How To Assess Culture Fit When Hiring Remotely? — Andy Sto

Why hiring culture fit employees is important?

  • When you hire employees that are in line with the company’s values, they are more likely to stay for the long term. Hiring culture fit people leads to a higher job retention rate that can positively affect the entire team. If your remote workers stay with the team for a long time, the company will be able to build a stronger culture and reputation, attracting better professionals over time. In the long run, it would lead to forming a strong, capable and experienced remote team that would live up to its potential.
  • Culture fit helps employees identify with the company and have a sense of belonging. As a result, workers not only are more motivated and productive but have higher job satisfaction. Those who do not fit in the culture would struggle with maintaining productivity and performance.
  • If your remote workers have the same core values, they are more likely to form better relationships with each other. Team bonding and collaboration can lead to improved performance rates and contribute to the company’s overall success.

How to assess culture fit when hiring remotely?

Clearly define your company’s culture

Prioritize your job description

Ask relevant questions

Behavioural interviewing

Use video interviews

Talk openly about the culture

A paid test project

The Verdict

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