What it does: Manufactures and sells designer headphones, backpacks, apparel, and accessories
Skullcandy's office mirrors the gritty rock-n-roll vibe of the brand. The spirited office is teeming with music, fashion, and sport influences, and the office even has a half pipe and mini ramp for those looking to take a quick skate break during the day. On particularly big snow days—an often occurrence in Park City, Utah—Skullcandy's Powder Day Policy prohibits work until after 11 a.m., allowing employees to enjoy some time on the mountain. Skullcandy covers medical, dental, and disability insurance, and also offers flexible work arrangements, one-on-one mentoring, and the Skull Academy, a program designed to promote advancement and education within the company. Skullcandy also encourages continuing traditional education via its Education Assistance Program, which financially helps employees seeking a bachelor's or master's degree while working for the company.
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