culture fit

He Hates It. She Loves It. Company Culture Is Not “One-Size-Fits-All”

Do you know the values that are core to the culture of your company? Many companies do. For example, at Whole Foods Market, they genuinely care about the environment. At, they talk about their culture of delivering WOW through service. Amazon is a company that (more…)

Suds Up! Drink in Culture

Brewing beer may seem like a pretty straight forward task, but assembling the perfect team to execute it is a pretty tall order. And, at New Belgium Brewing, it starts with culture. Based in Fort Collins, CO, this brewing powerhouse is opening a new place (more…)

Bad Hire Takeaways

A recent survey conducted by Robert Half reported that 36 percent of the 1,400 executives surveyed felt the top factor leading to a failed hire is a poor skills match. The second most common reason (30 percent) could be attributed to unclear performance objectives. “Companies can’t afford (more…)

Do You Need a Retention Refresher?

At the end of 2014, CareerBuilder conducted a survey of more than 3,000 employers from multiple industries to figure out what will affect employee retention the most in 2015. According to the results, 30 percent of employees regularly search for jobs and 23 percent of employees (more…)

What is Organizational Culture?

Culture is a system where individuals have a shared meaning of values, beliefs, and common ways of viewing objects and events. Accurately capturing your organization’s culture can lead to dramatic insights about your company. Even further, defining your culture will allow you to hire future (more…)

Managing Candidate Expectations –’s ChequedTV

Managing the Candidate Experience in your employee screening process. Setting expectations is the key. Understand the Why Why are you different? Why does the rigorous process aid the candidate? How can a candidate best utilize the system? Explain the Steps What are you asking them to do? What is the order of (more…)

Screening for Culture Fit –’s ChequedTV

We all know, when conducting employee screening, how critical culture fit is. But do you know how to really screen and interview effectively for it? Maybe you do, but do you other hiring managers. In this edition of ChequedTV we explore why (more…)

Employee Screening for Demons in High Achievers????

Interesting podcast at Harvard Business Review today discussing the potential pitfalls with high achievers. Clearly, when we hire, we are always looking for those people who have exhibited the behaviors that we deem successful. Hiring someone with a clear pattern of success and achievement would always be (more…)