“Workplace culture” describes the unwritten rules and social patterns of how work gets done in your organization. What defines your culture depends on numerous everyday actions taken by employees, managers, leaders, and executives.
Many aspects of a workplace culture can indicate a toxic working environment, including lack of communication and transparency, gossip, lack of input from employees, self-centered leadership, and unfair policies.
Employee turnover is expensive, and replacing employees is a time-consuming process. To mitigate turnover and increase retention, you’ll need to understand why people stay in jobs and bring those practices into your own organization. By doing so, you’ll save time, money, and effort.
By approaching your interviews with a DEI lens, you can learn more about how each candidate views differing perspectives, change, collaboration, and more. In this video, we discuss three potential questions you can ask in order to evaluate a person’s openness to DEI values.