BYCTWF_2013_winner_badgeTurnstone, in partnership with Wharton management professor and human resource expert Peter Cappelli, has selected 15 Best Young Companies to Work for nationwide.
The list includes two companies in Austin: Sparefoot, an online marketplace for self-storage, and Sputnik Creative, a digital and branding studio.
Turnstone received more than 100 nominations in its inaugural contest.
Turnstone selected the companies based on positive culture, great leadership, business innovation, talent retention, community outreach and “an intentionally designed workspace,” according to a news release.
The companies had to be less than 10 years old with no more than 100 employees.
“These 15 companies have created environments which embrace the company’s personality by vividly representing their culture, fostering a tight community and exuding fun,” Kevin Kuske, general manager and chief anthropologist for turnstone said in a news release.
The other companies included: Chalkfly of Detroit, Cloudability of Portland, OR, Fanology of Los Angeles, Greatist of New York, Groove Commerce of Baltimore, MD, of Kansas City, KS, Nexus IT group of Overland Park, KS, Parking Panda of Baltimore, MD, Privy of Boston, MA, SocialRada of Washington, D.C., Sparkhouse of Costa Mesa, CA, Sprout Social of Chicago, IL and Thanx Media of Glen Ellyn, IL.