“Birds of a Feather Flock Together” – Does that Mean I Have to do What Others do Even if it Goes Against My Values in Order to Survive in the Organization?March 1st, 2012 by Rozee Team
Question from the Job Seeker
I come from a religious family and I’m a proud practicing Muslim; the company I work for is a multinational and being such, employs people from very diverse range of cultures and religions. We have gatherings and parties on a regular basis; however I feel like an outcast because I do not indulge in some of the activities that go on during these gatherings. Although I have not felt anything that would suggest I am being tagged as an outcast because of my values; however, I do have a fear that this will eventually catch on.
Answer from ROZEE
What you are going through is completely understandable. Divided between our faith and our careers we often start assuming things which might not even be there. One starts to anticipate negativity and eventually the negatives do materialize – to start with, stop thinking grim. Pure multinationals that have a diverse workforce do acknowledge and appreciate each and every culture that comes in along with their employees. Read More »