A-Level Culture, A-Level Company

When Steve Jobs ran Apple, the company’s recruiting stance was to hire only A players. The idea was that A-level people would hire more A-level people, resulting in an A-level organization. I know personally that this was not true. I worked there as a third-party ISV. Apple often hired ‘Apple-type’ people who were not necessarily A players. Mainly, they knew how to interview in the ‘Apple-way’.

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