Have you decided that this is the month you’re going to make some changes in your career? Well, you’re in luck—tons of companies are hiring like crazy and looking for people just like you right now.
In fact, here are 10 of our favorites. See just how awesome they are, browse their openings for yourself, and then get that resume in shape. A fab new job could be just around the corner.
You know PayPal, but you might not know just how much the company is doing to revolutionize the future of payments around the globe. With PayPal’s growing network of worldwide partners, more and more brick-and-mortar businesses are allowing customers to leave their wallets at home—and pay for goods using PayPal products.
Currently, PayPal has tons of openings for engineers in its California headquarters, but there are plenty more opportunities throughout the world. No matter what role you apply for, though, PayPal looks for applicants who have the curiosity and ability to think outside of the box and who are excited and comfortable to get their hands on new technology.
As the world’s leading online vacation rental marketplace, HomeAway strives to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world. How does HomeAway accomplish this monumental task? By focusing on its customers and contributing to a common vision as a team—facilitating the best possible experiences for both owners and renters with effective, efficient, and easy-to-use tools.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, and London, HomeAway is hiring for hundreds of jobs in both locations—as well as in the countries in which it operates (think Germany, Brazil, and Australia!).
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 drastically lowering the cost of online advertising for small- and medium-sized businesses. PaperG has also been named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Promising Companies in America.
PaperG is looking for everything from software engineers to product managers to a director of sales. But no matter what role you choose, it’s bound to boost your career: The company gives employees a budget for books, conferences, and courses online and offline to make sure they always have access to relevant information and are learning both personally and professionally.
You know GEICO as the company that allows you to save 15% or more on car insurance, but GEICO is far more than insurance—it’s truly a tech company at heart. GEICO’s IT organization is rapidly expanding to keep up with its growth in the digital space. As more and more customers interact with GEICO’s high-tech digital properties—like automated phone attendants, mobile apps, and web pages—GEICO’s cutting-edge technologies continue to provide its customers exceedingly superior insurance services.
So, not surprisingly, the company is hiring for tons of engineering and tech roles. Not your thing? There are also openings for everything from marketing coordinators to attorneys.
Prezi is on a mission to make the world better by improving the way people communicate. How? By wiping out boring presentations and letting users engage their audiences and share their story in entirely new ways, far outside the confines of traditional slides.
Prezi’s been working hard at this since 2009, with offices in San Francisco and Budapest, and it’s always searching for exceptional talent as it continues to grow its teams. Currently, you’ll find openings in marketing, engineering, and customer support in both locations.
Whatever your role, the Prezi team says you’ll want to show creativity, along with a healthy helping of curiosity and passion. (And it never hurts to come to the table with an interest in new technology that helps people communicate.)
6. Mercer Marketplace
Mercer Marketplace is a private benefits exchange that offers a one-stop, online shopping environment that allows an employer’s entire workforce—including active employees, retirees, and employees not enrolled in a sponsored plan—to make benefits choices with ease and confidence.
Mercer Marketplace is constantly evolving as it works to provide the best possible solutions for its clients, so the company is always seeking new talent (many analyst and consultant roles are available now). Interested? The types of employees who thrive at Mercer Marketplace are talented, creative, and—most of all—adaptable.
Let’s be honest—Facebook is probably always hiring like crazy. After all, its quest to unify large populations and make the world a smaller, friendlier place is no small task.
Want a job at The Book and all the perks that come with it (think free transportation and dry cleaning, paid parental leave, unlimited snacks, and access to the company’s state-of-the-art-gym)? Check out current openings in marketing communications, data analysis, community management, and (of course) engineering.
Dyn is a cloud-based internet performance company with a list of clients ranging from Twitter to Etsy to CNBC. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience and ensures that traffic gets delivered, faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.
The company believes that if it helps employees discover their passions in their job and career, they’ll excel at work and contribute to the success of its mission. As a result, Dyn offers employees the resources and flexibility to learn new skills—both on the job and through outside courses and degrees. Get your foot in the door with a role in customer support, email marketing, or product management now.
Since its founding in 1963, Comcast has grown to become the largest broadcasting and cable provider in the world, with multiple businesses in radio, TV, movies, sports, theme parks, and more. As Comcast continues its rapid growth into the digital world, the company is on a mission to shape the future of media and technology.
And it needs brilliant minds to help it do just that! With a strong career development and continued education program, you’ll find exciting opportunities at Comcast, whether you join as a creative director or an intern. (And yes, those are just two of the many of positions that are open now.)
10. Boost Media
Boost Media is the only crowdsourced creative optimization platform in the world. Striving to change the face of the online advertising industry, Boost works tirelessly to gather and analyze data on human language and behavior, thereby enabling marketers to have personal conversations with their customers.
Boost plays hard, too—offering employees perks like an adjacent gym, a break room kegorator, and plenty of out-of-office sporting events and social activities. Sound like the place for you? Boost is currently looking for new people in marketing, operations, HR, user experience, and more.
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