Where founders find their do-ers

We're the network startups use to hire for part-time roles, short-term projects, and for senior advisors.

Unlike other contract job boards, we're built just for startups. We've already done the vetting, so you'll only meet high caliber, proven talent. Even better, you don’t have to sort through hundreds of options. We’ll send you a curated list of wildly qualified candidates who are ready to interview and get to work.

How it works

Scope your job

You can hire for ongoing, embedded work, or a special project. Need someone to support fundraising, do financial modeling, and do new market research? No problem.

Get matched

Within 48 hours, we match your role to Operators in our network. You'll review their data-rich profiles that show work history, case studies, experience, and skillsets, then interview your picks.

Back office? Handled.

When you're ready to hire, HG handles the details — contracts, payments, compliance and paperwork — so you can get right to work.
Who you'll find here

Proven early stage builders

Series A–D, leading Enterprise OKRs
Lead sales from Seed through Acquisition
People Ops leader from 25–250 people, published author
People lead for 8 M&As, 2 successful exits & an IPO
Launched 8 ghost kitchen food halls

Why Founders work with HG

Pre-vetted startup people — no sorting through resumes trying to decipher good fit. We've done that for you.
We'll scope your role, make direct intros, and handle contracts, payments and compliance so you can get straight to work.
Operators have experience across countless industries—from B2B and SaaS to Climate Tech, PropTech and Food.
Hire for part-time/ongoing roles, short-term projects, and for senior advisors.

“I was told that finding someone with that profile would be impossible. Hello Generalist is nothing short of magic… fantastic for entrepreneurs.”

Zainab · Founder, Eat Cook Joy

Found her First Business Hire, part-time · Early stage startup

Short-term project hiring

Perfect for high level projects, and for contract-to-hire.

Fundraising support: Modeling, deck building, list making, general help
Launching a project or product: Wrangling engineers, sorting through customer feedback, being hands on with you during a busy launch period
Standing up operating systems: Go from manual work to automated steps. Build automations with Zapier, Airtable, Notion, Google Sheets and more
General All-Purpose Doer: A little bit of all of the above? We've got just the person.

Ongoing, embedded hiring

Proven leaders want part-time work.

Fractional Chief of Staff, COO, HR Lead: Get senior leadership injected into your business before you’re ready to hire full time.
Part-time Biz Ops, Project Manager, HR, Finance: Need a spreadsheet wrangler? Someone to help you with modeling? Someone to own your headcount plan and recruitment strategy?
A little bit of all of the above? We've got just the person.
Who you'll find here

Former founders, analysts, and more

EA turned COS turned Head of Operations for VC backed startups
Head of Supply at Greylock backed startup
Series B PM turned Chief of Staff, former college football coach
2x Chief of Staff, former Founder & COO
From Deloitte consultant to StratOps at Twitter & Airtable

explore roles and functions


Hire your first business generalist, someone to manage online-offline ops, Project Managers to own initiatives, and Ops leaders at various levels.


We help startups of all sizes get connected to proven finance leaders and doers. Discover an outsourced accountant to manage your books, a general Finance Lead to help with forecasting and analysis, or a fractional CFO to guide your longterm strategy.


Time to expand? Our marketplace is filled with leaders who have grown and scaled startups in industries from e-comm to B2B SaaS to restaurants, so you'll find the skills you need to help you scale. Get support from a strong sales rep or marketer, or level up your strategy with a Fractional CRO.

BizOps & Data

Hire a proven analytical doer to help define and measure success, from building dashboards and automations to data modeling to creating day-to-day process aligned to strategy.

People & HR

Part-time help for L&D, recruitment, your people ops tech stack and more. Hire for People Ops leads, a temporary Recruiter, a HR Generalist, or even a Fractional Chief People Officer.

Chief of Staff

The Chiefs of Staff in our marketplace come from some of the most successful startups, and have fundraises, exits, team re-orgs, product launches, and ops systems under their belt. Hire for support with special projects, your next fundraise, to get a trusted pair of hands during a major reorg, or any one of the hundreds of projects an excellent COS can own.

“I can't believe how much time I wasted on other platforms. Founders, get on this!”

Jason · Cofounder & CEO, Venue.live

Hired a Chief of Staff · Seed Stage Startup backed by YC