According to Forbes, company culture is a system of shared values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, habits and a company vision, which presides how people behave in organizations. These shared values strongly influence people in the organization and dictate how they dress, act, and perform their jobs.
Hiring for culture fit is critical for a company because an individual’s attitude, values and beliefs play a large role in whether or not they fit into a company’s culture. A company must understand their core values and continuously hire people that align with those values effortlessly in order to be successful. Culture fit can actually be more valuable than skill sets because you can train for skill, but you cannot train for fit.
Being mindful of culture fit when going through the hiring process will benefit everyone at a company. There are many benefits to hiring for culture fit, including:
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