Company culture is, in essence, a set of shared values and beliefs about appropriate and inappropriate behavior for an organization and its employees. When your team is distributed at home offices or social distancing at the job site, company culture is more important than ever to keep employees invested, engaged and projecting a positive company image.
Building a remote company culture for construction or a field services business and ensuring it stays strong may seem challenging, because we tend to equate culture with fun perks and activities enjoyed together. But culture can be conveyed to and nurtured in your team—even from afar.
Why does company culture matter?
Company culture keeps your employees motivated and engaged. One in five employees have left a job due to workplace culture or lack thereof. Also, multiple studies have shown that employees with higher job satisfaction perform better.
A Forbes article on Comparably’s 2020 company culture awards noted that employees across industries feel more happiness and