After about four decades in business, we can confidently and unequivocally state that the reason we are still here – and the reason we have thrived – is an emphasis on the professionals that we are fortunate enough to call our work teammates.
Richard Branson once said: “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.”
We take this ideology seriously. The hiring process is critical to building and maintaining a professional workforce, but just hiring good people isn’t enough. We strive every day to show our teammates that we consider them our most valuable resource, not just the output of their labor.
In fact, the focus on our team infiltrates every part of our culture. You see, as an ESOP (Employee Owned Stock Plan) company, it behooves each of us to work toward the betterment of the company. (Although we will argue that our team’s commitment was solidified well before earning ESOP status.) It’s the way in which we ask for help, thank each other for good work, and respect each other that we take care of our own. When you treat people right, they stay longer. This is where you might be saying “duh.” But it’s amazing how many organizations neglect to consider the positive impact of employee longevity and more importantly, to take active steps to improve it. We do, and the numbers are heartening. At Teksetra:
- 13% have worked here 25+ years
- 27% have worked here 10+ years
- 49% have worked here 5+ years
Our CEO, Kevin Flaherty, believes that one of his greatest contributions to the company is instilling in his executive team the imperative to nurture and grow all Teksetra teammates to make sure they reach their full potential. This is not just good human decency – it is a key factor in the health of our business and our client relationships.
Are you ready to join the team at Teksetra? See our open job listings from Zip Recruiter below, or send us a message if you think you’re a good fit.