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Project Culture Reflects Management Culture

Hiring Technical People

I have a post, What’s the Culture on Your Project? And that reinforces a management culture of second or third best. What is culture? Would that change the culture? How do you hire for culture? You start by writing a job description based on your analysis that took your culture into account. Here, yes.

Corporate Culture 101


People often ask me what makes a good culture.  Everyone has different components that they like to see in a culture

Hiring for Cultural Fit Slides Posted

Hiring Technical People

I’ve given webinars and talks about hiring for cultural fit for years. When I spoke for Communitech , I updated my talk, Hiring for Cultural Fit. It’s easy to get cultural fit wrong. BTW, if you want the details on how to hire for cultural fit, read Hiring Geeks That Fit. hope you enjoy the slides.

Why Company Culture Matters When Recruiting

The Undercover Recruiter

Lots of people talk about the importance of creating a great company culture, but the real challenge is enhancing a good culture as you add people and.

When is “Hiring for Culture” Discrimination?

Hiring Technical People

There’s a great post, Please: Stop “Hiring to Cultural Fit” Laura Bergells explains the problems of what she sees when people supposedly hire for cultural fit: They consider for personality first. That’s not hiring for cultural fit. You’re not hiring for cultural fit. That’s nuts.

Terrific Question for Assessing Culture in a Job Search

Hiring Technical People

terrific question for cultural fit. If you have not articulated your values—what culture means for you—consider drawing a timeline of your career. (I have more guidance in Manage Your Job Search , but the blog post is a good start.). You can rule out toxic cultures before then. Promotion opportunities for anyone.

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1

Hiring Technical People

You have people who, while they fit the corporate culture enough, have diverse experience creating products. Did you see this? Of course.

How to Create a Strong Company Culture [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

A strong company culture could make it easier to hire and retain great members of staff for your organisation.

Companies, Cultural Values and Success


Corporate culture will be a big theme, but six months later there’s no change in the way the business operates,” says S. Defining Issue.

Interviewing With Organizational Culture in Mind


Hiring great people is the foundation of a great culture, so your interview process needs to reflect the culture of  the organization.

How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview

Cube Rules

The post How to uncover corporate culture during a job interview appeared first on Cube Rules. Job Search corporate culture job interview

What’s Worse: No Work Culture or a Negative One?

The Undercover Recruiter

I recently read an article on entitled, “Why a Negative Work Culture Is Better Than No Culture at All.” What’s Worse: No Work Culture or a Negative One? Branding & Identity Human Resources Corporate culture culture Negative Culture No culture Positive culture Work culture

The Importance of a Great Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

View Article The Importance of a Great Company Culture Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. So what attracted me.

Why Rigid Workplace Culture Holds Back Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

Why Rigid Workplace Culture Holds Back Employees. Employer Company culture flexible workplaceView Article.

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Do Your Ads Reflect Your Job and Culture?

Hiring Technical People

Do you see how Pradeep incorporates his culture into his ad and his video? This is what hiring for cultural fit is all about. improved the cultural fit part and updated the how-to-write-an-ad chapter in Hiring Geeks That Fit. Make your job ads reflect the opportunity you are offering and your culture. Watch his video.

9 Ways to Create a Fun Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

Ways to Create a Fun Company Culture. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Are You A ‘Cultural Fit’ For The Job?

Career Realism

Are You A ‘Cultural Fit’ For The Job? Last week, I wrote a post on LinkedIn explaining why companies care so much about a candidate being a good ‘cultural fit’ for a job. You can read it here >> In the video above, I explain why you should care about cultural fit as a job seeker. CAREEREALISM.

7 Ways To Sniff Out The REAL Company Culture

Career Realism

Here are some ideas to help you identify the real company culture before you accept a position. 1. 14 Ways To Research Company Culture.

Global Expansion: Knocking Down Cultural Barriers

Evil HR Lady

However, there are cultural barriers with global expansion that HR is invariably left to handle. Remember that culture plays a huge role in the success of any business, and you can’t simply transfer the culture from your home office to a new country. Here’s how: Learning the Language.

