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  • Underground Elephant Featured in Inc.’s “5 Awesome Offices”

    In the modern working era, many companies are gravitating towards building office spaces that go beyond basic functionality. Organizations are seeking to create spaces that inspire and motivate employees through layout, design and amenities. Aside from building a space for a “cool” factor, studies are now linking positive work environments and to higher employee productivity....

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  • How to Make Your Holiday Party a Hit

    Company parties are a great way to show appreciation for your employees, and to give them an opportunity to de-stress and enjoy an occasional break from work. At Underground Elephant, social activities are an important part of our culture, and we embrace any opportunity to host a company event.Although we find various occasions to celebrate...

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  • How to Measure Productivity Gains Through Office Design

    Although often overlooked, office design can have a profound impact on employee engagement and productivity. In a research report conducted by BRATLAB, employees in optimized workspaces saw a 22% increase in productivity over those in standard spaces. There are many elements that go into an ideal office space, including design, cleanliness, temperature and privacy.  At...

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  • Growing Too Fast? How to Successfully Hire For It

    For any rapidly expanding company, quickly hiring employees might seem like the best solution for filling vacancies and increasing company productivity. However, an unorganized approach to hiring may not be the most successful solution to long term company stability and retention.   As a startup, our company has personally seen its fair share of growing...

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  • SD Software Development Event to be Held at Underground Elephant

    On Tuesday, Underground Elephant will be hosting an event in conjunction with the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC), HIRED, and Dev Bootcamp to discuss the findings from the EDC’s Software Development Study. Completed in March and presented at a press conference held at Underground Elephant, the study sought to determine the current software development...

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