What do employers want from new hires?
This is a question I’m constantly asking my students. In this interview at the NYT, Evernote CEO Phil Libin hires talented programmers and developers for the company’s (very cool) projects–that’s a given. What do the best the best people have? They need to be able to communicate well and they need to be reliable.
You can have all the talent in the world but if you can’t share your ideas, get along with others, and show up, you’re not going to get very far.