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Employee Culture And Corporate Job Fit – Buzzwords Or Reality?

ExactHire Recruiting

One way to ensure a consistent customer service experience is to have a recruitment process that takes into consideration how well candidates may be able to successfully assimilate into your company culture as a part of the selection cycle. Or are employee culture and job fit just buzzwords?

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New Survey: Company Mission & Culture Matter More Than Compensation

Glassdoor for Employers

While high salaries and unique perks may have once been the keys to attracting top talent, a new survey from Glassdoor shows that a company’s mission and culture matter most to job seekers. Interestingly enough, culture matters even more to millennials and younger adults.

How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment


Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” — Business Dictionary. An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. Your workplace most definitely has a culture.

How to Scan for a Cultural Fit

Glassdoor for Employers

Scanning for a culture fit. At Glassdoor, scanning for a culture fit is a huge part of our interview process. What do we mean by “culture fit”? Here are a few suggestions to scan for a culture fit in your interview process: Incorporate a group interview loop.

5 Things Job Seekers Really Want in a Company Culture

Spark Hire

To attract the best talent, your company culture needs to stand out. They’re scrambling to provide what they think professionals want, but what do they actually need from a company culture? Close the gap between employee goals and company goals, and build a culture that centers on them.

5 Ways to Build a Better Culture on a Budget


Company culture should be genuine, positive, and clear. But company culture is every bit as important for small businesses, where everyone knows everyone else. As you try to determine what kind culture you want to build, there’s a temptation to simply let things evolve naturally.

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company culture, supposedly the end-all be-all of recruitment marketing and employer branding, the single most critical competitive differentiator when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent, is one concept we all agree is important. There’s No Accounting for Culture.

How to Screen Candidates for Culture Fit


Hiring for cultural fit has become a praised and controversial topic throughout the years. And still others question whether “culture” even exists. Do keep in mind, though, that hiring for cultural fit needn’t – and shouldn’t – mean building a workforce of indistinguishable robots.

Culture Capture Can Kill Your Company

Right Recruiting

We’ve visited most of those clients and have grown to understand their business models and cultures. Company culture is a common topic. Candidates ask, “does your client have a good culture?” Clients also always want a good cultural fit. These questions are important, and we try to both understand our clients’ cultures and accurately express that culture to potential candidates. Since culture is subjective, it’s a difficult concept to precisely describe.

How Culture is Standing in the Way of Digital Transformation


This not only embodies the agile HR technology and the acquisition of senior leadership but the development of a culture that gives all its employees license to creatively drive the organization forward. Investing in culture, therefore, is now widely recognized as a commercial imperative as the standout performers that transform organizations will almost exclusively stem from the most empowered and engaged employees. Nurturing a Culture of Innovation.



With flowers blooming and the promise of warmer weather just around the corner, our team has been reading up on thriving company cultures and fostering wellness with growth. HOW YOU CAN NURTURE A CULTURE OF WELLNESS FROM FORBES Many companies have taken the plunge into workplace wellness.

The Fit Bit: Does Hiring For Culture Fit Matter More Than Recruiting For Skills?

Recruiting Daily

Unlike many HR centered constructs, there is actually a clearly established business case for creating a strong organizational culture, and that hiring for culture fit has a direct impact on a company’s performance and bottom line results. Cultural Bias?

Work Human: Building A Company Culture of Collaborators.

Recruiting Daily

What I discovered were a lot of people with a particular passion for driving culture change and making their workplaces work better. Building A Culture of Contributors. Work Human: Changing Culture, Changing Values and Changing Minds.

Lead Poisoning: How Toxic Managers Kill Company Culture.

Recruiting Daily

Company Culture Fit & Opportunity Cost. This is not an easy question to answer, particularly given the fact that this exercise is not only inherently subjective, but completely dependant on the expectations, styles and experience of the team they’re expected to manage.

How to Identify Employees that Will Fit Your Company Culture


Vetting potential hires and testing for cultural fit can improve employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention, and one recent survey of employers found that 67 percent view a candidate’s cultural as ‘very important’ in the hiring process. One in five also said that they wouldn’t hire a candidate that wasn’t the right cultural fit for their organization. But although a cultural fit in the workplace is associated with positive outcomes, it can also be difficult to define.

Startup Culture: The Benefits and Challenges of a Remote Workforce

Transformify - Recruiting

This range of experiences, beliefs and ideas will make your company culture more dynamic, which can only bring good things. You lose out on the opportunity to do team building exercises, and you also miss the informal, day-to-day interactions that help people feel closer to one another.

Combat Employee Apathy by Improving Workplace Culture

Harger Howe Recruitment

Improving workplace culture is one of the best ways to maximize employee engagement. You can also offer programs within your company that promote a healthy balance such as exercise options, increased paid time off and more. recruitment employee retention workplace culture

The Winning Recipe for Company Culture with HubSpot

Glassdoor for Employers

For many employees, it boils down to the culture—and in a candidate-driven market, culture might be all it takes to differentiate your company from another. According to Deloitte , “culture and engagement” was cited as top challenge by 87% of HR leaders around the world. Companies that get their culture right and communicate it both within and without the organization have an easier time filling positions and keeping employees happy. The Company Culture Cookbook.

Exactly How Your Company Culture Should Impact Your Employer Brand

CKR Interactive

Short answer: Company culture should (and will) significantly impact your employer brand. Long answer: Company culture is a phrase we hear a lot, but it rarely is used in a neutral context. But playground slides don’t dictate your culture or tell your story.

