Perk up: An inside look at the out-of-the-box perks of Colorado tech

by April Bohnert
March 9, 2018

Creating a perks package that attracts — and retains — top talent has become something of a competition among Colorado tech companies. As a result, companies have started offering some pretty unique perks in an effort to stand out.

We asked three Colorado tech companies to talk about the perks they’re most proud of and why they’re so important to their teams.

 

BombBomb unique company perks Colorado
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BombBomb uses the power of video to help businesses build deeper, more personal relationships with their customers via email, text and social media. The company has taken a creative approach to professional communication, and it extends that same creative freedom to its employees. Content marketing manager Alli Menor shared one of many perks BombBomb employees enjoy.

Great projects are completed when individuals are given total creative freedom.”

What's a really unique perk your company offers to employees?

Here at BombBomb, we have a really exciting event that we call Hack Week. This is a chance for our developers to be creative and work on whatever project they’d like to see in the future for BombBomb. Some of our best features have come out of Hack Week, and it’s a great community-building event that inspires the whole team.

 

Why do you offer it?

Great projects are completed when individuals are given total creative freedom. The freedom of this week is also time for our developers to get a break from their usual projects and team-build at the same time.


What are some of the ways your employees take advantage of this perk?

For our developers, this is a week where mistakes are OK. Because of this, the development team attempts to tackle some pretty big projects they might normally avoid. They also learn new skills in the process.

 

Printfection unique company perks Colorado
Photo courtesy of Printfection.

Printfection is bringing swag marketing into the digital age with a cloud-based platform that makes it easy to design, print and distribute physical marketing products. As a fast-growing company, there’s no shortage of work to go around — making it all the more important to encourage a healthy work-life balance for its employees. Head of marketing Ryan Campion gave us insight into one of the unique perks Printfection offers and how it helps the team stay productive and fresh.

When it comes to time off, we trust our employees to take as much as they need.”

What's a really unique perk your company offers to employees?

Printfection employees can work from home every Tuesday and Friday, and we also offer an unlimited time-off policy.

 

Why do you offer it?

When it comes to time off, we trust our employees to take as much as they need. We have high expectations of the team, as we're revolutionizing the swag management industry, and as long as you get your work done, we want you to take vacation and personal time as needed.


What are some of the ways your employees take advantage of this perk?

We understand our employees have busy lives, and sometimes it's nice to crank out work at home away from office distractions, plus it cuts down on commuting time. Working from home on Friday also enables our staff to escape to our beloved mountains before the weekend rush.

 

Tack Mobile unique company perks Colorado
Photo courtesy of Tack Mobile.

Tack Mobile designs and builds software for mobile and connected devices, leveraging the latest technologies to help its clients stand out. Such innovative work requires a skilled, passionate and close-knit team, and the company helps foster that by offering some pretty unique perks. Community director Leilani Rose explained why Tack decided to put a new spin on an old tradition by giving its employees a chance to unwind in the mountains.

This year, Tackateers could ‘choose their own adventure’ for the weekend.”

What's a really unique perk your company offers to employees?

We recently resurrected an old company tradition of going on an annual winter retreat to Breckenridge, CO.


Why do you offer it?

Open to all employees and their families, it serves as a great way to get to know one another in a fun setting, to team-build organically and to reward our employees for their hard work throughout the year.  


What are some of the ways your employees take advantage of this perk?

This year, Tackateers could “choose their own adventure” for the weekend, including hitting the slopes, flying drones around town and exploring Breckenridge's charming main street.

 

 

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