Seven Interview Questions to Uncover Corporate Culture - Slide 5

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What's the best part about working in this environment that I won't be able to see from just a walk around the office?

This question digs deep into the true value of working in a particular company environment. You learn the culture behind the culture, as some workplaces are quite different once you've been employed there for a few months. This might be helpful in eliciting a little candor in your interviewer about the reality you'd be working in. Sometimes culture is hard to discern from a brief walkthrough or few weeks of work.

You're not the only person being interviewed. In fact, your perception of a company is equally as important as their perception of you. Here's the reality: You can't work where you don't feel comfortable. You can't thrive where you don't feel at home. And you can't grow where you don't feel welcome. Therefore, the culture of the company you're applying for carries tremendous weight on your decision to work there.

Scott Ginsberg, writing for TheLadders explores seven questions you should ask about corporate culture, along with an explanation of what makes them work. Consider asking a few of these on your next interview.

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