Visiting Dealer.com HQ is one of my favorite business trips to make. No, they don’t throw a bunch of “good times” and “perks” out there while you’re visiting (even though they aren’t too far away from some Canadian craziness). What they have is an amazing atmosphere and energy that is unsurpassed in any other workplace I’ve ever seen heard of.
You’ll find DDC HQ in the heart of Burlington, Vermont. This town can be considered quaint to people from the city, but once you get to know it, you’ll find a technologically savvy industry mixed with the fun of college life. Burlington is a young professional’s haven. And the scenery isn’t terrible!
Don’t wear a tie, don’t wear slacks, don’t even dress business casual – you’ll feel very out of place. The dress code matches the one your local gym probably sets and that could be due to the fact that they not only have a gym in the office, but a basketball court, ping pong table, tennis court, and locker room right in the office. [Read more…]