5 Strategies Best Places to Work Use to Engage Employees

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You and your employees see Forbes’ Best Places to Work every year. Although they love the company, you know there are specific pieces of the puzzle missing to make your organization part of that list. While it might not be on the list yet, the company is on it’s way to making the cut to be one of the best places to work. How will you find the lost puzzle pieces? Read More.

What “Hiring for Cultural Fit” Means to These 5 Pros

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One giant light bulb came on over employers’ heads not too long ago, and it represented an idea that changed the way we hire. Employers realized that skill set wasn’t the end-all be-all; in fact, skill set is now playing second fiddle to cultural fit.

While meeting minimum job requirements is non-negotiable, it hasn’t gotten us too far. There has to be more, and that more is cultural fit. Values, culture, vision –they all mean different things in different organizations, so there is never going to be recipe for nailing cultural fit, but there is always something to be said for seeking good advice…

“Successful companies understand the values that are core to their culture. Read More.

Stop Killing Diversity in the Name of the Company Culture

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Company-Culture The look and feel of your company culture isn’t always what the experts tell us it’s supposed to be like. It doesn’t necessarily have our defined values at the core, dictating the hiring and decision-making processes, which are based off of business goals. There is an unwritten, unintentional part of company culture that will often have a lot more pull in how your organization’s teams are crafted.

Pretty Bird Syndrome

Many organizations have what I like to call “pretty bird syndrome”. You know when a bird looks in the mirror, and they fall in love with the beautiful bird they see looking back? It’s human nature to be attracted to, or focused on the people with whom we have similarities, but let’s not slap a nice label on it, like “company culture” and call it a day. Read more »