Flywire is a Boston-based payments company which has raised more than $143 million in VC funding.
The company makes international payments across healthcare and education simpler and recently raised $100 million to give it a valuation of around $700 million, according to PitchBook.
CEO Mike Massaro claims that changing his hiring approach has helped bring in better talent to the business.
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Hiring the best staff is one of the toughest parts of running a succesful business. Getting the right people with the best culture fit is a major cause of stress for founders.
Beyond asking a set of generic questions to get responses, how do you get people who are the right culture fit for your company, particularly at an executive level?
Mike Massaro, CEO of Boston-based payments company Flywire, has his own way of dong things. “When I’m looking at working with an investor or trying to hire an executive I have a set of little tricks and tests I like to employ,” he told Business Insider in an interview.
“Such as, how do they treat the wait staff if you’re at a dinner? Sometimes, I leave prospective candidates alone with my assistant in the meeting …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology