Five Critical Cultural Fit Job Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

Five Cultural Fit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

Five Cultural Fit Questions For Interviewing The Ideal Candidate

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Today’s nonprofit marketers must be experts in learning how to shift their organizational culture towards a culture of philanthropy. This gets to the heart of the best practices that are needed to create a culture of philanthropy within anonprofit organization.

New CEOs and Culture Change

SocialFish

Have you read our article in Associations Now about new CEOs dealing with organizational culture yet? New CEOs have a golden opportunity to embark on the difficult work of changing organizational culture. Culture That Works Featured

Culture Eats Association Innovation for Breakfast Too

SocialFish

I’m speaking at.orgCommunity’s “ Solutions Day ” in just a few weeks in Chicago, and I’ll be sharing some exclusive data around this innovation question and how associations are showing up in the data (and dealing with it in real life). Culture That Works Potluck

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars. We asked ourselves that question and did some research for you.

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Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

It seems like an odd question, but it’s actually really important. When you evaluate the technology, have you given thought to how your existing organizational culture will react to it? Because your culture could chew up this cool tech initiative and spit it out.

HR’s Role in Culture #culturechat

SocialFish

This week, we’re talking about HR’s role in company culture. Should it be HR’s responsibility to hire for culture fit? How else should HR make explicit what your culture is? These and other awesome questions will be explored on Thursday at 1 pm ET.

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Generational Giving at Arts & Cultural Organizations – A Donor Story

Connection Cafe

You gravitated toward the museum, zoo, gallery, symphony, cultural management organization because of your roots. Have you asked yourself similar questions? If you have asked yourself some of these questions, here are some thoughts about how to build lifelong relationships—starting at a very young age. My inclination toward the arts and cultural world was naturally occurring. As a kid, I was saturated by symphony performances and choral music.

Introducing an Awesome New Podcast About Workplace Culture

SocialFish

So perhaps I am biased, as the Culture Chat podcast is my podcast I have started producing over at WorkXO, but it really is awesome and I want to share it with you. Building a Culture of Accountability. How Employee Benefits Can Impact Culture. Culture Change and the New CEO.

Can You Change an Existing Culture? Find Out on #CultureChat

SocialFish

This Thursday we’ll be hosting another #CultureChat on twitter, and our topic will focus in on the what, when, and how of changing an existing culture. I find that a lot of the organizations with really amazing cultures grew up like that. Their founders created that cool culture.

Increasing Organizational Buy-in When Building a Culture of Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

One simple way to make sure everyone is clear about what is expected of them is to ask questions. And a culture that follows through with commitments is building a culture of integrity ready to support strong internal controls.

Next #culturechat 4/30 – Hiring for Culture Fit

SocialFish

This month we’re talking about hiring for culture fit. Some of the questions we’ll address are: What does “culture fit” mean at your organization? What is the balance between cultural fit and skills/competency in your hiring process, and why?

Three association practices that reflect your workplace culture

SocialFish

Jamie’s Association Success posts in December focused on the visible parts of culture… The Link Between Office Design and Culture. What Does Your Annual Meeting Say About Your Culture? Well, not ALL of your culture, but part of it. Culture That Works

Crafting Your Culture

SocialFish

—————— Building organizational culture involves magic and artistry. But you create a culture by doing and saying, and you can choose to be deliberate and thoughtful about what you do and say. How do you create the organizational culture you want?

10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Am I creating a culture that increases employee engagement?

Strategy Meets Culture on This Month’s #CultureChat

SocialFish

We’ve all heard the mantra, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” but is it true? What exactly is the relationship between culture and strategy? This is what we’ll explore in this month’s twitter chat on culture, #CultureChat.

Your Nonprofit’s Culture: By Design or by Default?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: In my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout, we discuss how to create a culture of wellbeing to encourage self-care. Jay Wilkinson, CEO of Firespring , shares some thoughts on building the right culture of for your nonprofit.

The Culture Map

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The way we are conditioned to see the world in our own culture seems so completely obvious and commonplace that it is difficult to imagine that another culture might do things differently, "says author Erin Meyer. "It And, that's why Meyer wrote her book, The Culture Map.

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Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

It seems like an odd question, but it’s actually really important. When you evaluate the technology, have you given thought to how your existing organizational culture will react to it? Because your culture could chew up this cool tech initiative and spit it out.

7 Questions To Ask First

Connection Cafe

So leaning on that background, as well as my more recent decade in nonprofit technology, I offer the following interview questions that an interviewee can ask of a hiring organization, to determine whether a given group is where you should place a career bet. The Seven Questions.

