“The fundamental beliefs upon which your business and its behaviour are based. They are the guiding principles that your business uses to manage its internal affairs as well as its relationship with customers.”
Values should define your business, yet so many companies are using the same generic buzzwords to shape who they are that values are often losing their meaning altogether. We used to be guilty of this ourselves, we had a collection of words that we felt defined who we were and how our people behaved as Searchability employees, but when we looked at them we felt that they didn’t do us justice. So we chose to take this back to the drawing board. We engaged our employees and set out to re-discover what our values really were – ignoring the usual clichéd buzzwords painted on most company walls.
The results? One core value that genuinely defines Searchability:
To be sound is a state of existence. It usually refers to someone who willingly does something positive for somebody else, asked or not, although usually unexpected. Alternatively, "sound" can be used as an adjective to describe a genuine, nice person.
Synonyms: Cool / Awesome / Good
Every decision that is made at Searchability and every action we take is driven by this value. All of our employees live to the value of “being sound”, and as a result we are helping to change those “not so nice” perceptions people have of recruitment consultants, one sound action at a time!