5 Things Any Company Can Do Right Now to Promote an Inclusive Culture


One of the best ways to begin building an inclusive culture is to begin with company policies on harassment, discrimination and accommodations. Talk to staff members who have had to exercise rights or protections under the policies for firsthand perspectives on their effectiveness.

How to Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Ever considered making wellness a pillar of your company culture ? Consider recognizing and rewarding employees for hitting physical fitness milestones as well to encourage more exercise and healthy habits. Culture culture employee wellness mindfulness wellness day wellness day at wor

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How to Encourage Employees to Get (& Stay) Fit

Glassdoor for Employers

Wellness is central to our culture of collective responsibility at Health Catalyst. Employee Engagement exercise fitness get fit health catalyst stay fit working outBreaking new ground in employee health and wellness requires looking beyond the status quo, and being willing to take a few risks. That insight, and where it led us, is one of the chief reasons Glassdoor selected my company, Health Catalyst , one of their Best Places to Work in 2016.

5 Ways to Build a Better Culture on a Budget


When you think of company culture, many think of massive companies like Google or Facebook, where employees have their pick of fun gadgets, free food, and guest speakers. But culture is every bit as essential for small businesses, if not more so. Blog culture

How to Create a Playful Company Culture (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Ping-Pong Tables)

Linkedin Talent Blog

More recently, Jill and the team at Playworks launched a corporate consulting group, Workswell, focused on leveraging play, storytelling and design thinking as tools for intentionally building healthy workplace culture. Improve performance reviews with a simple card-sorting exercise.

Authentic Employee Engagement: Create the Company Culture Millennials Crave


Millennials are changing the face of what it means to have an engaged workplace culture— and they are doing it for the better. As the workforce gets younger, companies are learning to adapt to provide more than just lip service to work-life balance, company culture , and career opportunities.

9 Quirky Corporate Event Ideas That Your Team Will Love


While there’s no harm in simply heading out to a bar or restaurant with your team, sometimes it’s a good idea to go the extra mile and do something fun or quirky as a team building exercise. Building Culture Employer branding Leading People

Cultivating a Culture of Belonging at 33Across


You can't realize the full benefits of diversity without cultivating a culture of belonging. At PowerToFly, we work with a lot of companies that want to ramp up their D&I efforts, but hearing about a company that has a true culture of belonging is rare.

How to Run (and Survive!) a Recruitment Christmas Party

FireFish Software

Your recruitment agency Christmas party isn’t just a party – it’s a exercise in company bonding too! Agency Management CultureWhether you’re planning an in-house office Christmas party this year or taking the festivities out on the town, you need to plan for success.

How JazzHR’s Success Team Is Staying Well (And Making Sure Our Customers Do the Same)


Megan uses her lunch breaks with the doggos to gear up to continue providing world-class service to our customers: “ Getting some exercise and fresh air helps me to come back and be refreshed for the second half of my day. Culture

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Managing Changes in the Workplace

Achievers - Recruiting

Motivate employees to be physically healthy, eat healthy, drink plenty of water, and get regular exercise. Culture changes in the workplace culture employee engagement employee feedback Employee Success HR leadership

To Support Mental Health, Let Employees Walk out the Door.

Fistful of Talent

New research from the Journal of Psychology shows you only need a small amount of exercise to decrease depression. And this same research shows exercising for fifteen minutes at night doesn’t impact sleep. Do you know what really makes my heart hurt?

Authentic Employee Engagement: Create the Company Culture Millennials Crave


Millennials are changing the face of what it means to have an engaged workplace culture— and they are doing it for the better. As the workforce gets younger, companies are learning to adapt to provide more than just lip service to work-life balance, company culture , and career opportunities. Making health and balance a part of your company culture can go a long way in not only attracting great employees but also keeping them.

Protect Your Assets – Your People

Fistful of Talent

It’s a horrible exercise I’ve done too many times, and especially tough right now. How many of you are in your guest rooms/living rooms/patios “behind closed doors” working on a RIF spreadsheet?

How to Build an Employee Wellness Program from the Ground Up


Combine that with lower annual healthcare costs and there’s a strong business case to be made for improving workplace health and making exercise a priority. The end goal is to create a culture of health, with company support for health choices and activities.

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4 Critical Steps for Success as a New CHRO

Fistful of Talent

A new exercise program. YOU orchestrate talent strategy, org design and culture. But just like exercising, you’ve got to do a bit of warm-up. Starting anything new is a bit daunting. A new school. Sporting a new hairstyle.

How to Prevent Your Millennial Workforce from Burning Out

Achievers - Recruiting

It’s a direct byproduct of the “hyper” culture: living your best life, all exacerbated by social media. Here are a few examples: Advocate for wellness by promoting healthy eating and regular exercise. These type of exercises can instantly reduce stress.

Anxiety in the Workplace: 14 Quick Wins for Stress Management

Achievers - Recruiting

Employee engagement relies on various strategic initiatives: building a culture of open communication, developing leadership’s commitment to recognition, and providing opportunities for career development to name a few. Just 5 minutes of moderate exercise can be enough to enhance in your mood.

The Four Things You Must Do to Have a Healthy Culture


But something that is equally important–but which can be equally tricky–is building and maintaining a healthy organizational culture. What is a healthy organizational culture? Many organizations do not even define their culture, which can make expectations murky and lead to dissatisfaction and even confusion among team members. This is why it is important to explicitly define and maintain a healthy organizational culture at all levels.

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience


What types of personalities fit well in the established culture? This kind of exercise can be very helpful for HR managers who want to update job descriptions and make their hiring process more efficient.