It’s no secret that we’re huge believers in the importance and value of building a strong company culture. If the holidays turned your brain into mush and you missed our latest blogs on culture, you can catch up on a few of them here, here and here! In the day and age of intensified competition, culture can be a solid and compelling differentiator.
And with the Millennial generation bursting onto the career scene with demands of fulfillment, flexibility and fun, culture has moved well beyond a nice-to-have and landed in the must-have list for any company who wishes to stay relevant in the 21st century. But I don't think I’m telling you anything groundbreaking - if you read (like at all), you know that company culture has been the topic du jour for several years. So today, I’m less interested in reiterating its importance and more focused on showing you how a bad hire can destroy the culture you’re working so hard to build (or seriously thinking about starting to build!).