In simplified terms, culture is the secret ingredient that refers to the values and behaviors that guide decisions and activities in the work environment. Culture can vary by company, industry, function, and role. Your work as a student at the research phase is to determine where you fit so you can thrive in your working life.
You will spend much of your time in the professional environment, and figuring out how your personal and professional values align will help you determine if you want to pursue a potential opportunity, as well as be a happy and engaged employee once you are hired.
Checkout the articles below to learn how to assess culture and determine how this will impact your career management activities, including goal setting, target opportunity identification, and your go-to-market communications.