How to Find Out if a Company’s Culture is Right for You
If you have already accepted an offer, intentionally seek out information by creating opportunities to connect with others. Some companies may need a few nudges to provide a more inclusive onboarding experience.
Before your first day, ask:
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We have to get out of the cocoon of a normal, expected job profile.
There are new opportunities emerging due to the pandemic, at the unlikeliest of places. One may be the right fit for a new kind of industry with a new kind of role.