4 Tips for Transition to Corporate Culture

Early in many young PR professionals’ careers, you may start out working for a small business with only a handful of co-workers. The environment, dress code, and overall culture in many small businesses are emphatically casual, and the hierarchy is not as necessarily as rigid or clearly spelled out. For many young professionals, this is…… Continue reading 4 Tips for Transition to Corporate Culture

Study Culture of Prospective Employer

Agency culture will be the deciding factor for a friend who has been interviewing for a new position with several agencies.  Feeling he made a mistake in chosing his current firm, he now lazers in on the all-important corporate culture.  He’s also found that it’s a two-way street since a couple of employers are equally interested in his fit…… Continue reading Study Culture of Prospective Employer

Culture Fit Required for Job Success

I’ve witnessed individuals ranging from interns to CEOs fail because they didn’t adjust to cultural nuances of their new organizations.  So, I was very interested in the excellent advice in today’s New York Times from Linda Hudson, president of the land and armaments group of BAE Systems, a military contractor.  Linda has more than doubled the revenues of her division…… Continue reading Culture Fit Required for Job Success