Building High Performing Teams — Rethinking Inclusive Hiring Practices

“Companies in the tech industry tend to value precision — sometimes false precision — over speed. That can mean putting candidates through endless technical interviews, assessing deep textbook knowledge that’s far beyond what jobs may require. Particularly in early stage companies, those processes are often disorganized, creating a poor candidate experience”

— Molly Graham, Chief Operating Officer Lambda School.

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It’s Your Team — So Get Involved!

Attract a Larger Talent Pool — Purge Gendered Language in Job Descriptions

Build an Inclusive Hiring Panel to Uncover Red Flags

If we “hire slow, fire fast” we can increase what Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, has called the “talent density” of our organizations. — Hire Slow, Fire Fast Harvard Business Review

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Invest in Bar Raiser or Equivalent Programs

Understand what Motivates the Candidate

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