12 Skills Every Technical Hire Should Have

Check out the full article on Forbes. Here was my contribution:

Cultural FitĀ 

Tech hires should be above a minimum technical bar. After that, the most important skill is a fit for the culture you are hiring them into. Regardless of how technically skilled the new hire might be, if they don’t fit your culture they will fail. This is especially true with a startup or a company trying to transition to a new culture.