Culture

Let’s Get Serious: Culture Fit Matters

There’s a new trend afoot among the “thought leaders” bubbling up: culture fit doesn’t matter, it’s all about values. Focus on hiring for values for retention success. Seriously? It’s hard to take that statement seriously. Values are the reasons behind…

Kimberly-Clark On a Hunt for ‘Original Thinkers’

They’re feeling the need to keep older workers’ knowledge with them, but simultaneously bring on millennials and brand themselves as cutting-edge, innovative companies: I’m talking about GE, Mastercard, ADP, and many others, including now Kimberly-Clark. The maker of Kleenexes, Cottonelle, and Huggies…

Gen Xers: Skills, Strengths, and Shortcomings

Fair or not, most Gen Xers see themselves as the older, responsible child doing dishes and taking out the trash while the baby boomers and millennials argue over the TV remote. While the smartphone might personify millennials, and Woodstock exemplified…