Thursday, August 13th 2020

Our Value Behaviours Guide

    

5 values to define how we work

At district m, we’re not just looking to fill job postings. We look to hire innovators, entrepreneurs and project leaders. Creators, builders and pioneers. Individuals motivated by the challenge, driven by a constant search for a solution and always ready to roll up their sleeves. But above all, we are looking for colleagues to join a great team that enjoys working together.

That’s why we have named 5 values ​​that represent what is most important to the company. These provide an overview of what we look for in any candidate interested in working at district m and what we encourage internally on a daily basis. Discover our 5 values through our Guide of Value Behaviours and how they define how we work at district m.

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guide of value behaviour stronger together

Stronger Together

    1

    You demonstrate a strong interest and preference for teamwork.

    2

    You communicate openly, effectively and frequently within your team and with other teams.

    3

    You share resources and never withhold information necessary to carry out projects.

    4

    You contribute actively to projects as a team player and offer to help others when they need help or have roadblocks.

    5

    You reach consensus with others about goals and methods for completing projects.

    6

    You offer recognition for the contributions of all collaborators and give credit where it’s due.

    7

    You identify obstacles and address problems cooperatively as they occur.

    8

    You place group goals and results above your personal satisfaction, goals and recognition.

    9

    You are willing to apologize for missteps and forgive others for mistakes.

    10

    You take the time to actively listen and consider everyone’s opinion.

    11

    You encourage diversity of opinions and ideas.

    12

    You communicate your opinion and take part in brainstorming, decision-making processes.

    13

    You analyze problems and roadblocks without assigning blame.

    14

    You welcome constructive criticism and don’t let your ego get in the way.

    15

    You suggest initiatives to create and strengthen relationships amongst colleagues.

guide of value behaviours be fearless

Be Fearless

    1

    You are agile and open to constant change, as well as trying new ways to work.

    2

    You are not afraid to take risks, question yourself, challenge your vision and give your best shot.

    3

    You welcome opportunities to take on projects you’ve never worked on, or with which you have no experience.

    4

    You confront reality of challenges head-on and evaluate our true current state so that we can improve and achieve greatness.

    5

    You seek feedback from others and listen.

    6

    You say what needs to be said and don’t shy away from difficult or important conversations.

    7

    You have the courage to put your opinions on the table, even if they are unpopular.

    8

    You lead change and challenge the status quo.

    9

    You make decisions, commit to them and move ahead.

    10

    You hold people accountable and expect them to perform and deliver on their commitments, and have the courage to call them out when they don’t follow through.

    11

    You can navigate ambiguity and achieve results autonomously with minimal guidance.

    12

    You manage stress effectively, work well under pressure and are not afraid to ask for help.

    13

    You are not afraid of failure and have the courage to start again if something doesn’t work.

guide of value behaviours 110% awesome

110% awesome

    1

    You hold yourself accountable for your work, projects, deliverables and deadlines.

    2

    You take action to turn your own ideas into reality.

    3

    You always achieve excellent work, and never settle for “good enough”.

    4

    You possess the competence and skills (technical, behavioral and general) required for your position.

    5

    You demonstrate effort on a frequent, consistent, and substantive basis, including both effort in doing and thinking.

    6

    You proactively seek solutions before giving up and asking for help when confronted with a difficult problem.

    7

    You keep a scheduled and organized workday and manage time effectively.

    8

    You communicate effectively and professionally (written, oral, formal and informal).

    9

    You act as a leader when required by influencing, motivating and coaching others.

    10

    You demonstrate passion in the work that you do and in district m.

    11

    You are self-motivated, hungry to accomplish and root for district m’s success.

    12

    You have a positive attitude and are dynamic and open when speaking to others.

    13

    You are oriented towards achieving results and goals rather than just doing tasks.

    14

    You are dedicated to your job and willing to go the extra mile and give extra effort when needed.

    15

    You have strategies to help yourself move forward and ensure that your goals are achieved or overachieved.

    16

    You are open to adjust your way of working to achieve exceptional productivity.

guide of value behaviour drive innovation

Drive innovation

    1

    You stay ahead of market and industry trends and innovations to bring them to district m.

    2

    You demonstrate innovation and creativity in proposing new ideas and fixing problems.

    3

    You are always envisioning a better way, a better solution, a better product.

    4

    You challenge the status quo and do what’s right versus what may be politically correct.

    5

    You demonstrate intellectual curiosity, as well as curiosity in others and their work.

    6

    You set high goals for yourself and your team and believe you can achieve almost anything.

    7

    You move at a quick pace and accomplish things sooner than later.

    8

    You gather relevant information, ask good questions and keep your team on the same page.

    9

    You excel at teamwork and collaboration and strive to create something of value as a team.

    10

    You value diversity and inclusion, as well as differing views and experiences.

    11

    You can project yourself in the future and have a vision.

    12

    You analyze flaws and under-optimizations and are creative in trying to fix them.

guide of value behaviour be you

Be you

    1

    You act as your authentic self and don’t try to fit into a mold.

    2

    You communicate effectively and get your point across in team meetings and 1:1s.

    3

    You demonstrate self-confidence.

    4

    You are unique, eccentric, different and true to yourself.

    5

    You give your opinions and ideas, even when they are unconventional.

    6

    You acknowledge your own limitations and weaknesses.

    7

    You assume who you are and demonstrate it in your relationships with others.

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