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Perfect interviews by Ken Langdon, Nikki Cartwright

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9. What is the ideal culture that you like to find in an organisation?

You’re sitting there; so you must have decided that you quite like what you believe to be their culture. Just describe your ideal place to work and if you’ve analysed them correctly you’ll be describing their culture as well.

You’ve got to be open and honest here. If the culture’s not right, you’ll eventually hate the job. You really are looking for compatibility.

Regardless of your how well you fit the job and the job fits you, the thing that makes the organisation successful and you happy is the culture. It’s the context within which everyone works. Use the interview to check that you understand the way they work and that you’ll enjoy fitting into it.

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