When Hiring for Culture Fit, Make Sure You Aren’t Sacrificing Diversity
HR Daily Advisor
DECEMBER 12, 2017
Employees who are good culture fits are those who mesh well both professionally and personally – the idea being that a team of employees who believe in your company mission and get along well enough to grab post-work drinks together will be more productive. In 2015, the Harvard Business Review published tips on hiring for culture fit – less than a year later, the publication featured an article warning that hiring for culture fit can thwart a company’s diversity efforts.