Research gathered by CultureIQ found that employee’s overall ratings of their company’s qualities – including collaboration, environment and values – are rated 20% higher at companies that exhibit strong culture. But why is corporate culture such an important part of a business?How can I find out the company culture at work?
Look at sites like Glassdoor.com for reviews by current or former employees. Keep in mind that there are “pockets” of culture within individual departments, so the overall company culture could differ from your specific work area-that’s why it’s important to try to do things like #1 and #2 above.Does your corporate culture affect your bottom line?
Without a positive corporate culture, many employees will struggle to find the real value in their work, and this leads to a variety of negative consequences for your bottom line. According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success.How do you measure culture on Glassdoor?
On Glassdoor, employees rate their company’s culture and values on a five-point scale, but these quantitative scores alone shed little insight on the specifics of a company’s culture. The real value for understanding and measuring culture lies in the free text responses that each reviewer provides.