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Job Search Tip of the Week #8 (2019)

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Job Search Tip of the Week #8 (2019)

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What Makes a Company Stand Out from the Pack?


What makes a company unique? Many might argue that its products, logo, or branding are what makes an organization stand out. However, the true distinguishing factor — at least, for the people who spend each workday there — is the corporate culture. What makes up a company’s culture, and why should potential employees care?

What creates culture

A company’s culture comprises the tangible and intangible characteristics that make that company unique:

  • Core values — What values does the company hold dear? More important, what does it expect employees to care about? A company that believes in driven innovation isn’t likely to be a good fit for someone who wants to leave at 5 p.m. to get home to family.
  • Environment — Work environments vary greatly — for example, one company may offer a relaxed scenario with shared workspaces and “bring your dog to work” days, while another company has a much more formal atmosphere with cubicles and private offices.
  • Communication — How do company leaders convey strategies, policies, and company changes to employees? Is communication transparent, or on a need-to-know basis?
  • Dress code — Related to environment, dress codes indicate how strict or relaxed the culture is.
  • Perks — Does the company offer team-building, training, and recreational events for employees? Sponsor continuing education programs or professional development opportunities? Perks show what the company thinks (or expects) employees care about.
  • Respect — Does the company embrace diversity? Is there mutual respect between company leaders and staff?
  • Team spirit — A strong team mentality might translate into willingness to put in extra hours, or create a more family-like atmosphere.

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Job Search Tip of the Week #35 (2017)

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Manage Your Personal Brand to Boost Your IT Job Search & Career

The Complete A to Z Guide to Personal Branding [INFOGRAPHIC]




Googled yourself lately? You can bet your potential employers have.

Technology is changing the way we recruit and hire. HR professionals and hiring managers are increasingly using social media for screening purposes – and many are finding reasons not to hire job candidates.

However, don’t start deleting your digital identity just yet. Social media doesn’t necessarily sabotage your job search; in fact, when used properly it can supplement your (perfectly formatted) résumé and push your application to the top of the pile.

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