Your goal is not to hire the best but to hire the right people who are passionate about your mission, who believe what you believe, and who can get excited about your cause. They will join already motivated, and all you have to do is inspire them to give your mission their best.
Enhance Your Recruitment Strategy By Hiring Micro Teams
Hiring micro teams may not be the norm, but because of the remote work environment, you may see it happening more and more often. If you embrace this trend, you can create a competitive advantage for yourself and find candidates that would be difficult to get otherwise.
Stop Hiring For Cultural Fit, Do This Instead
Instead of hiring those similar to you, hire those whose values align with the company’s values, regardless of their cultural and educational background and lifestyle choices. When values drive your interview process, you still hire the right people, but they won’t be all the same.
How To Build A Team And Not A Random Group Of People
Building a strong team to get things done is one of the key responsibilities of every manager. And curiously enough, very few are actually doing it. I encourage you to look around, and even consider how you build your teams,… Read More ›
How To Hire A Winning Team
Lean and mean. That’s how you could describe a winning team that is passionate about the work and has the skills and attitude to get things done. Specifically in software development you are looking at a team that will be… Read More ›
Hire For Strengths, Not Lack Of Weaknesses
I really like to quote from Ben Horowitz “Hire for strength, not lack of weakness”. I have seen it many times in my professional life as a manager that people who were seen as unobjectionable by the hiring team didn’t… Read More ›
Interview Question You Should Never Ask?
I’m a big fan of Liz Ryan and her writings on the topics of HR and recruitment. I find it usually very insightful and thought provoking. I just finished reading her blog post “Where Do You See Yourself in Five… Read More ›