Petty, Kathleen
January 2014
San Antonio Magazine;Jan2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
The article focuses on various companies in San Antonio, Texas which made their workplaces feel more like home. Topics discussed include insights of manager Lawrence Reyes at cloud computing company Rackspace regarding the positive impact of employee benefits, the Windcrest office of the company offers a slide, break rooms, and a classic arcade and game rooms, and chief administrative officer Shon Manasco of USAA states that customer satisfaction relates to employee wellness.


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