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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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 […].

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Deal With Foreign Cultures As A Female Traveler appeared first on Ms. Use Cultural Sensitivity. It’s difficult for some cultures to understand a woman travelling by herself, as it can reflect badly on her and her family.

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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!

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.

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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.

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.

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?

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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

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.

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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.

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

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 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.

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.

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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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.

Knocking Down the Cultural Barriers of Global Expansion

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. To keep reading, click here: Knocking Down the Cultural Barriers of Global Expansion. The post Knocking Down the Cultural Barriers of Global Expansion appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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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.

From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed!

Ms. Career Girl

The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed! The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed! appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Nicole Grays Owens. Her bio follows. Los Angeles, otherwise known at the “City of Angels.”

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.

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?

See The World With A Cultural Eye: Destinations For The Heart And Mind

Ms. Career Girl

The post See The World With A Cultural Eye: Destinations For The Heart And Mind appeared first on Ms. Do you consider yourself to be someone who enjoys a bit of culture? A lot of us would never consider ourselves culturally savvy, but yet pieces of culture dominate our lives.

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Reframing The Culture Of Organizational Change

Imarticus Learning

Companies are placing a much larger emphasis on culture in the workplace, policies for efficient smart work is overtaking long hours and unhealthy employee health. This change places a large emphasis on the use of technology, the framework of cultural change and the link between the two.

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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.

The 7 Best Interview Questions On Cultural Fit


It was my fault for not taking the time to properly assess his cultural expectations and relay my own. The most successful hires will have not only the skills you desire but also fit your culture. Many of these responses focused on cultural fit. Questions to Assess Cultural Fit.

3 Ways to Sell Your Company Culture and Story


The companies that tell the best stories attract these people to their culture. Culture is a constant work in progress which means your company probably has a story behind the direction they chose. 3 Ways to sell your company culture and story. Company Culture.

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. I 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. Maybe your culture isn’t quite like Moolya’s. Don’t make a button-down ad if your culture isn’t button-down.