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How Do I Determine a Company’s Culture?


Dear Experts,

What are some tips on finding out about a company’s culture & how that ties into the position and daily operations of the company?

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Q#308 Ask “what’s the culture here?” “what wd success b in this pos?” Pay attn 2 ?s asked, dress, attitudes. (@juliaerickson)

Q#308 If u’ve interviewed, request private convers. w/team members &/or person who previously held job (esp if still w/co). (@ValueIntoWords)

Q#308 Connect w/co. emp through LinkedIn, Glassdoor.com. Also gut-feel & questions responses during interview. (@dawnbugni)

Q#308 Checking out the surveys and comments on Vault.com can give you some insight into a company’s culture. (@TaiGoodwin)

Q#308 Networking and speaking with people who work for the company. Try starting with LinkedIn. (@gradversity)

Q#308 Ask for scenarios of success they’ve seen. ie. examples of solid teamwork. Then listen closely! (@jtodonnell)

Q#308 Watch how they treat job seekers. Check the Website. Talk w/current employees! (@beneubanks)

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