Why are we here?
Our mission is to build home for millions of filipinos around the world. By utilizing Artificial Intelligence technology,
Calamansi offers the trending social media topics shared by users in the Philippines and abroad to facilitate conversations,
connect people, inspire people to learn, and keep them engaged and entertained.
To get there, we have an amazing and unusual employee culture. This document is about that culture.
Like all great companies, we strive to hire the best and we value integrity,
excellence, respect, inclusion, and collaboration. What is special about Calamansi, though, is how much we:
candid with each other
Always Day One
encourage independent decision-making by employees
are extraordinarily candid with each other
share informationand openly, broadly,deliberately
Always Day One
Our core philosophy is people over process. More specifically, we have great people working together as a dream team.
With this approach, we are a more flexible, fun, stimulating, creative, collaborative and successful organization.
What’s the culture like?
Many companies have value statements, but often these written values are vague and ignored.
The real values of a firm are shown by who gets rewarded or let go.
Below are our values, the specific behaviors and skills we care about most.
The more these values sound like you,
and describe people you want to work with, the more likely you will thrive at Calamansi.
Aim for the highest
Raise the bar. Wait for bigger gains
Challenge prevailing assumptions,
and suggest better approaches
Keep learning and growing
Take smart risks and are open to
Be grounded & courageous
Make your own discoveries.
Dive deep into facts.
Be good at using data to inform
You question actions inconsistent
with our values
Rapid iterations, multiple possibilities.
Be candid & Clear
Provide candid, helpful,
timely feedback to colleagues
Say you think, when it’s in the best
interest of the company, even if it is
Be accurate and forthright maintain
calm poise in stressful situations to
draw out the clearest thinking
Be open & humble
Trust yourself, trust each other.
Be willing to offer and ask for help.
Collaboration creates value.
Approach problems with the big picture in mind.
Be mindful and check your ego; stay open to different ideas.
Always Day One
Focus on results and not process.
Make decisions quickly.
Take initiative and push boundaries — there is no task too big
or too small.
Embrace change as an opportunity.
Thrive in it. Always think like Day 1.
Have long-term thinking, not near term
Calamansi is a high-growth startup backed by Summit Media.
Our team members have previously led a number of startups going from 0 to 1 and managed products
with tens of millions of DAU.
For calamansi, a dream team is one in which all of your colleagues are extraordinary at what they do and
are highly effective collaborators. The value and satisfaction of being on a dream team is tremendous.
Our version of the great workplace is not sushi lunches, great gyms, fancy offices, or frequent parties.
Our version of the great workplace is a dream team in pursuit of ambitious common goals, for which we spend heavily.
It is on such a team that you learn the most, perform your best work, improve the fastest, and have the most fun.
Do you have any open roles?
If our culture sounds fun and you see a way you can contribute,
don’t hesitate to email email@example.com.
We often hire for roles that aren’t formally listed, or meet people early for roles that may be open in the future.