Failure isn’t an option at most workplaces.
That’s not the case at Spiceworks, which provides information technology services. Workers there say bosses encourage them to take risks when it comes to developing new products and enhancing existing ones. If they succeed, great; if they fail, workers say that’s just fine, too.
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What it does: Information technology
Austin employees: 188
Austin office: 7300 RM 2222, Building 3, Suite 100
WHAT EMPLOYEES SAY
- “Spiceworks leaders do an exemplary job at open and free sharing of ALL information, good, bad and ugly.”
- “I work with cream of the crop sales people. Learn something new from them every day and I love it!”
- “I love that our goals are directly aligned with our users – we don’t charge money from our users, so our main goal is to make users’ lives simpler and easier.”