Billionaire Dropbox CEO reveals hiring secrets

Billionaire Dropbox CEO reveals hiring secrets

The 33-year-old multi-billionaire CEO of internet juggernaut Dropbox has revealed some of the insights that got him to where he is today – including how he goes about hiring.

Drew Houston told The New York Times he has a list of go-to questions to gauge the suitability of candidates.

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Comments (1)

  • Jay Staniforth
    Jay Staniforth
    Wed, 8 Jun 2016 12:38pm BST
    This is great, Houston's outlook is brilliant. Even in himself he simplifies the 3 complex reasons or motivations he has in his life into 3 objects.
    I love the 30,000 days concept and the circle, the tennis ball is equally good (although my dog isn't bothered by them too much). Interesting choice of questions also, focusing on the candidates love for their job (or craft as he put it). Having a passion for what you do is the only way to deliver every day, no matter how you feel, no matter what problems you are facing outside.

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