Albert Hood

SpareFoot Happy Hours: An NSFW Work Tradition

By Jenny Zhang   June 12, 2013


There are a lot of legendary things at SpareFoot that demand explanations: our mythical LDR team; what goes on back in the sales pit (we don’t dare to find out); how our marketing guru Rachel Greenfield stays impeccably fashionable every single day; and, of course, our notorious happy hours. Then again, maybe “happy” is an understatement or, rather, a misnomer.

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A Startup’s Guide to Staying Productive (Especially When There’s Free Beer)

By Jenny Zhang   April 10, 2013


Being productive and efficient is more than just an admirable quality for startups; it’s an absolute must, especially when most don’t have as many resources or employees as the bigger guys. But with all of the free beer, open office layouts and distractions from emails, social media and co-workers, how can a startup stay constantly productive? I asked the highly prolific employees of SpareFoot to share some of their tips and strategies for staying focused even when the email notifications just don’t stop and the Solo cup runneth over.

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Legend–Wait For It–Hairy

By Jenny Zhang   February 21, 2013

Early this morning, SpareFeet awoke to a mass team email with the above image. That’s right–one of our own, Albert Hood, had the Expendables-like courage to actually get the SpareFoot logo shaved on the back of his head. This sort of brave passion and dedication shows just how awesome and creative our employees are, and why SpareFoot continues to be one of the best places to work, ever. PS: we’re hiring!

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Meet the SpareTeam: Our Customer Experience Team

By Jenny Zhang   January 31, 2013

Jenelle, Albert and Melissa

I have a couch, the fifth season of Lost, and a Magic 8 Ball–what size storage unit do I need? What if I want to rent out a storage unit for teaching pottery classes in San Diego–should I get climate control and will that help me recreate the scene from Ghost? What’s the difference between humidity control and climate control, and why should I care? What’s the best way to store a motorcycle? Basically, how do I do storage?

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