Company culture, or what is known as the “personality” of a company, is vital to a company’s success. The atmosphere and environment of the workplace are derived from culture, which is why you want to do your research and ensure you’ll be a good culture fit when you’re looking to join a new company. Check out how to prepare interview questions relating to culture, a variety of the different types of culture, as well as how you can ask about culture in an interview. Check it out!
If you’re looking for a step-by-step guide on what type of questions you can ask about company culture, this one is for you. Here is a list of questions, including asking how managers and employees share feedback, and what activities the company offers to promote team building. Check out more questions to ask, here.
Knowing what types of company cultures exist will help you get an idea not only for what you’re looking for – but what there is to offer. Here is a list of 25 different companies and how their company culture is established, including a few perks about each one.
Aiming for certain “traits” from a company that you’d be interested in is a good place to start if you’re unsure what would be the best culture fit for you. Like how the company aligns with your personality, your office space preference, and work flexibility, etc. Find out these company traits, here.
If you’re looking to determine a company’s atmosphere during an on-site interview, there are some tips to follow in doing so. Like observing the office space, the lobby, and even checking out the company’s online presence. Check it out.
For even more ways to determine a company’s environment, here are 10 ways to do so. Such as checking the online reviews (after making sure they’re legitimate reviews), scanning the news, their vendors, partners, etc. These are great ways to determine the company’s atmosphere as well.
Once you learn about a company’s culture, you’ll want to be prepared for questions that are asked by the interviewer. Such as explaining what type of environment you enjoy most/work best in, and your reasoning for wanting to work for that company. Find out how to prepare, here.
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