Angie Bergner, Head of People Operations at Ivy Research Council, on why hiring for "culture fit" isn't the best approach
The term "culture fit" has been prevalent in the recruiting process since the 1980s. In this episode I talk with Angie Bergner about culture fit and why it doesn't contribute to diversity, what the alternative approaches are, and the importance of employee engagement in a remote-first world.
Angie is the Head of People Operations for Ivy Research Council; a research consulting firm based in Washington DC specializing in best-practice research for early talent and university recruitment leaders within Fortune 1000 organizations.
Angie's primary mission at IRC is to build and foster a best-in-class company culture through inclusive practices that focus on the learning and development of all team members. Prior to IRC, Angie was a Career Coach and the Head of People Operations for a global experiential internship program for college students.