Most people love free catered lunches, ping-pong tournaments, and team outings to the ballpark — but these perks aren’t the workplace differentiators they used to be. Competition for talent is fierce, and modern companies are pulling out all the stops to attract and retain the best people.
While I enjoy kombucha on tap as much as the next person, these types of benefits were not at the top of my priority list when I began my job search last November. Zooming out from the minutiae to the big picture, I was looking for a company that would elevate me personally and professionally.
Where could I go to make a real impact? Which company had an environment that sparks creativity and a culture that encourages employees to bring their full selves to work every day?
I found the answer at Highspot — and what a ride it has been so far.