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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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.

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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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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.

2019 130

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.

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.

UK vs America Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

It is common knowledge that we share a number of similarities with America, whether it be history, love of the same pop culture or even the colours in our flags, however when it comes to working culture, you might be surprised at how many differences there are.

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.

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.

2019 125

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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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.

2018 161

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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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.

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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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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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.

After an Organizational Shift, You May Need to Change Your Company Culture

Evil HR Lady

You’ve worked hard to build a great company culture, but after a major restructuring, you might need to make changes to help the business move forward. And while you may have had a great open culture , when employees are being laid off or your company merges with—or is bought out by—a different one, trust can be shaken. That’s why significant organizational changes must be accompanied by a company culture revamp, even if you were pleased with the way things were before.

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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.

2019 76

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.

2019 141

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.

2019 100

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!

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.

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.

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 Characteristics of High Performance Culture

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Characteristics of High Performance Culture appeared first on Ms. Company culture” has become a popular term among corporate leaders; more and more companies are focusing on creating a culture that fosters motivation in their workforce.

2017 140

HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom

Ms. Career Girl

The post HR and Culture: 4 Fantastic Females Share Their Wisdom appeared first on Ms. Leadership guru Meg Wheatley encourages leaders to move from heroes to hosts, ditch chaotic command-and-control culture and open up decision-making to untapped talent at all organisational levels.

2017 130

Is Your Workplace Culture Harming Your Employees’ Health?

Evil HR Lady

Workplace culture has a bigger impact on your employees’ health than you may think. Your company’s culture influences a wide range of behaviors, from seeking health care to unhealthy eating and drinking to managing stress and mental health. If you want healthy employees who show up every day and do great work, consider these five ways your company’s culture could be affecting your employees’ health. The post Is Your Workplace Culture Harming Your Employees’ Health?

2018 130

4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The post 4 Trends Seeking to Address Cultural Diversity in the Workplace appeared first on Ms. Within the broad scope of cultural diversity falls the category of workers with disabilities. That would be cross-cultural diversity or multi-cultural diversity.

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.

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.

Improve Corporate Culture by Involving Your Employees


With engagement levels down and social media popularity up, why aren’t more companies trying to get their employee’s involved in their social media strategy to help improve their corporate culture? Tony Hsieh said it best “ Your culture is your brand.

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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4 Essential Facts You Must Know About Business Culture and Attracting Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

An increasing number of businesses are wising up to the fact that company culture is the answer. 4 Essential Facts You Must Know About Business Culture and Attracting Talent Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog.

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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

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?

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.

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

If the answer is yes, you may have a toxic culture at work. Work Culture exists on multiple levels. To create real and lasting change, your business must tackle cultural issues on both levels. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you turn-around a toxic work culture.

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