Tuesday 19th November 2019

    Why Naval Ravikant Hires Artists


    There are many schools of thought when it comes to evaluating technical talent. Whether your company uses algorithmic problems, take-home projects, timed tests, or some combination of the three, it's hard to prescribe a one-size-fits-all process for analyzing the potential and ability of a candidate.

    One heuristic, however, that AngelList Founder Naval Ravikant has found to be a powerful signal of technical talent is a candidate's artistry. As Naval says, "The best people in any industry on the planet - whether they're building rockets or electric cars - are artists."

    Elaborating on his stance, Naval expanded on the importance of artistry, skill-based hiring, and properly aligning incentives.

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