Employer Branding

Balancing Hyper Growth and Company Culture

The public eye has recently cast a spotlight on company culture, leaving several companies wondering: how do you strike a balance between building a healthy culture that keeps employees happy and making sure that the company can continue to strive for its business goals?

Course Hero is one company who is doing just that – navigating the way to a better culture and business success through a People team – a team dedicated to helping employees get the most out of the company by giving it nothing but their best effort.

Sue Olson leads the People Operations and Talent Acquisition teams at Course Hero. She specializes in building high-performance teams in high-growth organizations, with an emphasis on corporate culture and engagement. She likes to focus on volunteering, mentorship (especially professional women), diversity, and inclusion.

Have a listen to the episode below, keep reading for a summary and be sure to subscribe to the Employer Branding Podcast.

Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or Soundcloud.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • What it means to get “unstuck”
  • Why she used anthropology to get to know Course Hero
  • What quarterly heroes are and what it means
  • How they give back to their community
  • How to build an award-winning culture

You can connect with Sue on LinkedIn.

By Ushma Mistry

Editor & Content Strategist at Link Humans, download our new eBook now: Measuring Employer Brand: The Ultimate Guide and check out our latest product The Employer Brand Index.