Culture is the Word of the Year

SocialFish

In 2014, the people at Miriam-Webster dictionary declared the word of the year to be “culture.” ” Not only does their choice of word interest me (my new company with Maddie is called Culture That Works , after all), I was also interested in their process.

This Week’s #CultureChat: Culture and Success Drivers

SocialFish

Culture Chat is back! This Thursday, February 23rd, we’re doing a Twitter chat around culture at 1pm ET. Questions to think about: What are some examples of success drivers? What does it look like when a culture is aligned with success drivers? Culture That Works

Five Key Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

The Top 4 Challenges Facing Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Be creative, and visitors will appreciate they were able to arrive without answering awkward questions at the front desk. Integrated Marketing Arts & Cultural Membership online ticketing ticketing Guest post by Jonathon Leeke, Product Manager at Blackbaud. .

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Social Media and Inclusive Cultures

SocialFish

But we actually get more questions (at first anyway) about Generative because it is just not as common a word as open, trustworthy, or courageous. Generative organizations have cultures that truly value inclusion. Creating an inclusive culture, of course, is easier said than done.

Creating A Culture of Continuous Improvement Based On Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This section of the report covers new ways of thinking about organizational culture based in continuous improvement based on feedback. It speaks to establishing culture norms among staff of curiosity, reflection, and trust. The term means learning culture. Cultural Indicators.

Can AI & Bots Help Create A More Positive Nonprofit Workplace Culture?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been facilitating nonprofit workshops and staff retreats focused on creating a culture of wellbeing in the workplace. The conversation surfaced some interesting questions and ideas. It is one of many HR & Culture Slack Apps. Organizational Culture Resilience

Five Key Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the new book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

6 Questions to Consider Before Selecting a New Workspace

NonProfit Hub

If you’re considering a new or inaugural workspace, consider these questions before making any decisions. The post 6 Questions to Consider Before Selecting a New Workspace appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. This article is sponsored by MINDSPACE.

5 Steps to Content Marketing Success for Arts and Cultural Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

How can arts and cultural organizations start leveraging content marketing? There are 5 steps to start a content marketing program at your arts and cultural organization. The most common question following this is “How do I know what the key personalities are for my organization?”

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Today’s #CultureChat: The Role of Core Values in Culture

SocialFish

so we decided to do this month’s #CultureChat on that topic: the role of core values in culture. Clearly developing core values is a box that many organizations feel needs to be checked when doing culture work, but are they really that valuable?

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Women of Color Leading Essential, Activist Work in Cultural Institutions

Museum 2.0

Each of these women push the boundaries of cultural institutions in different ways, with digital and physical manifestations. She writes about race, history, parks, culture, and politics. And in looking around the room, I realized that it was only a question for me.

Ten Essential Questions Business Leaders Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Am I creating a culture that increases employee engagement?

How to Build a Company Culture That Works

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I have developed a set of workshops through our new consulting firm, Culture That Works , to help our clients with their culture change issues. Foundations of a Collaborative Culture Workshop. ———– Social Media Culture Alignment Workshop.

Nine Ways to Save More Time at Your Arts & Cultural Organization

Connection Cafe

Devandra is a Consultant for Arts and Cultural organizations at Blackbaud and has spent the last 4 years helping nonprofits become more efficient in their operations. Encourage team members to challenge the status quo by asking questions and suggesting new options.

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How To Build A Connection Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. Partnering with Stallard on Connection Culture are authors Jason Pankau and Katharine P Stallard.

10 Questions Leaders Should Ask Themselves

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Am I creating a culture that increases employee engagement?

Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning

Gyrus

Then when it comes down to writing up a formal policy, take the following practical continuous learning foundations into consideration: An Open Environment – Establish to your employees early on that it is ok to ask questions when something is not understood.

Highlights From The Book, Connection Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the new book, Connection Culture. Partnering with Stallard on Connection Culture are authors Jason Pankau and Katharine P Stallard.

Paying Attention to Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture Pays Off

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently, I was invited to participate in a staff “Lunch and Learn,” by Connor Diemand-Yauman , CEO of Philanthropy University , about building a culture of wellbeing in the nonprofit workplace and capacity building. How have you addressed it in your culture?

Will They Play in Pyongyang? Culture, Geography, and Participation

Museum 2.0

It is not culturally-determined. What may be culturally-determined, however, is HOW people want to participate. Cultural differences can play out on local levels as well. I''ve been thinking about this a lot recently in the context of cultural inclusion.