Sparefoot Plans Even More Hiring

Austin-based Sparefoot, which operates an online, self-storage marketplace, is planning yet another huge hiring push, saying Friday that it is hoping to hire another 25 employees as part of its customer support team. Sparefoot said it is launching a speed dating event specifically to find those employees, with dates in both June and July. The company says is headcount now is nearly 160 people. Sparefoot has been in a big growth spurt in the last year, particularly in its customer support team, which Sparefoot says now has 58 people. Sparefoot says its Amazing Customer Experience (ACE) Team handles calls from its self storage customers.