Focused on transforming strategy, technology and business, Slalom is now present in over 35 cities around the world. The modern consulting firm is backed by regional innovation hubs, collaborative culture and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. The firm couldn't stay ahead of the competition without the fast-moving team behind it.
Diving Into the Values at Slalom
The company's core values are the driving force behind its success. The values are present in everything the team does. From making a tough decision to turning an idea into a product, every team member is guided by the core values. The values are:
"What makes us different? We start with the Slalom core values, focus on skill, curiosity and collaboration, and then mix in an obsession with our client's best interests," said Karl Jackson, Practice Area Director of Engineering. "What emerges is a dynamic, energetic place where writing software becomes a joy, and delivering excellence for our clients becomes commonplace."
The Team at Slalom
Growth in Numbers
Many team members at Slalom enjoy variety in their work by working on multiple projects at a time. This enables them to meet new co-workers and work with a broad range of teams. This cross-functionality means that team members are learning something new every day, and they're also teaching something new every day.
"I love watching people get jazzed about things that I love and it's great knowing that if I ever a question or problem that has me stumped, the answer is only a conversation away," said Ryn, Consultant of Experience Designer.
Team members are encouraged to grow professionally and personally at Slalom. You'll have access to internal education and experience programs that allow you to bring your ideas and passions to life. These programs include access to mentors, advocates and guidance so you can focus on building your skills.
"At Slalom, growth isn't just a title change or adding managerial responsibilities; it's the opportunity to grow into the professional you want to be," said A.J., Solution Principal of Business Advisory Services. "The consultants on my team are able to take charge of their growth by proactively seeking out what they would like to learn, do or achieve -- and my job as the team lead is to help them get those chances."
The Culture at Slalom
The Slalom culture is tried and true. With a variety of projects, work that's meaningful and a work-life balance, you'll be able to build a career you're proud of. The culture is built on providing employees the autonomy they need to work in the most effective ways, whether it's by working from home, at the office or even at the client site. This autonomy, along with a culture thick with excitement and sustainability, attracts the best in the business.
The culture of continuous learning and commitment to investing in employees is what has drawn in the many awards and recognition that Slalom has. Just to name a few:
The Benefits of Working at Slalom
Rendezvous with Your Teammates
At Slalom, you'll be empowered to grow both personally and professionally. Especially with the unlimited professional development budget where the only exception is tuition. Employees even learn from each other's expertise through hosting their own skills- or experience-based session.
Aside from fine-tuning your skills and knowledge, you'll have a lot of fun in your career with Slalom. Every year, the company hosts an all-expenses-paid Rendezvous. The weekend getaway is filled with fun activities for every employee and one guest. Throughout the weekend, you'll have ample opportunity to reconnect with friends over food and drinks. But you can also take some time to unwind and relax. Previous Rendezvous events took place at Whistler and Horseshoe Bay.
The perks don't stop there. The company believes in offering employees the full package to boost morale and show them how much they're appreciated. The rest of the package includes:
With that long list of incredible benefits, it's easy to see why employees love working at Slalom.