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As start-up companies lay off staff or just shut down altogether, the pool of unemployed executives gets deeper, and those very executives are a little gun-shy when it comes to taking a job with another risky enterprise. As a result, start-ups and the venture capitalists that back them are scrambling to find executives with the “right stuff” to run their portfolio companies.

In this month’s cover story, Associate Editor Alistair Christopher takes a look at what some VC firms are doing to incorporate recruitment as one of their many value-added services.