How to Create an Awesome Company Culture (No Perks Necessary)

by Evil HR Lady on June 13, 2014

I want to state up front that I love perks. And I’m a fan of unique company features like big scorecards, group community service outings, or weekend and evening e-mail bans. But if you want a great company culture, you don’t need any of those things. Yep, you can have a great culture without a single yoga class or in-office kegerator.

So what do you need? Here are seven tips:

1. Honest management. Managers who are always blaming employees, stealing credit, and hiding relevant information to keep their power create an awful company culture. If your managers are doing any of this, no number of perks will make up for it. You need managers who are honest in all things. They keep people informed when they can, and when they can’t, for business reasons, they say to their staff: “Yes, I know what’s going to happen with X, but I can’t tell you until the final decisions have been made and all the legal documents are signed. But I’ll let you know as soon as possible.”

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