Understanding the Importance Of Company Culture

Career Alley

Company culture is not just another buzzword in the business world. Career Advice company cultureTo those in the know, it’s the key to optimizing productivity and achieving a healthy bottom line.

Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

We’re laying the foundation of character and culture. The Path To Character and Culture. To place more value on good character than on culturally established norms. Character and culture are intrinsically linked. Culture.

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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. When you use behavior-description questions and auditions that reflect your culture, because they are based on your analysis, you draw candidates in.

Why Cultural Fluency Is Important to Your Career Success

Ms. Career Girl

In any case, cultural fluency and foreign language skills are critical to your success. Learn A Culture That Is Very Different from Your Own. So if you are assigned to work in culturally similar destinations, you won’t really experience the challenge of international job postings.

Decoding Culture

Hiring Technical People

After I posted my culture series for job hunters, I saw What Your Culture Really Says. This is critical: Culture is not about the furniture in your office. Culture is about power dynamics, unspoken priorities and beliefs, mythologies, conflicts, enforcement of social norms, creation of in/out groups and distribution of wealth and control inside companies. This is why I ask you to think about your culture in Hiring Geeks That Fit. Your culture is what it is.

How to Brighten Up a Drab, Demotivating Office Culture

Career Trend

While business tasks can be tedious and difficult, when a culture of positivity exudes, even the most challenging projects are more bearable, even rewarding. If you feel your current office culture doesn’t meet expectations, don’t lose hope.

5 Types of Corporate Culture

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Types of Corporate Culture appeared first on Ms. What’s more, 60 percent of newly graduated millennials value corporate culture above pay , and that number rises to 69 percent when those already in the workforce are included, according to Accenture. Entrepreneurial 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. cultural fit HTP culture Hiring Geeks That Fit interviewA couple of weeks ago, I was in Waterloo/Kitchener, Ontario.

Why Culture Fit Matters in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

How to set the groundwork in executive job search to land a job that’s the right culture fit If you’ve read even a few of my blog posts about executive job search best practices, you know that the first steps to land an executive job that will be a mutual good fit are: 1.

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Ways to Overcome Cultural Barriers in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Language barriers may make it difficult to communicate effectively, or cultural differences may inhibit employees from being comfortable enough to open up, socialize, bond or even work comfortably and closely with one another. Overcoming Cultural Barriers.

5 Telltale Signs Your Company Culture Is Going to the Dogs

Career Trend

The post 5 Telltale Signs Your Company Culture Is Going to the Dogs appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Advice Company Culture career advice company cultureThe phrase, ‘going to the dogs’ often carries a negative connotation.

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Corporate Culture 101


People often ask me what makes a good culture. Everyone has different components that they like to see in a culture. It means you know what you like in a company culture. Company cultures are unique, but company’s that have great culture all have similar key attributes.

Balancing Hyper Growth and Company Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

The public eye has recently cast a spotlight on company culture, leaving several companies wondering: how do you strike a balance between building a healthy culture that keeps employees happy and making sure that the company can continue to strive for its business goals?

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. When you hire for cultural fit, you make sure that the person has the technical chops to do the job. You’re not hiring for cultural fit. Then hire for cultural fit.

Tips for Identifying a Toxic Culture Before You Take the Job

Ms. Career Girl

When companies look at creating a great culture, they’ll often look at other successful companies to see how it should be done. That’s how we get stocked break rooms and similar perks as the definition of how great the culture must be.

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Advice On Crafting A Company’s Culture

Career Alley

Any business owner should know about the importance of the working culture in a company. Career advice Career Advice CultureThis is something which really does affect almost every other aspect of the business, and that is why it is so important to keep an eye on it. It also affects how your employees feel about their jobs, the business […].

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. Here are some tips to help transform the interview process to better hire for a cultural fit : Make your interview process more like an audition.


HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, " company culture " is a loaded phrase. So you're proud of your culture - cool!

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BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #3: Assessment Platforms in Selection.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase. So you're proud of your culture - cool!

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. And, that cultural fit is critical, whether you are hiring for a startup or a well-established organization. We fire based on cultural fit.

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. Melissa Fairman says that HR cannot change a company’s culture without the support of senior leadership — so don’t try!

Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time

Career Trend

The post Patience, Grasshopper: Culture and Qualifications Fit Take Time appeared first on Master Executive Resume Writing Service. The Reality of Job Search Patience, Grasshopper: If ever this phrase was more applicable, it is during executive job search.

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How to Start a Learning Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

The challenge is however for HR Professionals globally is how to build a learning culture that not only talks about lifelong learning but instills this across all. How to Start a Learning Culture Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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 interviewFinding a work environment that you enjoy participating in every day isn’t necessarily an easy task.

How to Shift Your Organization’s Culture to Become More #Equal

Ms. Career Girl

But this doesn’t mean we are helpless, it means we urgently need to participate in shaping our own work culture. Change your rhetoric and context to change your culture. Mis-define cultural norms whenever possible. Reset culturally normative expectations.