How to Craft a Culture That Will Attract Millennials

The Undercover Recruiter

How to Craft a Culture That Will Attract Millennials. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Top Five: Workforce, Work Culture, Work Relationships


This week we’re talking team building, corporate culture, and leadership. Take Culture Off Your To-Do List. The Employee of the Future.

What Culture Do You Want in a New Job? Part 1

Hiring Technical People

One of the things I suggest in Manage Your Job Search is to think about your culture when or before you start interviewing. An organization’s culture is made of these three things: What’s okay to talk about? Sum Up the Culture For You. Now you get to create questions for the good and bad cultural fit.

Improve Corporate Culture by Involving Your Employees


Tony Hsieh said it best “ Your culture is your brand. Leadership Social Media corporate culture employee engagement GE6vi1n0ynI.

Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

Chase Technology Consultants (CTC)  has a tech-centric culture that makes it easy for them to understand the needs of the talent they recruit.

Series on Cultural Fit Posted

Hiring Technical People

I wrote a series on cultural fit for my Pragmatic Manager email newsletter. Those are the three biggies when you talk about organizational culture. When you can’t put a finger on why you like or don’t like a candidate, it’s almost always a cultural fit. That’s how you will learn to hire for cultural fit.

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. You will definitely have a particular corporate culture. But, does that culture lead you to better products? Does that culture scale? But just hiring women isn’t enough. There were.

How to Hire for Cultural Fit Without Becoming Insular and Mediocre

Hiring Technical People

Have you read The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture ? There’s more, but this is all done in the name of “meritocracy” and “cultural fit.” ” You can call it cultural fit, but it’s not. It creates an insular culture. That’s your culture.

Corporate Culture & Fit Starts with Asking Your Current Employees


Engaged workforces live in exceptional corporate cultures. If you look at the companies whose workforces are happy, engaged and productive, the majority of the time you’ll find a common denominator: a great company culture. The corporate culture fit factor. This is where culture fit comes into play. It starts with trust.

4 Ways to Recruit the Best Culture Fit


You’ve worked hard to build the culture of your organization. And every new hire can either strengthen or weaken that culture.

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5 Ways to Determine Corporate Culture

Career Realism

Here is my list of tell-tail characteristics of company culture. Interviewing Job Search advice career company culture expert job searchLearn what you are getting into before you accept your next position. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

Identifying Company Culture Killers


Crimes against company culture. So what can kill your company culture?  The “take, take, take” company culture.

How to Video Screen for Company Culture Fit


Cultural fit is becoming an increasingly important hiring metric for companies from Fortune 500 giants to small-scale startups. Photo Credit. .

3 Ways to Sell Your Company Culture and Story


Culture is a constant work in progress which means your company probably has a story behind the direction they chose. Company Culture.

Cultural Fit Trumps Competence? Maybe

Hiring Technical People

Did you see Cultural Fit Trumps Competence ? I don’t know that cultural fit trumps competence. For geeks, you need a minimum of technical skills and then cultural fit is critically important. I do agree with Feld that the more senior you are, the more cultural fit is critical. We fire based on cultural fit.

How to Brighten Up a Drab, Demotivating Office Culture

Career Trend

If you feel your current office culture doesn’t meet expectations, don’t lose hope. Whether […].

5 Tips to Uncover Company Culture

Career Realism

The culture of an organization is incredibly important when you are making a job switch. What do you see as the pros and cons of this culture?

Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

What companies offer their employees the best culture & values? Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values 2014 [INFOGRAPHIC].

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14 Ways to Research Company Culture

Career Realism

My friend and I were talking recently about how to research a company’s culture before you start working there. Job Search advice career company culture expert job searchSo, here are 14 ways. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at

VIDEO: Who To Hire When Your Culture Sucks (Kris Dunn at Cayman Islands #DisruptHR)

HR Capitalist

We like to think all of our cultures are unique for the right reasons, and without question, some of them are.  . But most aren't. Take a look!

Why Creating a Good Company Culture is Essential

The Undercover Recruiter

Company culture is a tough thing to get right and yet, more often than not, a business does not put any work in to developing its own internal culture.