Answer: Defining the cultures where you do your best work and researching the culture of an organization you might join, are two of the most difficult aspects to a job search. Yet they are critically important. Have you made a serious effort to reach out to friends in your network, former employees, and possibly in-house resources (not necessarily in the comms department?)
We have followed Rebecca as she started out with none of these guidelines. She didn’t recognize the pitfalls of working in a privately held company where the President had fired two of her predecessors after very short stints.
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