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Words with Herbs - Phillip Deeb

1) Name

Phillip Deeb

2) How did you get to gap intelligence?

I had just graduated college from SDSU with a BA in Economics and I wanted to get into some field where I can use what I have learned throughout my college career in daily activities. So I searched and searched (like all job searches, tirelessly). I found gap intelligence and saw that ...

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The Golden Rule of Great

The holidays have come and gone, we know who won the Super Bowl (Go Pats!!), and the stores are simultaneously putting out Valentine’s Day and Easter candy, but most importantly, it is gap intelligence Kickoff time! This is the time of year when we get together as an entire company to map out our vision, strategy, and tactics for the next ...

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An Iterative approach to Indistractibility

gap intelligence follows a cultivation culture, which means we intend to succeed by growing people to fulfil our vision.  As part of our company’s efforts to improve, every gapper gets their own education budget to spend growing their skill set, obtaining certifications, focusing on professional development, and generally bettering ...

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Five Reasons Why Organizations Should Care About Professional Development

As a newly minted cultivation culture, gap intelligence is driven to help employees do and be their best. We have created a culture for our employees that cater to their charitable, fitness, and social needs. Now, we have a professional development program in place to support our employees' growth and success. So, why should organizations ...

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Words With Herbs - Courtney Capobianco

1) Name:

Courtney Capobianco

2) How did you get to gap intelligence?

After graduating from UCSD, I moved to the Bay Area and began my career working as research scientist. As great as the Bay Area is, I always wondered why I left San Diego. Fast forward 4.5 years and I was finally able to make my way back and decided that it was time to try ...

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Ethical Recruiting in a Ruthless Job Market

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, national unemployment rates have dropped from 9.8% in 2010 to 3.9% as of April 30, 2018, creating a tight maket. The dilemma of employers is how to adapt to a smaller pool of applicants, while recruting top talent. Additionally, how do companies aggressively go after the best candidates ...

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Are you ready to Drives for Rides?

Bust out your golf clubs, the Sith Annual Drives for Rides benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation is just around the corner! Drives for Rides is our annual chaity golf tournament benefitting the Emilio Nares Foundation. Richard and Diane Nares lost their only son, Emilio, to cancer when he was just 5-years-old. Turning tragedy into ...

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How to be more mindful and productive at work

If you are an avid gap intelligence blog reader, as I’m sure you are, you know what a great place gap is to work. All gappers are inspired to live up to gap’s 5 core values and contribute to the culture of the company. Not only do we have those 5 values driving us, but gap is genuinely invested in its employees as people and their ...

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Connecting the Dots: A gapper Explains It All

Every year gap intelligence hosts its own internal convention, appropriately named gapCon. It’s the most valuable day of the year. This year, the theme of gapCon was Connected. The event focused on becoming even more connected with our coworkers (through an awesome game of gapper-based trivia). It was a gaptastic day and I was ...

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What It's Like to Work for San Diego's Healthiest Company

When I was hired and first learned that gap intelligence was ranked among the top three in San Diego's Healthiest Companies of 2014, I was a bit skeptical. To be frank, I wasn’t aware that non-fitness related 9-to-5 office jobs were actually ranked on such a scale in the first place, but that aside, I wasn’t sure just how ...

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Greetings From San Diego... Wish You Were Beer!

San Diegans love beer. It’s a fact. It’s science. It’s irrefutable. Yes, we realize we’re already spoiled by the weather, and the beaches, and the laid-back vibe San Diego offers, but when you think about it, what goes better with all three of those things than a cold one?? Luckily for us, we happen to live in a ...

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Putting Faces to Names: gap intelligence Retail Collectors Come to Visit

Pricing from brick and mortar retail stores is a major part of gap intelligence data that helps us keep our finger on the pulse of timely, accurate, and actionable industry vitals. While many people are somewhat surprised that online and in-store pricing can vary so widely, finding and reporting these differences are of great importance to our ...

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Words with Herbs - Darrick Suen

Name?

Darrick Suen

How did you get to gap?

Originally from Los Angeles, I graduated with a bioengineering degree from UCSD with no strong desire to pursue a career in that field. I floated from engineering and lab jobs, even to food service but I was at a loss to finding what I really wanted to do in life. I was not finding an area of direction ...

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Words with Herbs - Sarah Swanson

Gappers are passionate people. We are passionate about each other, our clients, our community, and are inspired by life! To explore more about what drives our team, resident hedgehog, Herbie, sat down with gappers in a series we like to call: Words with Herbs.

Name:

Sarah Swanson

How did you get to gap intelligence?

The journey that brought me ...

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When People Stop Doing Yoga & Start Looking at Data

If you haven’t noticed in our “About Us” section of the website, gap intelligence is hiring! We want awesome people, but also want you to want an awesome company. Being a gapper takes the age old combo of blood, sweat, and tears: the blood from our annual 3Ts blood drive, the sweat from that last hot yoga class, and the tears ...

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Words with Herbs - Adrienne Spear

Gappers are passionate people. We are passionate about each other, our clients, our community, and are inspired by life! To explore more about what drives our team, resident hedgehog, Herbie, sat down with gappers in a series we like to call: Words with Herbs.


Name?

Adrienne Spear

Will you tell us your story on how you ended up at gap ...

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To Hide-a-Herbie: A Tale of Mystery and Intrigue... Kind of

A few months back, I was charged with promoting gapCon, gap intelligence’s most valuable day of the year, with a little game called Hide-a-Herbie.  The task seemed simple enough: hide our mascot “Herbie” somewhere in the office, rewarding his discovery with a prize related to the conference.  The game seemed like a ...

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