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SEP Named A 2021 Best Places to Work in Indiana Company

Our 2021 summer interns shared what they loved most about their internship at SEP. Check it out: Dane Acena “What I loved about SEP is their welcoming culture for curiosity, exploration, and ideas. From the first day…
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2021 Interns: How the Summer Went

Our 2021 summer interns shared what they loved most about their internship at SEP. Check it out: Dane Acena “What I loved about SEP is their welcoming culture for curiosity, exploration, and ideas. From the first day of interning at SEP, they have encouraged me to ask a lot of questions, be open to collaboration, […]
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Tearing Down the Silos: 3 Ways to Foster Better Collaboration

Collaboration between design and development has historically been an uphill battle. It used to be that a designer (or team of designers) designed a software application, and then handed it over the fence to the software engineers and wished them the best of luck. As you can imagine, this silo approach ended in unexpected results […]
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A Biz-y Summer at SEP

Blog Post Written By: Jaala Naylor Coming into a summer of uncertainty, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a remote internship at a software company. As a business student with a few years’ of college experience,  I anticipated feeling a bit out of place among software engineers. I was eager to see what challenges […]
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SEP Plans Expansion, Standalone HQ in Hamilton County

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WESTFIELD, Ind. (June 4, 2020) – SEP, a software product design and development company, announced plans today to expand its operations, constructing a new corporate headquarters along U.S. Highway 31 in Westfield. The new facility will more than double the company’s central Indiana footprint and enable SEP to continue […]
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Katherine Johnson

We recently named a conference room after the great Dr. Katherine Johnson, whom I believe embodies the ideal teammate, and SEPer. And I’d like to gush over her for a few paragraphs. Who is Dr. Johnson? For those of you who haven’t seen or read Hidden Figures, or haven’t obsessed about brilliant, (not so hidden […]
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Software Development is Entirely Too Loud

(me ????‍♀️, total introvert) I recently read Quiet, a book by Susan Cain. It’s a really approachable aggregation of a ton of research around introversion. I read Quiet searching for ways I can be a better teammate to my introverted colleagues, and it did not disappoint. It highlighted a few ways we, software engineers, have […]
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3 Tips for Effective Collaboration with Software Engineers

Prior to joining SEP, I’d met maybe 3 software engineers in my life. Stepping into this new company and new industry felt overwhelming, and I had no idea how to approach working with an army of 100 software engineers. I’m now approaching my 1-year anniversary of working at SEP. Looking back on the past 11 […]
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Why We Look for Professional Development When Hiring

Let’s start with a situation that’s familiar to me working with SEP as a recruiter. I’ve woken up at five-thirty in the morning so that I can make it to a college campus by seven-thirty. We expect our first student candidates to meet us at eight. We’re a bit early so we need to wait. […]
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4 Ways We Attract Great Interns

Finding top-notch people (engineers, designers, etc.) to work at SEP is a key thing we focus on each year. As part of finding and attracting great interns, it’s important to have a clear idea of what your company has to offer. Students will interact with lots of companies, often in quick succession. Knowing what you […]
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An Introduction to Orr Fellowship

* The majority of the following content was borrowed from various Orr Fellowship Marketing resources and compiled here to help readers achieve a comprehensive understanding of the program * WHAT IS ORR FELLOWSHIP? Orr Fellowship is a nonprofit organization created to match exceptional graduating college seniors with full­-time employment at dynamic, high performance Indianapolis area […]
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