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If the company culture is not in alignment with your own beliefs and values, you may be fighting an uphill battle to fit in and may consider whether it’s time to move on.
Not fitting in is definitely a good enough reason to move on.
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One of the best ways to build relationships is to be of value to someone you’re trying to connect with.
Look for opportunities to leverage your skills and expertise to provide assistance to someone and help them to advance a project.
Find a coworker that you have some common ground or shared interests with. It could even be a work-related interest.
Fitting in at the workplace is about your ability to build strong, meaningful relationships. And this could be hard to achieve in a large group.
Look for small moments of opportunity to connect with people during work hours.
Consider these questions: Are you being social at breaks? Are you making an effort to talk to people at the coffee machine in the morning? Are you attending company social events?
These days, having the right skill set isn’t enough to succeed in a job.
Employers are looking for people that not only have the right credentials, but also who have the right culture fit.
Consider whether your feelings have more to do with how you perceive yourself than how others perceive you.
Ask yourself if you need to adjust your own self-esteem, or if you are truly experiencing a problem of not being the right fit for the team.
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Company culture is a necessary part to consider when evaluating whether a job is a good match for you. The work environment can have a significant impact on your experience and satisfaction in your role.
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Dustin Moskovitz, CEO of Asana (productivity and project management platform):"We practice “No Meeting Wednesdays” to ensure that everyone at the company gets a large block of time to focus on heads-down work without having to fit it in between mee...
This approach is fine, as long as it's true. It’s always good to give a reason why you’re bailing, especially when that reason is truthful and specific. Also, deliver your excuse over the phone or in person, so there’s less room for it to get lost in translation.
For example, “I’m not fe...
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