When you look at the many glamorous careers available, becoming a tenure-track professor is not often mentioned. With non-tenure-track faculty now accounting for nearly 70 percent of all faculty members, and three out of four hires nationally are off the tenure track, it is a difficult position to pursue. Compounding the issue are limited resources […]
So you’ve identified your current company culture and it’s less than desirable. You – as a leader, want to make a change, but given that everything influences culture, where do you start? Is there a quick guide to follow? What should you try and tackle first? Do you even stand a chance? The answer is […]
MOTIVATING THE UN-MOTIVATED One of the 16 key factors in determining a person’s compatibility with an employer is the amount of engagement that occurs. In this context, how much effort does one exert into motivating employees? As a college professor, an interesting paradox occurs in the context of motivating students in the classroom. THE CHALLENGE […]
“Culture is not a series of buzz words that sound good to candidates…”
For years, HR professionals have been looking for that secret sauce that separates good candidates from bad and high performers from low performers. One such approach has been the use of personality testing. Complaints about personality testing in the workplace are numerous, particularly when it comes to the validity of the findings. First, as noted […]
A healthy work environment makes you feel good about coming to work and better about your life in general. That is why it is important to work in a company with a culture that is not only healthy, but also compatible with you and your core values. If you are currently looking for a job, asking yourself these questions about companies you are considering working for can act as a sort of treasure map. Use these questions to guide you to a company whose culture is healthy and, therefore, a job that is more likely to bring you fulfillment.
We know that having a job in which you are matched based on compatibility of skill, culture, and personality allows you to be much more satisfied in your job and workplace. But did you know that it’s also good for your health?
Knowing the specific core values of a company’s culture helps you determine how compatible you are with it. This is why it is so important to us here at Elevated to find out more about you through our questionnaires; it is the way we can match you up with companies who place value on the same things that you do, making for a much more satisfying and fulfilling work life.