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Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles: Drive Results

Welcome to Part 4 of our blog series “Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles”. In this week's edition, we take a look into our ‘Drive Results' principle. Each blog dives into one of our guiding principles—Take Ownership, Growth Mindset, Execute with Urgency, Drive Results, No Assholes, and Customer-Obsession— exploring what they mean to us, how they shape our culture, and the impact they have on our daily operations.

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Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles: Execute with Urgency

Welcome to Part 3 of our blog series “Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles”. In this week's edition, we take a look into our ‘Execute with Urgency’ principle. Each blog dives into one of our guiding principles—Take Ownership, Growth Mindset, Execute with Urgency, Drive Results, No Assholes, and Customer-Obsession— exploring what they mean to us, how they shape our culture, and the impact they have on our daily operations.

"When one of us grows, we all grow." Featuring a few members of the software development team at Spare.

Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles: Growth Mindset

Welcome to the second edition of our blog series “Unveiling Spare’s Guiding Principles”. In this week's edition, we take a look into our ‘Growth Mindset’ principle. Each blog will dive into one of our guiding principles—Take Ownership, Growth Mindset, Execute with Urgency, Drive Results, No Assholes, and Customer-Obsession— exploring what they mean to us, how they shape our culture, and the impact they have on our daily operations.

A fellow Spartian exempting our guiding principle "Taking Ownership" at our Spare Hackathon!

Unveiling Spare's Guiding Principles: Taking Ownership

Introducing our new blog series: “Unveiling Spare's Guiding Principles”. Over the next few weeks, we invite you to join us on a journey through the core values that drive our organization forward and make Spare, Spare. Each blog will delve into one of our guiding principles— Take Ownership, Growth Mindset, Execute with Urgency, Drive Results, No Assholes, and Customer-Obsession— exploring what they mean to us, how they shape our culture, and the impact they have on our daily operations.

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A Closer Look into the Co-op Experience at Spare

Read the firsthand accounts of our present co-ops, Fathima Tabassim and Abbey Moores, and gain insights from the journeys of Kaleigh Crawford and Vasilii Perfilev, who initially joined Spare as co-op students and have stayed ever since, continuing to contribute to Spare’s platform as Software Developers!

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A Recap of Spare's 2023 Fall Hackathon

In this blog, we recap the highlights of Spare's October Hackathon in Vancouver. From a team-wide road test to cross-functional collaboration, discover how this event reinforced our collaborative team culture and resulted in impactful enhancements to the Spare platform.

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2023 Q3 Engagement Survey Results

We share the results of Spare's Q3 2023 engagement survey. Find out why Spartians are proud to work at Spare, the top scores in employee satisfaction, and areas for improvement. Learn how Spare addresses concerns through their accountability model and encourages individual ownership.

2022 Co-op Students

Meet the 2022 Co-op Students

At Spare, we value our co-op students and provide them with opportunities to develop their skills with real world experience, an environment in which they can thrive and grow through mentorship support, and the chance to make a tangible impact.

Inside Engineering at Spare

Inside Engineering at Spare

Learn about what it is like to work in the Spare Engineering team day-to-day and how we're impacting public mobility through collaborative problem solving.