We have started asking our recently hired team members if they wanted to contribute a post to the Culture Blog sharing their experience or thoughts after they have been with the company for about 30 days or so. Here is one from Kim T who joined the Sales team as a Sales Trainee.
Coming into Daxko I didn’t really know what to expect! I knew that it would be a unique experience but I didn’t know just how unique until I had been here for a bit. I’m still very new by all means, I’ve only been a part of Daxko Nation since December 16th. During one of my last interviews which was conducted by Mark C & Will Y, my soon to be team-mates in sales, I asked Mark to give me a quick tour of the office. Up until then I had only seen the 5th floor greeting area and one of 2 interview rooms. I knew Daxko had a very non traditional workspace and I wanted to see more! Mark obliged and briefly showed me around. There are scooters, garage doors, a picnic table with beakers, gladiator helmets, neat meeting spaces and sitting areas to just hang out in, oddly decorated and named private rooms, my favorite is the Yoda room, aptly decorated with Star Wars décor and the all knowing Yoda himself. But what struck me above all else was how friendly everyone was. As Mark walked me towards where the sales team sits I was immediately greeted by Jonathan S our CFO. He wasn’t locked away in a private office with shades drawn. No, he was sitting right in the middle in an entirely open space with long tables and their computers. This is where everyone in upper management sits including the CEO Dave G. In fact there are no “private” offices at Daxko. Jonathan stopped what he was doing came over and warmly shook my hand as Mark introduced us.
This continues to be a running theme here amongst everyone. Whether I’m just passing someone in the hall, riding up on the elevator or waiting to fix my morning cup of hot tea everyone smiles and speaks to you. If they don’t know you they will introduce themselves and welcome you! They don’t slink away or pretend not to see you, nope they come right up with big smiles and say hello! The 80’s sitcom Cheers and Pharrell’s runaway, hit song Happy both come to mind when I think of the tone here at Daxko and I think that’s very much intentional!