Happy National Pizza Day!
We run our Pizza Club the way we run our business – customer-centric, data-driven, and review-based.
Fridays at Shift are known for Pizza Club. Once the smell of fresh pizza hits, Pizza Club members come together to enjoy slices from a chosen pizzeria around San Francisco. Lively debate centers around life and pizza – what people think about the pizza, whether calzones count as pizzas (unclear), or whether we’ll ever gain enough consensus to order a Hawaiian pizza again (unlikely).
Today was our 34th meeting since our first gathering on 4/21/2017. In honor of National Pizza Day, we wanted to share our journey across 27 different pizzerias and counting.
Continue reading “Shift Pizza Club’s Top Ten SF Pizza Rankings”
By: Emily Nguyen
Should I intern at a startup or a large company? With so many companies to choose from, picking a place to intern at is a difficult decision. It may be tempting to choose a large tech company, because of its well-known brand and perks. I used to be hesitant about startups too. In the past, I’ve interned at some of the big tech giants…and it was a great experience. However, for my next internship, I wanted the opportunity to work at a small startup where I would be able to build software from scratch, learn how a company operates early on, and make a significant impact.
I ended up interning at Shift, with their Buyer Experience team. What attracted me to this startup was the people, mentorship opportunities, interesting engineering challenges, and the chance to make a huge impact at a high-momentum startup. In the 12 weeks of my time at Shift, I’ve learned more than I have in all my past internships.
Continue reading “SHIFT-ing Perspectives: What I Learned From My First Startup Internship”
In case you haven’t heard, Shift is giving away a car. Even though Shift employees can’t win, we can still dream, right?
Meet Isabel. She works on our Business Intelligence team. If she won the giveaway, what car would she pick? Continue reading “Shift’s Giveaway Picks: Isabel’s Surfin’ 2015 Subaru Outback 3.6R”
In the fall of 2015, Shift was quickly hiring the team and expanding operations. Things were rapidly changing and we realized that we were at risk of outpacing our own culture if we didn’t take a step back to reflect.
Continue reading “Defining Shift’s Values: the Rewarding (and Surprisingly Hard) Process of Distilling What Matters”