March 21, 2016

Employee Development

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At Brainspire we are able to consistently deploy high quality teams because the vast majority of our consultants are permanent, benefitted, salaried employees. We retain our talent along with the accumulated knowledge and lessons learned and do not leverage unknown contractors who disappear after the project is completed. Maintaining a beach of talent in between projects is the best way to ensure we are able to meet our client’s needs project after project. (We deliberately use the term “beach” because it’s a place to recharge, relax, learn a few new things, and get ready for the next challenge – as opposed to a “bench” which is for backups.)  We are continually striving to add breadth and depth to our team.

Our ongoing professional growth and learning strategy is core to our success. While most every consulting firm claims to have superior talent, at Brainspire having a solid technology and software development foundation is only the start.  We dig deeper to find eager technologists with an “other’s first” outlook, solid team and communication skills, and a passion for learning new things and solving problems.  We only hire team members with a passion for developing their professional skills and leverage advanced personality temperament assessments to gain deeper insights into what makes each of our employee’s thrive.  Once hired, Brainspire invests in each consultant’s career by conducting monthly 1-on-1 reviews and critical self-assessments to identify and develop an individualized plan for professional development in four core areas:

Passion for Results

Setting high quality standards and goals; demonstrating the ambition, enthusiasm, confidence, and energy needed to complete tasks successfully through a proactive approach; and overcoming obstacles through research and adaptation

Integrity

Uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles by serving our business and our clients with great character, accountability, honesty and good judgement to achieve the envisioned outcomes.

Expertise

Demonstrating outstanding technical and functional knowledge and continually improving our skills in the areas of standards, best practices and frameworks, architecture, software development and data solutions, problem solving and critical thinking, written and verbal communication skills, project management methods, feedback loops and leadership.

Relationships

Building mutually beneficial personal connections with others through networking, collaboration and teamwork, and an “others first” approach.