In data science, the quality of every hire can have a decisive impact on the output of the data science team and its impact on the business. This chapter may be useful for recruiters and hiring managers, as well as people who want to get hired: data science candidates trying to break into the field and seasoned data scientists looking to advance their careers. The focus is on what makes a hiring process successful. Plus some thoughts on underappreciated and overappreciated qualities in a data scientist.