A positive company culture doesn’t happen by accident. It’s a deliberate mix of shared values, hiring practices, compensation, perks, attitude, and atmosphere that’s difficult to mesh, but rewarding when you achieve it.
Central to the mission of culture building is hiring the right people for the right job at the right time. And the overall success of your company will depend on how well you can attract talent and retain talent that fits your culture. And what’s more, you need to be building a culture that people want to be a part of, but do you know what that culture looks like?
The most commonly cited characteristics of a healthy company culture people want to be a part of include:
Sounds nice, right? It’s no surprise that people want these things, but what does catch some leaders off guard is that these qualities are emergent from specific practices like ethics and integrity, diversity and inclusion, spirituality, and other more practical aspects of culture like hiring, firing, and advancement opportunities.
If you’re curious about how your organization stacks up culturally and if your recruitment practices are meeting candidates where they are today, then take two minutes to complete this free assessment below to find out.
Complete the following sentences with the answers that most closely reflect your current situation and . approach all 10 questions with honesty. Remember, there are no wrong answers.