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A member of the PayPal mafia says hiring for culture fit is completely overrated

10/22/2016 2:41:47 PM Colin Robertson, CS @ ILLINOIS

Quartz - According to CS alumnus Max Levchin (BS CS '97), that the key quality that made PayPal successful was trust. "What made PayPal different was that in the crucible of a really difficult moment we’d say, ‘you’re the best in finance, you’re the best in engineering. We’re going to completely trust your opinion..."