Weekly Web Crawl – Corporate Culture Shock

This week: Corporate Culture Shock

Companies are like countries, sometimes they have different cultures. How do you go from one corporate culture to another as you switch internships? How do you adapt to any corporate culture at all after spending most of your time in college? How do you convince a potential employer that the negative college stereotypes don’t apply to you? Use the following links to help you out.

Answers the basic questions like, “What is corporate culture?” “How do I understand the culture?” and “What corporate culture do I fit into best?”

Take this quiz to see what culture you would prefer.

5 tips to evaluate the culture of your job or internship to fully succeed.

Observation and patience is the advice of Kyan after switching from a laid back internship to a stricter, more corporate atmosphere.

What companies might be thinking when trying to determine if you fit in with their corporate culture.

A recent real-world example of people faced with changing corporate culture.

Arguably one of the coolest places to work (if you want to move to the West Coast, that is.)

What is the culture like where you intern? What kind of culture are you looking for in a full-time job? What are you willing to settle for? Leave additional tips and comments in the comments section!

Jaime Hoerbelt is a senior Marketing major and Fine Arts minor at Hofstra University. She is graduating in May and plans to pursue a career in marketing and/or social media marketing. She is currently an intern at Figment. She writes her own blog at www.JaimeHoerbelt.com

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About the Author

Jaime Hoerbelt is the Managing Editor of the NY Creative Interns blog. She works as a Social Media Strategist at Tenthwave Digital - a digital marketing company in Manhattan. You can follow her on Twitter @jahbelt or read her blog.

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