It's in Our DNA

When I interviewed for my PR job here at MERCURYcsc, I knew I was walking into an airy, contemporary office where creativity and ideas must be on fire. I understood the Mercurians, whose profiles I'd read on the website, were all interesting people, doing good work while free-timing with surfing, spelunking, farming, fly fishing, crafting Adirondack chairs, photography, big game hunting and of course skiing. I didn't know I would laugh with my coworkers every day—and I mean really laugh—with this crew that shares various forms of offbeat humor. Months ago, when we filled out Outside Magazine's questionnaire for best places to work, I didn't notice "laughing daily" as one of the parameters, but when we landed at #16, in the ranks with companies like Patagonia, New Belgium Brewing, SmartWool, Clif Bar, Santa Cruz Bicycles and Livestrong, I reflected on what got us there.

Travel

We have great benefits with generous vacation, allowing time to explore our state, create far-flung adventures and spend time with our families.


Alternative Work Environment

Our bike rack is typically jam-packed and familiarizing with our state is a part of the job for all of us.


Work days out in the field, Eastern Montana.


Yellowstone press trip, "Walk like a bison" exercise.


Autumn press trip to the Lazy EL Ranch.


Flex Time and Fitness

Weekly mountain bike rides, Mercury kickball (our record will not be disclosed), group yoga at a local studio, powder clause (barring major work deadlines, it's acceptable to ski on a powder morning.)

After-work mountain biking.


The Who Shot the Serif? team in a rare post-win moment.


Community and Environmental Support

Besides our worm farm, extensive recycling program and pro bono work for community programs, we also support our own. Dressed in as inmates, we honored Stacie, our Account Strategist for graduating from Community Police Academy and keeping the Bozeman streets safe with her toy gun and street smarts.


When my dad was dying earlier this year, my bosses opened the door for me to go spend the time I needed with my family and my coworkers buoyed me with their support. I will always carry in my heart that precious month with my dad.

Molly Douma Brewer

In her role as Public Relations Associate, Molly Douma Brewer works with journalists, enticing them to enjoy the bounties of Montana (and to write about them). With a degree from University of Michigan, Molly came ...

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