My company recently moved to a new space, and even the slightest changes made a big difference in employee morale.
My e-mail marketing company, VerticalResponse, is growing steadily. We’re lucky; we’ve got great customers and great employees. Serving non-profits and small businesses gives us a charge, especially since we know we’re helping them survive and grow.
We’ve been around for 10 years, seven of them in the same building (which I loved). But as a result of our growth, we ended up on two different floors. Divided. It’s tough to keep a culture together when a company is split in two. We tried group lunches, but it’s hard to get 90 people together at once when space is limited. We also have an offsite company-wide event every quarter and have a great time. But, it still isn’t enough on a day-to-day basis.
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