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Angus Parker – Ali Abdaal’s right-hand man shares a YouTuber’s guide to hiring.

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WATCH ▶️ Watch this episode on YouTube *** EPISODE DESCRIPTION Angus Parker is the general manager for Ali Abdaal. He's the guy building out the dream team behind Ali's YouTube empire that generated around a 120,000,000 views and over $5,000,000 in 2023 alone. This episode is all about one of the most important but least talked about topics in the YouTube space, hiring. And Angus is the perfect guy to teach us about it. In this episode, you'll learn: How you need to think about hiring What positions you should hire first Mistakes that you need to avoid And a hot take that some people might not like Full transcript and show notes Angus's Instagram / LinkedIn / Twitter *** TIMESTAMPS (00:00) Ali Abdaals Right Hand Man (01:11) How to Think About Hiring (02:41) Ali Abdaal Team Breakdown (04:00) When Ali Started Hiring (09:37) Why YouTubers Shouldn’t Manage People (13:17) Who You Should Hire First (14:52) Where to Find Talent (17:24) How to Hire (19:43) Building Trust with Employees (23:11) Hiring Full-time vs Part-time (25:27) Training a Generalist (26:54) How to Retain Employees (30:50) Motivating Employees to Work Under Your Name (32:36) Hiring From Traditional Fields (33:45) Angus’s Hot Take *** CONNECT 📬 Subscribe to the newsletter 🐦 Connect on Twitter 📸 Connect on Instagram 🎵 Connect on TikTok 🙏 Make a guest or mailbag request 📝 Check out our curated Playlists *** SPONSORS 💼 View all sponsors and offers *** SAY THANKS 📞 Leave me a voicemail 💜 Leave a review on Apple Podcasts 🟢 Leave a rating on Spotify Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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