Over at the Single Platform blog, a post by Ashley Taylor Anderson on staffing for scale jumped out at us. She reminds us of the importance of hiring for culture:
When there’s pressure to add heads quickly, it’s easy to take the first qualified candidate who walks in the door. If you want to maintain a great company culture as you scale, you need to keep hiring people who will make a positive contribution to that culture. In addition to considering individual skills and personalities during the hiring process, think about how each person will mesh with your company’s ethos.
Check out her original post for her advice on hiring for the strategic, long-term goals, and meeting demands.