30 May '12, 3pm

SparkFun and its Not-So-Traditional Work Culture

SparkFun and its Not-So-Traditional Work Culture

SparkFun and Its Not-So-Traditional Work Culture by Emcee Grady | May 30, 2012 | 12 comments I've been working at SparkFun for nearly four years now. I feel pretty fortunate to have stumbled upon a position here while surfing Craigslist one day. I had just graduated from college a few months prior and was intensely job hunting when I came across a listing for a copywriter position in the marketing department of a "small but growing" electronics company in Boulder. The post had all the usual stuff you'd expect except one note at the bottom - "Must like and/or tolerate dogs." Lucky spends most of his days watching his owner Mike solder together widgets. That was the first indication that working at SparkFun is a bit different than what might be considered "traditional." Indeed, working here is unusual, in the best of ways. Between the 30+ dogs present on any given day, the n...

Full article: http://www.sparkfun.com/news/876

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