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Sep 26, 2017
Culture

If you want to be a web developer in Columbus plea…

I do a lot of speaking and working with young software developers, scrum project managers, mobile app developers, you name the title I've met with them.  I always get asked "What do I need to do to get a great job as a software developer in Columbus, Ohio?"  Since I've hired probably 50 developers (mostly ASP.Net and Ruby on Rails) I thought I would answer the question here.

Dec 22, 2015
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Switchbox Attends the Wendy’s High School Heisman …

We would like to thank Wendy’s for inviting us out to the Wendy’s High School Heisman awards last weekend in New York.  Our team had an amazing time meeting the high school candidates as well as the college Heisman Finalist.  Thanks to Rattleback for including us in the web development work for Wendy’s.  It’s been a […]

Nov 04, 2015
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Switchbox Held 1st Book Drive- Supports Worthingto…

For the past two months, our team has been engaged in a friendly book drive competition to collect children’s books for donation to the Worthington Resource pantry. The Resource Pantry is a center that provides education and food to those in need. Their purpose is to promote the physical, intellectual, emotional, social and spiritual heal […]

Jan 26, 2015
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Switchbox Gives Back to The Worthington Resource P…

This year, in an effort to give back to our community, our team decided to hold a food drive. We split our team into three groups and began collecting canned goods and toiletries, to see who could bring in more items. After several weeks of competition, our Administrative Team crushed the challenge. While deciding which […]

Dec 04, 2014
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Are You Human or a Bot?

Have you ever been frustrated trying to prove you are human by deciphering and typing into squiggled words or trying to distinguish letters or numbers within an image? Well, Google’s looking to simplify the experience with their NoCaptcha ReCaptcha. Their new system examines human behavior on a site and allows you to check a box […]

Dec 04, 2014
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1st Annual Switchbox Food Drive

This holiday season, our team has decided to give back by having a food drive! To make things interesting, we’ve divided our team into three smaller teams. Whichever team brings in the most canned goods, wins the competition! All of our donations will go to the Worthington Resource Pantry. Let the competition […]

Dec 17, 2013
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Switchbox Welcomes a New Developer to The Team!

We are sincerely excited to welcome Zachary to our team. Zachary has over 5 years of web application development with a degree in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University. Zach specializes in Microsoft .NET Web Forms and MVC, VB/C#, SQL, RESTful Web Services, javascript, CSS and HTML. He has built many e-commerce sites (both B2B and […]

Oct 22, 2013
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Switchbox Makes Fast 50 List!

We are absolutely happy to announce Switchbox made 12th on the Business First’s Fastest 50 growing business list! Below are pictures from the luncheon !

Sep 05, 2013
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Switchbox- One of the 2013 Torch Award Recipients!

A few months ago, Switchbox decided to apply for this year’s BBB Torch Awards. For those of you who are unfamiliar, the Torch Awards are put on by the Better Business Bureau annually as a way to evaluate and award businesses for having high standing ethical practices. The BBB awards in four categories which is […]

May 30, 2013
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Hunter Lott : Hire 2 Fire

Last week, our President, Project Manager and myself (Administrative Manager) had the opportunity to attend an event at Scioto Country Club where Hunter Lott was the key speaker. Hunter is a business coach who specializes in Human Resource practices. His presentations are informative, engaging and entertaining. Lott has traveled throughout the US delivering the dos […]

Feb 25, 2013
Culture

A Generous Thank You

Over the weekend, one of our Account Executives had our PHP Team over for a homemade dinner to say thank you. During the past few weeks our PHP Team has gone above and beyond, working late hours in order to ensure that two of our projects be completed on time. We would like to thank […]

Jan 28, 2013
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Eric Celebrates his 5 Year Work Anniversary!

What do you do at Switchbox? Lead Developer managing one of the .NET team in the company How long have you worked here? 5 years What do you like about working for Switchbox the most? Between constantly learning new things, surrounded by great and talented team, it’s a fast pace environment, and also a plethora […]

Oct 30, 2012
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Switchbox Moves This Week!

This Thursday and Friday (November 1st & 2nd) Switchbox will be closed as we pack up and move to our new office. Regular office hours will resume Monday November 5th at our new location :4500 Mobile Dr Columbus, Ohio 43220 If you need help with directions, feel free to call us directly at 614.334.9517

Oct 12, 2012
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Week 6: Things Are Looking Good !

The past few weeks, the new Switchbox office has endured many transformations but this is the first week we are able to visualize the final picture. This week all of the pieces are finally coming together and It feels like all previous weeks have led to this new and final stage of the new office. […]

Oct 05, 2012
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Week 5: Things Are Moving Along…

This week of construction is filled with many changes! We have received our appliances and cabinets, our plumbing is complete, all of our building inspections have been approved and we have planted 3 Japanese Maples on our property! It is very exciting to see everything come together, piece by piece. Early next week the drywall […]

Sep 20, 2012
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Week 4: Foundation

Week 4 of construction is a slow week for our new building. Before we can continue forward we must wait for certain details to arrive, like our cabinets and carpet. Because the inside of our building is at a standstill for the next few days, our attention is drawn to the exterior of the building, […]

Sep 13, 2012
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Week 3: Tear Down to Build Up

Our new office is currently in week 3 of construction. This week we are removing the carpet and lights, tearing down walls and cabinets and adding tile and new lights fixtures. Week 3 is all about tearing things down in order to rebuild and renovate our new building. Sometimes this approach can be applied to […]

Sep 07, 2012
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Switchbox : Past, Present, Future

We have outgrown our two conference rooms, five administrative offices, parking lot and our huge developer room. Even Ninja (our office dog)needs more leg room. It is safe to say we have outgrown our 5485 N High St office and it is time to move on to a bigger and even better office. However before […]

Aug 03, 2012
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Switchbox Turns Six! Joel Comments on The Big Day!

How did Switchbox get started? Actually it started in my home office on my coffee table. I decided there was a huge need for software developers that actually understood what web designers needed so I took a random job from a friend of a friend and launch our first public site in 2004. It turned […]

Feb 05, 2012
Culture

Check out our article in the Dispatch

We have two organizations to thank. First the State of Ohio for approving our economic development loan and the Dispatch for covering it. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2012/01/31/tax-credits-could-bring-300-plus-jobs-to-area.html