Interesting article from Recode on the perils and pitfalls of recruiting for cultural fit and the longer term negative impact this might have. An interesting perspective on the much discussed topic.
“You end up attracting the same kinds of people because culture fit is a proxy for, ‘Are you similar to me? Do I want to hang out with you?’” he said. “So you end up with this nice, homogeneous group of people who fall into groupthink and then it’s easier for them to get disrupted from the outside, and they have trouble innovating and changing.”