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Podcast: Episode 30: Must Listen

The elusive formula for great hiring


Your first hires are your cultural cofounders. And it’s worth your time to get every one right. Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri personally interviewed his first FIVE HUNDRED employees at Workday. He knows how to map back from the culture he wants, to employee attributes to interview questions. Today, with 8000+ employees and $2b in annual revenue, Workday is consistently rated one of the best places to work.


“The first 150 hires will make or break your business. They are your cultural co-founders. And it’s up to you, the founder, to get every one right.”