Isabelle Wear, Director, Recruitment Consultant and Principal Coach at Interfacio delves into this topic ….

Through the pandemic, company culture has become a highly topical buzzword. What really is it though, and how important is it for recruitment, retention and workplace harmony?

On the face of it, when you think about what professionals look for when looking for a new role, you may immediately think of things such as salary and opportunity for advancement. However, recent studies have shown that 77% of people across the US, UK, France and Germany consider a company’s culture before applying for a position. More surprising is that 56% of workers in those countries actually place company culture above salary.

 So what exactly is company culture?

Investopedia defines corporate culture as:

Corporate culture refers to the beliefs and behaviours that determine how a company’s empl