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When a fancy resume, slick cover letter or mind-blowing credentials are not enough..

by balki on April 10, 2015 Comments Off on When a fancy resume, slick cover letter or mind-blowing credentials are not enough..

While going through my back-runs of my magazines, I came across this very insightful article in Inc magainze by Jason Fried (37signals and baseCamp fame).

In a nutshell, effort makes a big difference for Jason.

People who really want it don’t toss their whole portfolio at me; they pick relevant examples and explain the thinking behind them. They don’t speak in generalities about what makes them great; they speak specifically about how they would be a great addition to Basecamp

I really love how Jason thinks holistic and in a no-nonsense fashion when it comes to hiring. Finding great talent is hard. It is even harder for small companies like Basecamp.

balkiWhen a fancy resume, slick cover letter or mind-blowing credentials are not enough..