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May 18, 2017
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The CX Fitness Group

Wholeness is one of the three core values at Computronix, meaning that we value our employees and customers for who they are as people, not just the monetary value they can bring us. As our business plan states, we are committed to “supporting overall life balance.” One important aspect of a balanced life is health and well-being, including physical fitness. To help our employees stay in shape while maintaining the sense of community that we’ve created at Computronix, there is a new CX Fitness group.  This group organizes various fitness-related events, such as step challenges, which are quite popular among […]
May 3, 2017
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Work-Life Balance

At Computronix, we want all of our employees to have a balanced life. In this video, Operations Manager Chris Stolte, Tech Lead Yars Tsaytak, and Operations Manager Doug Fairchild share their their thoughts on how Computronix supports Work-Life balance.
April 20, 2017
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The CX Ambassador Group

At Computronix, we often do things differently than other companies. Not for the sake of innovation or being unique or anything else, but simply because we believe that sometimes the traditional methods aren’t the best ones. One example of this is the Ambassador Group, which serves as a recruitment group – and so much more! The ambassadors are all Computronix employees – mostly developers – who have volunteered to be part of spreading the word about Computronix to prospective employees through various career fairs and partnerships with schools. Chris Johnstone, the co-chair of the group, describes their goals as “making […]
April 4, 2017
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Professional Development

At Computronix, we strongly value professional development, meaning that we want our employees to continually learn and grow and improve at their jobs. We talked to developers Chris Newbery and Eissa Pavo, who shared their thoughts on professional development at Computronix.
March 1, 2017
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The Tech Lead Fast Track Course

Computronix has a strong emphasis on professional growth and development. Employees are encouraged and given opportunities to learn and become better at their jobs, and even to move into new positions if they so desire. One of the ways the company provides learning opportunities is through programs, courses and classes, such as the Supervisor Training course, or the recent Tech Lead Fast Track program. In the pilot Tech Lead Fast Track program, a group of employees were selected who were currently performing in a lead developer or an entry level tech lead role.    The goal of the pilot launch was […]
February 21, 2017
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Challenging Work

At Computronix, we value challenging and engaging work. We want our people to constantly be able to increase their knowledge and skills, and to be doing work that encourages that. We talked to Operations Manager Chris Stolte and Solutions Consultant Curtis den Otter, who shared their thoughts on challenging work at Computronix.
September 20, 2016
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Interview With Ron den Otter, Senior Business Analyst

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Oftentimes companies refer to their employees as a “team,” but that doesn’t necessarily mean that every employee is going to buy into the team mentality. Frequently, there will be people who prioritize their personal success over their co-workers’, or allow their egos to run rampant. However, Senior Business Analyst Ron den Otter says that not only is this not the case at Computronix, but in fact, in his opinion, “the sense […]
May 18, 2016
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Interview With Grant Shantz, Project Manager

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Computronix places a strong emphasis on helping people find the role that suits them best. Not only the role that they are most skilled in, or the one in which they are most useful to the company, but also one that they enjoy, and can feel fulfilled in. Grant Shantz is an excellent example of an employee who has ‘risen through the ranks,’ so to speak, and is now in the […]
February 26, 2016
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Interview with Dave Leusink, CEO (Part 1)

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. Dave Leusink is a very prepared person. Sitting at the meeting table in his office, he presented a copy of the notes he had written for this interview, creating an outline for how he would answer each question. He gives the impression that he’s a man who likes to have a strategy, and one who puts a lot of thought into every decision he’s faced with. Obviously every CEO is responsible […]
February 26, 2016
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Interview with Dave Leusink, CEO (Part 2)

For our Computronix employee interviews, we sit down with people from all levels of our company and ask them about their jobs, and what it’s like working for Computronix. This is Part 2 of an interview series. Please read Part 1 first There are many ways in which Computronix is not a typical company, some of which are obvious, others much less so. One simple, subtle thing you might notice if you walk around either of the two offices is that there are no titles displayed on anyone’s desk or office door. Staff members’ business cards are also devoid of […]