gain a baseline understanding of new sectors we want to explore.
4 Self Motivated. Works independently between meetings to drive projects forward with little oversight.
5 Intellectually Curious. Finds something of interest, independent of the sector being researched.
6 Clear Communicator. Both internally with GPs and externally with start-ups we’re researching.
7 Loves Technology. Natural affinity for technology and start-ups


About the Author

David Skok

Stay updated

Related Posts

539shares I used to believe that there were two critical startup skills: 1. Building...

44shares The competition for hiring the best top talent in startups has never been...

136shares “Talent is the limiting resource in everything we do right now.” If that...

Send this to a friend