For employees of Austin technology companies, two things are true according to a new report: 1) they’d rather work at mid-size companies over tech giants such as Dell, and 2) teamwork makes the dream work.
These findings came out of the just-released 2017 Global Brand Health Report from Hired, the job searching marketplace.
The list of the top 10 Austin companies to work for is a veritable Who’s Who in Central Texas area. Indeed ranked No. 1, HomeAway and RetailMeNot ranked No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. uShip ranked No. 7 on the list, while Dell – by far the biggest employer on the Austin list – came in at No. 10. Rankings were determined by a Brand Positively Index.
The Hired report also showed that, more than any other city, Austin workers are team players, placing “the team I would be working on” in their top three far more frequently than other markets. And not surprisingly, given the city’s insane traffic, Austin is one of the markets that had a high percentage of respondents saying they’d just at the chance to work remotely.
uShip’s inclusion on the list is a salute to its renown company culture, something that’s been foster since it started in 2004. According to the report, “Ultimately, companies with strong cultural appeal who offer not only competitive compensation, but also growth opportunities should be able to compete with anyone.”