I've long thought that 'culture fit' as feedback to a rejected candidate is an incredibly murky area. One that should be avoided and has no real substantive grounds. Now as the importance of inclusion in the workplace gains more pace it's vital we stop this practice and look at how a more diverse culture will positively enhance an organisation. There's no denying that culture is important to an organisation. However by hiring those that would not traditionally fit into your cultural 'box' you stand a good chance of enhancing your culture for the better and creating a more inclusive workplace.

This article shares some examples of how the likes of Facebook are dealing with this issue.