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There is a direct correlation between the business culture of a company and its financial success, and people are the drivers of both. With this in mind, when hiring, it’s wise to focus more on finding someone who fits into the company culture rather than exclusively looking for certain skills. I base hiring decisions 60 percent on fit and 40 percent on skills.

This doesn’t mean simply hiring someone you like and hoping they can do the job. The goal should be to analyze the candidate’s personality and introduce the potential employee to the company’s culture, so you both can make the right decision.

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Topics: Company Culture, Hiring

What’s the common thread among co-workers, bosses, salary, commutes, contracts, vendors and just about everything you touch during the day? How can employers take some of the burden off of their employees and limit some of the common stresses? Workplace culture is the key. The culture of an organization is the “why” of the organization, and if the culture is a positive one, many workplace stresses are minimized or can even disappear.

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Topics: Business, Vision, Company Culture

4 Keys to Making the Right Hires

Posted by Glenn Burr on July 26, 2015

Whether it’s the money pit that a bad hire can create or the absolute joy that comes from bringing in and nurturing the right person, the impact of a hire is felt broadly.

Small Giants share some common elements that enable them to have great hiring practices.

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Topics: Company Culture, Hiring

A single great hire can make an enormous impact on a company. Small Giants experience incredible benefits and gains in positivity when their systems attract and nurture the right people.

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Topics: Company Culture

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