Large companies tend to have a strong and distinct organizational culture that will not be a good fit for every existing or potential employee. A staff member who doesn’t feel comfortable with the organization’s culture will likely underperform and will find it more of a challenge to be successful in that environment.
Measuring an employee’s fit with the company culture can be a challenge, especially when dealing with large numbers of employees.
Executive Briefing – Fostering a Culture of Engagement
To maximize the productivity of your team, you need every player giving their best. When employees are not engaged, missed deadlines and suffering productivity reflects on you as their leader.
Profiles International offers tools to help companies better evaluate the cultural fit of their employees. During the hiring process, the Step One Survey II® can help identify the cultural fit of candidates. This is a brief pre-employment screening test that measures an individual’s basic work-related values. Work-related values we closely examine in our Step One Survey II® include: employee background, employment history, integrity, personal reliability, and work ethic. This pre-employment test is used primarily as a screening tool early in the candidate selection process.
For current employees, the Profiles Performance Indicator™ can offer valuable insight as to how their personality meshes with the culture of the organization and workplace environment, as well as the demand of the job.