It’s the new year, and if you’ve got some big job search goals for 2015, there’s no time like the present to get cracking on them.
To help you out, we’ve rounded up some great companies that are planning on hiring like crazy this year. Check out the listings below to get a sense of why they’re awesome, and see how you might have the chance to work for them.
AlphaSights’ mission is to help businesses succeed by giving them access to deep industry knowledge from all over the world at very short notice. The company does this by connecting clients with industry specialists who can provide the information and data they need.
Currently Looking For: The company is looking to add 100-125 new positions in the beginning of the year. AlphaSights has roles for all types of people, from analyst positions geared toward new grads to client services, development, and people operations jobs for experienced applicants. And with offices in London, Hong Kong, New York, and Dubai, you’re bound to find a job no matter where you want to be.
Magnetic is in the business of making brands, companies, and advertisers more efficient and effective in the way they spend their advertising dollars, collecting consumer behavior data and then developing tools to help clients use that research to their advantage.
Currently Looking For: Magnetic is definitely looking to add 30 new team members in the first quarter alone, with many more likely to follow as the year progresses. The company is seriously excited to grow its sales and data departments. And with expansion into new markets—including Latin America, Miami, Dallas, and Germany—many more opportunities are bound to come.
TripAdvisor is a leading travel site that is loaded with reviews of hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, and attractions—plus photos, so travelers can check out destinations before they arrive. Users can find great attractions, ask questions, and make bookings—all in one place.
Currently Looking For: The company is expecting to grow its global team by several hundred people next year, with a focus on product, engineering, SEO, and sales roles.
PaperG is an advertising technology company that makes display advertising simple for any size business. The New York Times called PaperG “an ad engine to put Mad Men out of business” because its technology can automatically create and distribute display ads across platforms and devices—thus seriously reducing the cost of online advertising.
Currently Looking For: PaperG wants to hire 20-30 talented individuals in the first half of 2015, with a focus on UX/UI designers and front-end engineers. The company’s biggest need right now is people who can boil down complex concepts to organized and easy workflows and interfaces.
Contently is a software company that connects independent journalists with publishers, helping writers find work in a bad economy and helping publishers locate great talent and content.
Currently Looking For: This small company is really looking to grow in the new year, especially in sales—with a range of entry-level, senior manager, and exec roles. Contently will also be hiring for marketing positions, including event, creative, and demand generation.
Handy is revolutionizing the world of household chores by connecting individuals to top-notch professionals to help with anything from cleaning to plumbing to painting with the click of a button. Now in Boston, New York, and 24 other cities, customers simply choose their location, service required, and preferred time slot, and Handy does the rest, from sourcing talent to handling background checks.
Currently Looking For: Handy will be looking to add about 30-35 people in the new year, with a special focus on growing the engineering, operations, and finance teams.
ZocDoc is the beginning of a better healthcare experience. The company’s online tool allows patients to easily find doctors who are in the right area and specialty, who take the right insurance, and who’ve gotten good reviews from past patients—and book an appointment right there.
Currently Looking For: ZocDoc needs new members in almost every department in its NYC and Phoenix offices, plus plenty of management and sales roles in its cities across the U.S. and world.
8. Social Tables
Social Tables provides diagramming and guest management software to the hospitality and events industry—helping them achieve their sales and operational goals. In the three years since Social Tables was founded, the company has helped clients from the Hyatt Hotel Corporation to Harvard Business School to Goldman Sachs plan events and keep guests happy.
Currently Looking For: This small team is seriously growing its DC office, with new roles open in account management, customer success, engineering, marketing, operations, product, and sales.
Counsyl is a technology company that strives to give millions of men and women access to vital information about their bodies for everything from family planning to inherited cancer screening, in a more cost-effective way. Counsyl is taking the lead on helping patients and doctors communicate about medical results in real-time—giving people the freedom to make confident choices about their lives.
Currently Looking For: Counsyl is focusing its current growth in its product development, R&D, clinical lab, and commercial operations departments, with additional roles in marketing and admin.
Virool is a powerful video service, allowing clients to target desired audiences on its global network of more than 100 million viewers. With affordable campaigns starting as low as $25, Virool gives anyone the ability to distribute YouTube video content through online publishers.
Currently Looking For: In the first half of the year, Virool will likely hire between 25-40 new people, with a focus on the sales, account management, engineering, and advertising operations teams.
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TopicsJob Search , Company Profiles , Syndication , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , PaperG , Contently , Magnetic , SocialTables , Counsyl , Trip Advisor , Handy , Virool , ZocDoc , AlphaSights
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