How to hire the right people

It’s the people that make the agency, so how do you make sure your newest hire is the right fit?

Finding the right person for the job can be a nerve-wracking process, and not just for the potential candidate. Choosing the wrong person can slow down an employee's work process, and potentially upset an established team. So how should web designers and creative directors go about narrowing down hopefuls? The net mag community share their thoughts...

Personality counts

The right candidate isn’t just someone who does their job well, they’re also someone you can bear to sit next to all day.

Soft skills

Talent or a super-sharp mind can only get you so far; certain soft skills are required for a hire to become a good member of your team.

Machine learning

If all else fails, why not apply some number crunching to the problem?

This article was originally published in net magazine issue 284. Buy it here.