Tag Archive: Hiring

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Why You Can’t Hire

    The CEO of AngelList argues that the problem isn’t too few developers; it’s too many founders. Time to “throw out the old cap tables.” 

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    by Angie Chang

    Diversity Messes with Your Culture… and That’s a Good Thing

    The key distinction here is between culture and values. You don’t need people to fit your culture – but you do need them to reflect your values.

    By Lauren Bacon (Author, The Boss of You)

    One of the real challenges of diversifying your team is that – at the risk of stating the obvious – your workplace is going to feel different, because it will include more difference. And that’s not always a comfortable feeling.

    I see small companies struggle with this all the time. For a small team, every new hire risks being disruptive, and if you branch out from your demographic norms, whatever those are (age-wise, ethnicity-wise, gender-wise, ability-wise, and so on), that can feel higher risk.

    When we feel uncomfortable with a prospective new hire, it can be easy to fall back on “culture fit” as an excuse for sticking with same-same demographics.