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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. Hiring Geeks That Fit cultural fit culture email newsletter hiring project management

How NOT to Look for Cultural Fit

Hiring Technical People

I saw this post in ere.net, Do You Look for Cultural Fit or Innovation , as if you could somehow separate the two. Oh my, the confusion about cultural fit abounds. Cultural fit is NOT about a person’s preferences outside of work. How would telling you that tell you anything about how I would fit into your work culture? If you want to ask about cultural fit, first you need to understand your own culture. Culture is what people can discuss.

5 Ways to Restore Your Culture’s Shine

The Undercover Recruiter

How would an outsider—a client or customer, perhaps—describe your company’s culture? All too often, our organizations don’t have clearly defined and discussed cultures, ones that support and galvanize their purpose.

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Identifying Company Culture Killers


Crimes against company culture. When organisations act in such a way that they undermine their own culture, I call the charge involuntary manslaughter. We say things, do things, permit things, all of which damage your company culture, sometimes irrevocably.

Culture Is a Four-Letter Word

Ms. Career Girl

The post Culture Is a Four-Letter Word appeared first on Ms. When I started to write this article I originally titled it “Culture Is Not a Four Letter Word.” I was prepared to make a compelling case to convince CEO’s that culture is every bit as important as strategic planning.

How to Optimize the Right Corporate Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

He also realized the military has a very strong culture, something that was very different when transitioning into civilian life. Have a listen below or keep reading to learn more about corporate culture and how it. How to Optimize the Right Corporate Culture.

Creating a Culture Where Employees Reach their Full Potential


HR Leadership Senior corporate culture employee development team building workplace cultureOverworked, without recognition and underpaid to boot. This is a common complaint by employees and a reason that many believe their teams are unhappy, but the HRM Canada article Are Your Workers. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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How Culture Impacts Your Employer Brand

The Undercover Recruiter

What is the value of culture in employer branding? With his intense experience working with start-ups and high-growth companies, he knows a thing or two about importance of corporate culture. How Culture Impacts Your Employer Brand.

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

Hiring Technical People

We know—and if you have been on a multi-gender, multi-cultural team, people-with-diverse-backgrounds you have this experience—creating products is more fun, faster, and easier. What can you do, if you want to keep or build the great culture you already have?

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3 Ways to Bolster a Culture of Learning at Work

Evil HR Lady

A strong culture of learning at work is an essential competitive advantage in this quest, providing individuals with opportunities to elevate their skill sets, challenge assumptions about the way things are done, and collaborate with peers to push operations forward. Here are three ways to transform your approach to L&D and bolster your learning culture. To keep reading, click here: 3 Ways to Bolster a Culture of Learning at Work.

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BUILDING CULTURE THROUGH RECRUITING #2: The Impact of Values, Potential Factors and Competencies.

HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : This post is part of a series on Building/Reinforcing Company Culture Through Great Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Practices. . Let's face it people, "company culture" is a loaded phrase. So you're proud of your culture - cool!

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Why You Need to Invest in Company Culture Training

The Undercover Recruiter

Since then, the idea of a company culture has taken. Why You Need to Invest in Company Culture Training Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Aris Apostolopoulos Company Culture onboarding TalentLMS Training

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Swiss Saturday: Cultural Similarities

Evil HR Lady

The post Swiss Saturday: Cultural Similarities appeared first on Evil HR Lady I’ve kind of gained this perception that all Swiss parents are better parents than I am.

Creating a Culture of Excellence (Like Disney)


Hot to Create a Company Culture and Workplace Like Disney. Doing a Google search, you’ll see more than 10 million hits on creating a culture of excellence and of employee engagement. Organizational culture is by design, well defined and clear to all.

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Developing a Coaching Culture Within Your Organisation

The Undercover Recruiter

There are considerable business benefits to developing a coaching culture within an organization as well as providing career progression opportunities for employees. To develop a coaching culture this approach becomes the basis of an on-going management style.

Ep. 131- Culture Conversations: How to Create and Foster a Company Culture


I wanted to focus not just on meaning but also dive a bit more into company cultures and talk about a number of different organizations with great cultures that I believe we can learn from. Episode 131: Culture Conversations: […] Source We’ve talked recently about finding meaning at work with a previous podcast episode with Danny Gutknecht. Episode 131: Culture Conversations: […] Podcast Work company culture Kim Gorsuch podcast workology podcast workplace culture

How an Effective Employer Brand can Convey Company Culture and Attract Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

A recent Glassdoor survey revealed that adults in the UK now place company culture above salary when it comes to job satisfaction. How an Effective Employer Brand can Convey Company Culture and Attract Talent Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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The Role of Corporate Culture in Talent Acquisition


Ideally, hiring an employee who is the right cultural fit reduces the chances of conflicts that lead to their termination or resignation. Here’s why you should concentrate on the cultural fit of an employee before hiring them: Why Company Culture Matters.

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