Lots of people don’t believe in themselves by default. I do believe in myself by default. I like to do things myself because of it. I write my own contracts instead of hiring a lawyer, I repair my heavy equipment instead of a mechanic. I build my own sheds instead of hiring a builder.

Usually it works out.

My recruiting philosophy

I wrote this in an email today to my recruiting team, but I think it is important to share here too. Hopefully other companies will learn from it.

We strongly believe in our skills test based recruiting and hiring methods… it is the fairest possible system where we hire the best candidate available to us regardless of whether or not they could afford to go to college, or which college they could attend, or their previous work experience (or lack thereof in some cases), their location in the world, or any other factor that is not directly related to who will do the best work for us day to day.… read more “My recruiting philosophy”