The only way to make sure new team members will be a culture fit is to interview for it. Many companies (like Google) have culture fit as one of the criteria that interviewers look out for as they’re speaking to a candidate. Some companies take it even further in their quest to avoid a hiring mistake: they have a separate interview for culture fit before doing the technical interviews because they don’t want to even consider people who would fit technically but not culturally. This sort of process involvement is critical for creating and preserving a strong culture and it doesn’t happen by accident; in fact, it is usually consciously created by the company’s founders and e...
We do the opposite. Maybe we should swap phone and in person... and focus phone on culture fit.
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