Would you be okay with hiring someone better than you?
I'm fairly new at this company, which is doing sufficiently well to warrant a bit of a hiring frenzy in certain areas. It is not a perfect company on the technology side (the business model is darn close to perfect for the space), but it is a fantastic place to work.
So I referred some of my colleagues who are still at my previous shop, which was a hard place and getting harder.
One of them is getting called already by HR. The other, more senior one...not yet....more