Would You Hire Someone Better Than You?

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

Where Nobody Knows Your Name

Do we really care if you're Caroline Kennedy or Caroline Hussein? Digital cutlure might be fueling a criticism of nepotism in politics and the workforce. ...more