How to Create a Culture Document: Rob Volk (CEO, Foxbox Digital)
Learn the steps of creating a culture document for an engineering company! In this interview Rob Volk reveals why Foxbox Digital needed a culture document, and what impact it had on their day-to-day work.
In this interview we're covering:
What's Included and excluded in the Foxbox culture document
Why do you need a company culture document?
The steps of creating a culture document
The impact of a culture document on an engineering team
How does the document help to sustain the culture
How to change your copmany culture
How to check for cultural fit
Whether it's better to hire for diversity or for cultural fit
Excerpt from the interview:
"We've always had a strong company culture, but early on, it was accidental. I hired engineers who I thought were great, and the engineering culture formed organically.
By now, we've had cultural miss-hires, some contentions and issues. These are signs of a bad culture.
So, we tried to distill the good parts of our culture down to a cultural document. The purpose was to be able to maintain the culture as we scale up."