In this episode we hear from Jennifer Marszalek, Chief Talent Officer with Havas Chicago on the extent to which she, her team, and her organization go to "walk the talk" when it comes to their workplace culture. They've gone far beyond the lip service many organizations still pay culture. They take the time, make the investment, and dedicate the resources to making sure everything they do - the way they behave, the things they say, the way they work - reinforces and clarifies the things that drive their success. There are no questions about it - whether you're on the inside looking in or on the inside looking out. It's this kind of intentional culture management work that can become a differentiator for your business. And it certainly has for them.
In this episode, Dina Gallay, Senior Director at The Steely Group, shares her first-hand experience with organizations that use a deeper understanding and appreciation for their cultures in attracting the right candidates to their business. We explore the importance to truth-telling, brand messaging with the appropriate color and context, and going beyond the same-old-same-old buzz words in how we describe what it's really like to work there. We talk about the difference between "good" candidates and "right" candidates. And we surface some ideas for getting a bit more introspective around measuring, analyzing, and understanding our workplace culture.