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May 21, 2024 41 mins

In this episode, Lori interviews Greg Summer, COO of Oddball, a government contractor, discussing the vital role of culture in a growing company. Greg emphasizes hiring for culture fit, conducting culture interviews, and effective onboarding processes. He highlights using Slack, implementing Bonusly for peer recognition, and providing professional development. Greg stresses the significance of continuous feedback and transparency for a healthy culture. The episode concludes with the importance of treating employees well and actively improving the employee experience.

 

Takeaways

  • Hiring for culture fit is crucial for creating a thriving workplace culture.
  • Effective onboarding and orientation processes help new employees feel connected and understand the company's culture.
  • Using tools like Slack and Bonusly can enhance communication and peer recognition within the organization.
  • Offering professional development opportunities shows a commitment to employee growth and engagement.
  • Continuous feedback and transparency are essential for maintaining a healthy culture.
  • Treating people how you want to be treated is a golden rule for creating a thriving workplace culture.

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