All positions posted on October 20th have now been filled.
As you might recall, we decided to take a rather unusual approach. We were not sure how many people we needed to hire, nor the right combination of skills. So rather than take a guess and issue a few tightly-constructed job descriptions, we approached the hiring process as one of those old Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books which allowed applicants to tell us what their strengths were and how they could best meet our diverse needs.
Some applicants left their interviews interested in a different position, or a different combination of half-time positions, than when they had first applied. GK's understanding of each position and how they could be combined into one set of hires changed for us as well throughout the process.
It was certainly resource intensive to interview for what turned out to be more than a dozen unique job descriptions, but in the end we arrived at a strong combination of new staff and consultants arranged in a combination we could never have predicted in advance.
The two new full-time staff positions at the GK office are: