Written By
Max Brown

04.27.17

Wall Street Journal Quotes Marissa Peretz

The Wall Street Journal recently quoted Marissa Peretz in an article about employees’ ability to adapt to everyday stressful work situations. This time, it’s parking in an overfilled employee parking lot of a major car manufacturer. WSJ reporter Tim Higgins notes that “in Silicon Valley, parking is a classic barometer of booms and busts.” So unfortunately, there’s an inverse correlation between a company’s rapid success and the ability to quickly accommodate employees’ cars.

So employees eventually came up with clever solutions and partnerships between people on opposing shifts to secure adequate parking. “Employees would enter into exclusive relationships, and payment would be made in the form of cash or a barter deal,” such as cigarettes or help rebuilding a car on the weekend,” Marissa recalls.

Read the full story on the history of parking at Tesla on The Wall Street Journal.