How Talent Management Strategy Changes as Business Grows - J.T. Allen

In Chapter 10 of 17 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, education entrepreneur J.T. Allen answers "How Are Your Recruiting Priorities Changing as Your Business Grows?"  As Allen's company grows, he learns to let go and focus on hiring experienced talent.  He shares examples how internal controls provide business structure allowing for managed growth and scalability.  He notes how talent profiles differ between startup culture and structured growth culture and how that affects priority setting over time.  J.T. Allen is the CEO and co-founder of myFootpath, a company that provides higher education online resources and call center services to help high school and adult learners choose academic programs in line with career goals.  Before myFootpath, Allen worked in strategy consulting for Ernst & Young.  He earned his BBA and graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.