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A founder friend recently asked me, “How do I evaluate a Head of People?”— Jennifer Kim (@jenistyping) November 27, 2019
Finding a good fit for a leadership role is a highly individualized process, and there is no "killer" interview Q. But here are 2 things I'd dig into for this critical role for every fast-growing company:
Comments that illustrate the current state of SV tech recruiting, a thread:— Jennifer Kim (@jenistyping) May 7, 2019
1) CEO of a startup: “I just lost one of my best engineers to [AppAmaGooBookSoft]. Their *signing bonus* was almost the entire annual salary I was paying them. How am I supposed to compete with that?”
Glitch’s CEO Anil Dash talks about why Head of People is important in The Year In Glitches.