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SEP Named a Winning Company in the 2022 Powderkeg Unvalley Awards

There’s one recurring thing I’ve seen new hires at SEP struggle with over the years. Most commonly, this is something we see in hires that are fresh out of college, but sometimes it shows itself in hires that come to…
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Beware of Solving Things Yourself

There’s one recurring thing I’ve seen new hires at SEP struggle with over the years. Most commonly, this is something we see in hires that are fresh out of college, but sometimes it shows itself in hires that come to us with years of experience in the industry. While we try to eliminate it in our new […]
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The Optimistic Employee Owner

During a recent “blog-battle” here at SEP, we took on the topic of “The Optimistic [insert role here]“. So I’m going to take a little liberty and talk about why I’m an optimistic employee owner. For those not aware, SEP is a 100% ESOP (as of spring 2010). This has some nifty benefits such as […]
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The Optimistic Employee Owner

So we’re in the midst of a “blog-battle” here at SEP, and this week’s topic is “The Optimistic [insert role here]”. So I’m going to take a little liberty and talk about why I’m an optimistic employee owner. For those not aware, SEP is a 100% ESOP (as of spring 2010). This has some nifty […]
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SEP is an ESOP! OMG!

I’ve known about this for a couple months, but it’s still pretty awesome now that it is happening. As of March 31, SEP now has an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. This means that over the next 15+ years, ownership of the company will slowly transition to the employees. We will not buy the stock … […]
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