A Framework for Deciding Your Next Job

Assumptions

16 Considerations When Hiring Your Next Employer

1. Size & Age of Company

2. The Founders’ Backgrounds

3. Caliber of Leadership

4. Mission & Vision

5. Type of Business

6. The Economics

7. Risk & Reward

8. The Work

9. How the Work Gets Done

10. Values & Culture

11. Career Opportunities, Learning, & Development

12. Org. Support

13. Your Boss

14. Caliber of Colleagues

15. Location & Commute

16. Total Compensation

How To Apply this Framework

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Head of Design at Thumbtack — responsible for Product Design, Product Writing, Experience Research, and Design Ops. Previously Earnest, Intercom, Kin, etc.

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