You don’t fit in with the company culture? Relax, it’s not a crime

Sometimes it becomes evident soon after you start there; other times it’s because you or the organization’s dynamics have changed.

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Company culture reminds me of buying clothes.

Sometimes you buy a shirt or pants without trying them on—maybe you bought the garment online—and even though it looks good, it just doesn’t fit. You try to make it work because you like how it looks on the hanger, but no matter what you do it just doesn’t feel right or look right when you wear it.

That’s company culture for many people. A lot of times, we pick a place based on a certain set of information. Maybe you read about the company online, you saw pictures, or you even had a friend tell you amazing things about the place.

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