How vCom Is Scaling Their Culture Through an Internal Training Program

As anyone at a quickly-growing company can tell you, it’s not easy to maintain culture as a company matures. With an ever-increasing number of new employees to onboard and train and evolving business priorities, company culture can sometimes get lost in the shuffle. But while growing companies have many urgent needs, culture should still be…

Why You Should Make Room for Uncomfortable Conversations in the Workplace

Are you passionate about starting a conversation in your workplace about diversity and inclusion (D&I), but you’re not quite sure where to start? Or maybe you’ve tried to start that conversation, but for some reason or another it’s fizzled out, raised eyebrows or gotten uncomfortable. By now, it’s common knowledge that companies that prioritize gender…

4 Reasons Company Diversity Issues Persist and How to Resolve Them

In 2014, Google released their employee diversity statistics for the first time, revealing that only two percent of their employees were African Americans. It was upsetting to realize that a powerful company that has been branded as representing innovation and information sharing does not hire more African American technology professionals. While Google benefits from minorities…

The Onboarding Checklist That Puts Culture First

Very few professionals would dispute the importance of an effective onboarding process, and most thriving businesses have invested in an onboarding plan. It makes sense when you consider that highly effective onboardings make employees 18 times more likely to feel highly committed to their organization and 33 percent more likely to be engaged at work.…

How to Use Group Interviews to Determine Culture Fit

Travel insurance comparison website Squaremouth makes a bold claim on what they look for in new employees. “A culture fit is just as important, if not more, that a candidate’s experience,” says Megan Moncrief, director of sales and marketing at the company. For an organization that “operates more like a family than a company,” finding…

How Atlassian, Warby Parker, Reddit Are Building World-Class Company Cultures

Experts have been touting the benefits of a healthy company culture for almost a decade now, but few can identify tried-and-true methods that are guaranteed to build one. In part, that’s because, by its very nature, company culture must be unique to each company – it’s a complex, living characteristic of a company that evolves…