“If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.’’ — George Bernard Shaw
Whether it’s a decision on features for a new product or exploring options for suppliers, QuickLogic prides itself on collaboration. As an employee, you are highly encouraged to provide input into decisions revolving around you, and those inputs are always treated with the highest of respect and always weighted fairly. No matter your position, you will have a direct impact on the company success.
“A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be.” − Albert Einstein
At QuickLogic we clearly identify and define our roles. Even more so, we fundamentally believe it is OK to disagree, and further it is important own up to our mistakes. We understand the importance of direct communication, and while we share the good news, we also believe in being honest about our failures. We win as a team, and we lose as a team.
“Capital isn't so important in business. Experience isn't so important. You can get both these things. What is important is ideas. If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life.” − Harvey Firestone
Innovation is paramount to any tech company like QuickLogic. Our patents deal with cutting edge technology, a testimony to our creativity. We use a multitude of methods to encourage creativity, but above all, our culture of openness and collaboration is what drives our innovative culture. But to be clear--it’s not just technical innovation we are after — employees are encouraged to constantly examine and offer ways to improve business processes, communication, and information sharing.
“In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.” − Warren Buffett
At QuickLogic we take ownership and pride in our work. We are committed to professionalism, respect for others, and we honor our commitments. We understand that we are accountable for our actions, and we take pride in getting it right. We take responsibility for our work, and everything we do shows that.
“Weeeeeeeeeeee!” − Roller Coaster Rider
It’s easy to say a company offers a fun work environment’…but it takes more than an old ping pong table gathering dust in the corner to actually have one. Whether it’s Taco Truck Tuesday, a hastily-called beer bash on a random Friday, or company-sponsored trips to cheer for the San Francisco Giants, QuickLogic offers an environment that truly is fun.