Making the Case for Cultural Fit
By Michael Manning, chief relationship officer at Rocksauce Studios
Good experience and stellar references make job candidates stand out, but culture fit can be the deciding factor.
According to a 2016 survey, human resources teams often prioritize cultural fit when looking at recent college graduates—even over referrals, classes and grades. But evaluating fit doesn’t stop when you bring a new employee on board. Examining the culture of your team should be a regular, ongoing practice. After all, an employee who breaks the mold could run the risk of breaking your team.