Your job may be a big part of your life. But, it doesn’t make up your entire life. You still have commitments, passions, and responsibilities outside of the four walls of your office.
Unfortunately, managing your career in tandem with your personal interests can often feel like you’re juggling 34 flaming batons—with a blindfold on and one hand tied behind your back.
But, what if I told you things didn’t need to be that way? What if you could find a company that lets you excel and grow, while still having the flexibility to live (and love!) your own life?
Well, prepare to be amazed—because we found 10 companies that provide the opportunity to do just that. Brush off your resume and leave that stressful circus act behind.
HomeAdvisor is the largest home improvement services online marketplace nationwide, connecting home service professionals and homeowners with its comprehensive network of resources and tools.
Besides having amazing employee benefits, HomeAdvisor rewards and recognizes its trail-blazing teams with incredible work incentives that keep them excited. In doing so, the company arms teammates with extra paid time off, exotic trips, and even cash bonuses that allow them to head out and really enjoy their lives. HomeAdvisor always wants its employees to know they’re the company’s most valuable assets and that every contribution is worthwhile.
6. Return Path
Return Path collects, processes, analyzes, and provides data from across the email ecosystem, giving companies the insight they need to build closer, safer, and smarter relationships with customers.
With a beer cart, softball team, yoga classes, bi-weekly massage appointments, and office-wide games, the folks at Return Path don’t just say they work hard and play hard—they live it. Beyond that, the company’s flexible schedules and open PTO policy grant you the flexibility you need to prioritize your life ahead of your work when you need to. And your teammates are always there to support you—both in the office and out. “We challenge each other, motivate each other, and celebrate the good stuff together,” explains Regional Sales Executive Mallary Pittman. “Both personally and professionally.”
9. DX Marketing
DX Marketing kickstarts the success of businesses by delivering end-to-end marketing solutions designed to simplify the process of collecting analytics and executing strategies those analytics inform.
DX Marketing doesn’t believe in measuring employee productivity using hours—the leadership here would rather just take a look at what you accomplished. With adjustable start and end times and the flexibility for employees to accommodate family activities, DX Marketing obviously knows how valuable employee time is. The team here is also always willing to take a break from the desk and head out for some shared interests. With an office full of music-lovers, that often means heading out for a group trip to see concerts in town.
10. Plum Organics
Plum Organics is a mission-led organic baby food company, nourishing the next generation with nutritious, inventive, and flavorful products.
When it comes to the best parts of working at Plum Organics, employees say it best. “The Plum Organics culture is laid back,” shares Gina Alamillo, R&D Technologist. “We have flexibility and can be as creative as we want to be. You feel free here because it’s easy to be yourself.” With an office design that maximizes collaboration, on-site wellness classes (including weekly Crossfit and yoga), and a cooking space straight out of any chef’s dream, Plum Organics recognizes that happy employees are the best employees.
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Kat is a Midwest-based freelance writer, covering topics related to careers, self-development, and the freelance life. In addition to writing for The Muse, she's also the Career Editor for The Everygirl, a columnist for Inc., and a contributor all over the web. When she manages to escape from behind her computer screen, she's usually babying her rescued terrier mutt or continuing her search for the perfect taco. Say hi on Twitter @kat_boogaard or check out her website.More from this Author
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