Working In Boston Tech: Liaison International
There are a lot of amazing technology companies in and around Boston. Many of them are hiring like crazy!
On our BIZZpages alone there are nearly 150 Boston area tech companies actively recruiting the best talent around. These companies are awesome and we want to help them show off what it's like to be a part of the team and the process a potential employee goes through to get there.
Today, we hear from the team at Liaison International!
Headquartered in the historic Arsenal on the Charles in Watertown, Liaison International provides admissions management and marketing automation software and services to more than 4,500 higher education programs with their Centralized Application Service (CAS™), UniCAS™ and EMP (Enrollment Marketing Platform) solutions.
What is it like to work at your company in terms of your culture?
Culture is everything at Liaison. We have a very diverse team, which makes our company incredibly dynamic. Our environment is energetic, highly collaborative, and professional. People are very friendly and kind. We work hard but also know when to celebrate our successes. Monthly socials give everyone an opportunity to get to know each other and also allow HR to publicly recognize hard work through a peer-to-peer awards program. Candidates tend to get a real sense of this culture during their interview process and we receive compliments all the time on how much they enjoyed their interaction with Liaison employees.
What can someone expect during the interview process?
We approach interviews from a team perspective. If you’re interviewing for a development role, you’re going to speak to not only your manager and your peers but with managers and peers in other departments such as QA and UI. Each individual focuses on specific competencies to ensure a diverse interview experience. For technical roles, you may be asked to perform a code exercise or provide work product following your onsite interview.
What can people expect over the course of their career at Liaison International?
Hyper-growth and plenty of room for advancement and new responsibilities. As a growing company, we are constantly adjusting our organization and creating new opportunities for those that are ready to step-up. We focus on promoting internal talent as well as continuously finding the best candidates to keep Liaison competitive in our industry. This is a team environment and everyone pitches in to get things done…and we always do.
Are there any favorite activities that the employees do outside of the office?
Wednesday nights are a big night at Liaison – Team Trivia! We get a group of employees (across all departments) to meet at The Cherry Tree in West Newton to see how smart we really are and earn bragging rights.
Thursday night is another popular night in the office – Game Night. A group of employees meet in our large café to hang out and play a variety of different games.
Throughout the year, Liaison holds plenty of social events such as cooking competitions for a charity of choice, food drives, and Toys for Tots to name a few.
Do you have any unique benefits or perks?
We are located at the historic Arsenal on the Charles in Watertown. One huge benefit is free parking! There is also a free shuttle service to and from Harvard Square for those that utilize the Red line. Boston Sports Club is right next door, and yes, we have a corporate rate. There are places to eat, including food trucks, and we have a beautiful view of the Charles River from our office space.
What’s on tap or in your fridge?
One thing about Liaison is that you will never go hungry. We have fresh, organic fruit delivered twice a week from Boston Organics and plenty of leftovers that make their way out to the floor – sandwiches & salads, Italian & Indian cuisine just to name a few. Need something sweet? You can always stop by the front desk candy dish – it is never empty!
There are also plenty of times throughout the year when a nice cold beverage will be delivered to your desk. Whether it’s to distract you from the weather, celebrate payday or just because.
*It’s easy to find out more about our company, culture, passions and employees by following us on Twitter @LiaisonCAS, liking us on Facebook , and checking out our latest job openings on our BIZZpage!