Employees are the heart and soul of a business. They make the business. A company cannot work unless someone does the work. How the company works and what is accomplished depends mostly on the employees. The future of the company is in their hands.
Success depends mostly on employees’ work ethic, personality, creativity, innovation, talent, and skills.
“The most important thing is to attract great people. Either join a group that’s amazing that you really respect, or if you’re building a company, you’ve gotta gather great people.”
Join the best team you can find.
Working with the best of the best will have a significant impact on your future.
If you have a company, find the best people you can.
Hire the best people, and fire bad employees quickly.
Tips on hiring from Elon Musk:
Ask what problem they have solved lately. Let them tell about it in detail.
Problem-solving skills are the most desirable skills that Elon Musk is looking for in his people.
Ask them to explain their career history and decision-making process.
Ask for accomplishments.
Make interviews personable.
Talent alone is not enough to determine a great employee—work ethic and personality are sometimes more important.