S2 E7: It’s Not You, It’s Me: Uncovering If You’re Compatible with Your Company, with Jessica Winder

Hebba Youssef
Hebba Youssef
October 18, 2023

Determining if employee-workplace fit should be a two-way street. So why does the recruitment process feel like a one-way street for so many job-seekers? 

Jessica Winder, Senior VP of People at Refine Labs, shares her insights on how workplaces should rethink compatibility, and the steps employees can take to ensure a potential workplace is right for them.  

From considering factors like transparency in the interview process to creating lists and asking the right questions, Jessica provides valuable advice for job seekers like the importance of work-life balance, career growth, and compensation in the decision-making process. 

00:01:43 – The Truth Behind Corporate Math

00:02:55 – How to Determine Company Compatibility

00:03:45 – The Importance of Flexibility and Innovation in the Workplace

00:06:30 – Interview Tips: The Power of Lists

00:07:47 – Red Flags to Watch for in Job Interviews

00:11:47 – Navigating Temporary Jobs During Unemployment

00:16:15 – The Rise of Remote Work

00:18:18 – The Importance of Leadership in Job Interviews

00:22:13 – Ensuring Candidates Understand Company Culture

00:25:43 – The Problem with the Phrase “Culture Fit”

00:28:57 – Ranking the Importance of Workplace Factors

00:32:09 – Research Before Accepting a Job


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Hebba Youssef
Hebba Youssef