How Using a Cultural Fit Assessment Can Help You Identify Mission-Driven Candidates

Organizations understandably want to hire individuals who are aligned with their mission, as research shows that achieving an optimal fit delivers benefits to both the company and employees. Studies have found that when employees are passionate about their company’s mission, they stay with the company longer and may be more engaged and perform better. Cultural fit, in particular, is important because without it, even the most technically competent employees can derail. It’s a lesson that many managers have already learned. In a Robert Half survey, nine out of 10 managers said a candidate's fit with the organizational culture was just as important as or more important than their skills and experience.

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Building a Gen Z Workforce: What to Look for When Assessing Recruiting Solutions

There are an estimated 61 million members of Generation Z (individuals born in the mid-1990s to early 2000s) who are beginning to enter the workforce. Generation Z is the first generation of digital natives, to whom the constant use of digital tools for just about everything is second nature. In addition to their digital mindset, their incredible diversity makes them attractive hires for any organization.

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4 Hidden Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Often, when people talk about the benefits of diversity in the workplace, the conversation turns to its impact on team and company performance—two strong barometers of company success. One research study found that diverse teams make better business decisions up to 87 percent of the time, and that decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60 percent better results. Other studies have found that diverse companies outperform their peers in areas such as cash flow, revenue, and overall performance.

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