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Level-up Engineering - Coding Sans EPISODE 19, 27th May 2020
How to Create a Culture Document: Rob Volk (CEO, Foxbox Digital)
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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."

Click here to read the full interview!