Shinka is a software house which specialises in network, security and monitoring installations. The company has been on a growth spurt ever since its creation in 2011, and has been listed by Deloitte in its 2017 Fast50 ranking.
How do they reach their phenomenal triple-digit growth? 'Hard work in, fun and recognition out' seems to be the equation. “I’d rather have people go play a video game when they’ve had enough and come back to work with fresh energy," says one of the company's founders Steve Pezzani. And he sure put his money where his mouth is by offering the team a new 65" TV and PlayStation 4 for Christmas.
Which is not to say that you can pop in and out whenever you want. The work hours are 9 to 17:30, and each month every employee gets 4 'tokens' they can use to push their day a couple of hours up or down the schedule. Sound like something for you, busy bees and sleepyheads? Then read on!