Start by asking yourself... ๐Ÿง 

<aside> ๐Ÿงช Take a moment to solidify your recruiting process with a hypothesis... To fill the current gaps on the team, I need a [role + experience + skill specifics].


Top 3 must-haves ๐Ÿ‘

Note: List your prioritized hard and soft-skills needed for the role.

Top 3 deal breakers ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Note: List the major skill-gaps that would disqualify a candidate for the role.

Potential Interview Flow

Note: This is optimizing for a speedy hire and COVID constraints ๐Ÿ˜ท

Step 1 - Application (collect portfolio) ๐Ÿ”Ž

Step 2 - Culture phone call ๐Ÿ“ž (+ ask 1-2 design questions) [30 min]

Step 3 - Zoom call ๐Ÿ’ป (dig into portfolio + cover design questions) [1hr]

<aside> ๐Ÿ–Œ๏ธ Assign a take-home exercise (it should be directly relevant to the work they will do within the first 30-days of the job) [+/-2hr to complete]


Step 4 - Follow-up call to review exercise + meet team members โ˜• [1hr]