Similar to relationships, finding the right match in work is critical. There is more to ensuring your professional satisfaction than landing a job that fits your professional aspirations. Cultural fit is a significant factor in the success and contributions you bring to a company.
The first step in ensuring your success in an organization is to conduct your research prior to the interview. There are many resources available to help you make this assessment, starting with the company’s overall website: check any videos, employee testimonials, social media content, mission statement, community involvement, publicity/press releases, and related content. Note how it “feels” to you overall. What’s the impression you are taking away from your visit to their site?