1- To be successful, you will need some combination of multi-taskers (aka: generalists) and specialists (aka: experts) from the outset.
2- A generalist-heavy team can stretch and allow us to achieve a quality result for less money.
3- The ratio of generalists to experts will decrease over time as a company’s business grows increasingly complex, and layers of employees are added.
Startups: The Case For Hiring Generalists
I am a multi-tasker by nature. I’m energized by catching fly balls from left field and adding them to my juggling act. That’s why I thrive in a start-up environment. My bias is to hire like-wired professionals because, as a start-up, we are still too thin on the ground for […]