As an upcoming MBA graduate, I have started to think about where I would like to apply for jobs to begin life “in the real world”. I have started looking on the commonly used career sites to see what is available, talked to the Career Development Center on campus and have thought about the companies that are near me. I have done my research on a few that stand out to me as possibilities and have eliminated some solely due to their corporate culture.
It is important to find an employer that feels you are a good fit for their company. This normally entails an employer finding candidates that have the skills and knowledge that the company needs or desires. However, I feel that it is even more important that the company they are interested in is a good fit of them. There is a lot to be said for working at a company that also works for you. Having employees who want to be at work and who want to do well because they like the company they work for eliminates the bulk of the turnover rate for employees. Continue reading