Discovering a company that values career growth, a collaborative and nurturing culture, and employee satisfaction can be a game-changer for job seekers. Simpson Strong-Tie Executive Assistant Be Hoang found exactly that in Simpson Strong-Tie. Despite lacking HR experience, she took a chance and applied for a role, which led to five years of fulfilling work, supportive relationships, and valuable insights. Read on to learn more about her experiences at our company.
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Finding a career that fits you can be challenging. Luckily, after landing a Dealer Sales Representative role at Simpson Strong-Tie, Halye Vance found the right fit. Halye discusses her journey with Simpson Strong-Tie, what motivates her in her career, and why she loves where she works.
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Simpson Strong-Tie’s Engineering department held its annual engineering summit, giving our engineers across the country an opportunity to gather together for some team bonding and fun activities. Hear from branch engineer Phillip Hui about his experience at the summit and his thoughts on being an Excellence in Engineering award recipient.
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Simpson Strong-Tie Billing Specialist Maria discusses the “Secret Sauce” that has made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique and inspiring place to work. She shares her own career journey and how her finance team focuses on empowering others while having fun and staying humble.
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No matter where you are or where you want to be, we have a place for you. As our founder once said, “It’s not a bus stop, it’s a career.” Simpson Strong-Tie Senior HR Systems Analyst Sinduri Adepu shares why we’re a place where you can connect, create and build your career.
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At Simpson Strong-Tie, we believe that Everybody Matters, no matter your role, and we treat coworkers like family. So it’s not uncommon for employees to stay with the company for years or even decades. In this article, a 20-year veteran, Sam Marcoux, reflects on his Simpson Strong-Tie journey so far.
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Erin Nichols is a proud member of the sales team here at Simpson Strong-Tie. She shares the story of how her career journey unfolded and how she encourages other women in sales to follow this career path, too.
I am a new Dealer Sales Representative, Residential, in the Central Florida market. I previously worked selling building materials, mostly masonry products, and it was there I learned about Simpson Strong-Tie products when I began selling connectors to some of my customers. Prior to that I was selling commercial landscape products. I’ve had some wonderful experiences and am happy that they’ve led me where I am today. I’m a single mom of twin boys who keep me on my toes. I enjoy time with my family and friends, exercising and being outside — especially beach time with my paddleboard.
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At Simpson Strong-Tie we’re proud to be known for our relentless customer focus. In fact, it’s literally one of our nine company values. We want to introduce you to some of the men and women who live that value daily. Today we’re taking you to our McKinney, Texas branch to meet members of our Inside Sales team who oversee customer service. We’re happy to share their stories on what “Relentless Customer Service” means and their individual journeys at Simpson Strong-Tie.
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Finding the right talent has never been more difficult, in my memory. It seems companies are clamoring for rock stars and unicorns and doing whatever they can to find and attract them. Salaries are on the rise, but so is turnover. With every valued employee that leaves for a new opportunity, the workload grows for depleted departments and internal recruiting teams. It’s a cycle that’s accelerated by making poor leadership hires or encouraging a candidate exclusion approach where only the most perfect choice will do.
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“When people join our company, they don’t come for a bus stop. This is a career.”
— Barclay Simpson
That quote from our company founder is one of my favorites. I had the pleasure to work very closely with Barc when he was alive, and I can tell you that he truly believed and invested in people. I’m certainly a product of that belief.
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