TaskUs’ Jaspar Weir on reclaiming a combative work environment

“Work hard, play hard.” According to TaskUs CEO and President Jaspar Weir, it’s time for this Sisyphean notion in the workplace to end. For years, startups have hinged their workplace cultures on creating this “balance,” yet time has shown that it fails more often than not. Burning the candle at both ends is not conducive for achieving optimal performance company-wide. On top of that, trying to maintain a rigorous workload and a highly active social life can be dangerous.

At TaskUs, “we think ‘work hard, have fun’ is a better way of putting it.”

Read the full article: Work Hard, Have Fun: Reclaiming A Combative Work Environment (Forbes)

August 27th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

TaskUs’ Jaspar Weir on the fuel that drives the employee engine

According to Jaspar Weir, co-founder and president of TaskUs.Employee happiness is important because it translates into better quality work, which, in turn, can equal increased customer retention, satisfaction and revenue.

But what makes a happier employee? There seems to be a widespread myth that free lunches and ping pong tables drive employee happiness. Many companies spend a lot of money on frivolous things but still have employee morale and retention issues because those incentives are not meeting employee needs — the ROI is just not there.

You need to align with your employees to understand what is driving them.

Read the full article: Daily Satisfaction: The Fuel To Drive The Employee Engine (Forbes)

June 8th, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

TaskUs’ Jaspar Weir on the social impact sniff test

According to Jaspar Weir, co-founder and president of TaskUs, making a social impact needs to pass the sniff test to determine if the “good” work is truly meaningful or just marketing.

“It’s important that your organization is doing good because it means something to you as an individual and a brand. Most importantly, in my opinion, it should matter to your employees. An authentic passion should drive work that a company does to make a positive social impact.

Read the full article: The Social Impact Sniff Test: Is It Meaningful Or Just Marketing? (Forbes)

April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , |

TaskUs is among LABJ’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

TaskUs, the leader in customer experience outsourcing for fast-growing internet companies from global contact centers, ranks #9 in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Los Angeles county area.

See the full ranking here.

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , , , |