The Importance of Company Culture
Company culture is like the personality of an organisation – reflected in everything from their mission and values to the way they conduct their business and treat their customers, how employees behave towards each other and much more. Company culture is important because it can have a strong bearing on your happiness at work. When deciding which company you’d like to work for, first consider what is it about your personality that would mean you might feel at home in:
> a company with a hierarchical structure and a corporate feel
> a quirky, creative workplace
> a high-energy, high pressure environment with deadlines and targets
> a relaxed, liberal, informal culture
> a role where you work from home full time
The company will also want to know whether you would be right for them, so make sure your job applications highlight personal attributes and interests that show how well suited you are to a company’s culture.
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