Claire Hughes Johnson, COO of Stripe, occasionally finds it helpful to plot members of the team on a Venn Diagram with three circles: People who are good at their work, people who are making great impact, and people who love what they do. The ideal employee fits into all three circles. Make a list of all the people who fall into this bucket. What other qualities do they have in common? What questions can you ask during recruiting to suss out whether a candidate shares those qualities?
Source: “To Grow Faster Hit Pause — and Ask These Questions from Stripe’s COO”
Original Publication: First Round Review
Subjects: Hiring, Human Resources