culture

9 03, 2020

Why You Should Drop “Culture Fit” In 2020, and Focus on “Culture Add” Instead

2020-03-09T15:52:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all heard the term, “culture fit”, or “ensuring congruence between the candidate and the values and norms of the business”. Which sounds like a standard factor to focus on when pairing a candidate with a company. But what if we said that instead of finding a similar “fit”, you should focus on “adding” to the current company culture? Here’s why you should focus on “culture add” instead of “culture fit” for 2020. […]

27 12, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Determine Company Culture in a New Job

2019-12-27T13:44:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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! […]

25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

9 09, 2019

Why Conflicts Occur at Work

2019-09-09T09:56:02-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict in the workplace may be unavoidable, however, they should never be disregarded. With different leadership styles, personalities, and even the common factor of miscommunication – there will be times that conflicts arise. The first step to resolving them? Being able to recognize when they occur. Below is four different reasons that conflicts occur in the workplace. […]

6 03, 2019

3 Topics to Ask About in a Job Interview

2019-06-07T21:30:59-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When a candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. However, there will come a time where the interviewer may open it up for questions for the candidate to ask. Having questions shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today's blog, we'll break down 3 topics you can easily ask questions about, along with examples on how to ask them. Check them out! The Process Knowing what to expect next is incredibly helpful, especially when all company processes are different. Asking about the timeline allows you to know when [...]

22 02, 2019

Link Roundup: Company Culture, Diversity and Modernizing Your Biz

2019-02-22T11:42:39-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In this week’s round of blogs, we’re covering company culture, diversity in the workplace and how to modernize your company technology. All things that affect the success of a business and keep it running smoothly and effectively. To dive in, check them out below! […]

30 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Career Quizzes and Advice

2018-03-30T11:49:30-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We all know how addicting online quizzes can be, so we’ve decided to start out our Link Roundup with one or two this week! However, instead of finding out what superhero you would be, or which character from The Office you are, you can learn more about your career! The quizzes will help you uncover your communication style, and what type of job you are best suited for. Additionally, we have included some of the best career and job search advice we could find this week.  […]

19 03, 2018

Don’t Forget About Culture When Looking For a New Job

2018-03-19T12:26:27-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you begin looking for a new job, there are a number of factors that are at the forefront of your mind. Salary, benefits, growth, and location are a few of the factors that immediately come to mind. Of course, it’s perfectly acceptable to be thinking about these factors first, as most professionals do. You should always strive for growth, and look for compensation that suits your skills and experience. However, many candidates leave an important factor out when looking for a new job: culture. […]

29 11, 2017

Ask This Question to Find Out More About Culture in a Job Interview

2017-11-29T11:25:08-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you are looking for a job, there are many factors you should consider before making a decision. Location, compensation, responsibilities, and more all play a role in that decision. Recently however, company culture has been given more consideration. It ultimately determines if you will actually fit in and be comfortable doing your job. Company culture is a big component of every workplace, and should be factored into your job search. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to discuss or bring up in a job interview. In today’s blog we’ll provide one question that will tell you a lot about the [...]

31 07, 2017

3 Topics to Ask Questions About in a Job Interview

2017-07-31T11:37:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When every candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. That is the whole purpose of the interview after all! A job seeker can expect to be in the hot seat for most of the interview. However, there will come a time towards the end where the interviewer may open it up for questions. A good candidate will come prepared to not only answer questions, but to ask them as well. This shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today’s blog, we’ll break down 3 topics you can easily [...]