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.