Creative team members are truly the fuel for your product, advertising, sales, and even your company’s culture. However, hiring the wrong fit can be damaging to your company’s productivity, vision, and more. The Forbes Agency Council recently shared an article titled “Hiring a Creative Professional? Look For These 15 Essential Traits.”
Jason Kulpa’s Advice: “When it comes to hiring, of course, look at an applicant’s portfolio and experience. However, since implementing the following question, we’ve seen a greater retention rate and better team dynamics. The question, “How would you smuggle an elephant up to the 20th floor of this building?” is silly, but it reveals both creative process and personality, and we are able to see if they will fit our team dynamics.”
What are traits you look for in creative applicants? Comment below!