AUSTIN, Texas – April 1, 2015 – Last night, Square Root®, Inc., an Austin-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company, was named the fifth best small company to work for in the state of Texas by Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM, and the Best Companies Group. moved up two spots from last year when the company was named the seventh best small company to work for in the state. The awards ceremony recognized 100 companies across Texas with the distinction of being one of the best places of employment in Texas.
The 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas list consists of companies ranging in size from 15 employees to over 500 that are recognized in the small, medium, or large employer category. These organizations set the standard for excellent working environments across various business disciplines and display the pride Texans have in their companies.
“It’s an honor to be included in this elite group of Texas businesses two years in a row,” said Chris Taylor, CEO of . “Our team strives to make a place where everyone is excited to come to work every day, and this award is a testament to their effort. Our passion for culture is the basis for everything we do, from the way we work together to how we partner with our customers. A thriving team is the cornerstone of our continued success. ”
Square Root’s® passion for culture is centered around the company’s desire to keep the same values that made it successful in the first place. One of the key components that sets Square Root® apart is how the company empowers employees to take time off when they need it, not just because they have accrued it. This balance keeps the team at the top of their game and inspires them to continue to do great work. The company also offers a fully stocked bar and kitchen, catered team lunches, the build your dream machine program, educational stipends, flex workspace, dog friendly office, quarterly offsite team building activities, and weekly awards to top performers.
Companies from across Texas entered the two-part survey process. The first part evaluated each nominated company’s workplace policies, systems, philosophies, practices, and demographics. The second part was an employee survey that measured the working experience. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Texas, analyzed the data, and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.
The full list of rankings and company profiles will be featured in a special Texas Monthly insert included in the April edition. To learn more about ’s work environment, visit http://square-root.com/careers.
About Square Root®: Headquartered in Austin, TX, is a leading enterprise SaaS provider in the operations performance management space. The company’s rapidly growing team of technology innovators delivers advanced data insights and high impact software tools to some of the biggest retail channel players. Customers span the automotive, energy, and consumer goods sectors. Square Root’s® CoEFFICIENT® platform helps large businesses optimize operations and make smarter, data driven decisions every day. As a private, bootstrapped company, Square Root® has achieved profitability every year since it began doing business in 2006—a rare feat in the capital intensive technology startup world.