Do you love traveling and chasing down new experiences? If so, today's your lucky day: We've found 10 companies that have offices and opportunities all around the world. Meaning: Maybe you'll pack your bags and work abroad, maybe you'll have the chance to travel regularly, or maybe you'll get to interact with people from completely different settings and backgrounds on a daily basis.
No matter what, with a job at one of these companies, you'll have an incredible opportunity to move forward in your career and feed your passion for experiencing the world.
Since 1841, Dun & Bradstreet has been helping companies improve business performance with their data and insights, available through the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud and its solutions. With these insights, generated from over 300 million business records, customers can accelerate revenue, reduce costs, manage risk, and transform their businesses.
The company has offices all over the world—from Los Angeles to London to Mumbai—and has made it a priority to operate as one global community. Each week, employees are typically collaborating with colleagues in other cities and countries, making every day a learning experience where they’re introduced to different cultures, ways of working, and perspectives. And shared traditions, like telecast virtual town hall meetings and “Do Good Week”—when groups from every office location volunteer in a local community effort—help team members bond even when they’re not in the same physical location.
Founded in 2014, Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. By seeking out and supporting top software developers across Africa, Andela not only creates career opportunities in an untapped market, but also helps companies compile high-performing engineering teams for the future. With a slight twist on traditional employee acquisition initiatives, Andela is able to simultaneously stimulate tech industry ecosystems and solve the growing global tech talent shortage.
With positions available in New York City, Nairobi, Lagos, Accra, and more, you’ll definitely be able to find career opportunities worldwide. But that doesn't mean you won't be close to your co-workers: At Andela, Slack channels are filled with praise, curious questions, shared challenges, and lots of jokes. Andela encourages team members to ask anything, learn a new skill, troubleshoot a project, and get critical feedback in an open and supported environment—proving that passionate people can create an atmosphere of collaboration and fun no matter where they’re based.
Atlassian builds enterprise software that helps every member of every team and department stay on track, on point, and on top of their game. Atlassian develops products geared towards software developers and project managers, including its first application, JIRA, which helps track issues within a project, making it indispensable to teams around the world.
With offices in San Francisco, Austin, Sydney, and more, Atlassian has a global network of employees that work together across geographic lines. Take Principal Product Marketing Manager Christophe Capel for example: He works in the Sydney office and uses his morning to touch base with U.S. teams during the overlapping hours. “We have a massive opportunity to impact the world, to make a difference for a lot of customers,” says Capel.
Launched in 2014, Slack is the fastest-growing business application in history. Millions of people around the world use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, Slack helps people communicate better.
At Slack, employees appreciate having a flexible work schedule, and everyone at the company immediately receives 15 paid and 15 unpaid days off. Better yet, they actually use that time! Director of Application Engineering Joann Anderson says, “At a lot of other companies, that’s kind of seen as, ‘Well, you probably shouldn’t dip into that.’ Here, we highly encourage it—we want you to have the adventures in life that you want to have.” So, check out plenty of open positions in San Francisco, Melbourne, Vancouver, and London.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 600 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings, TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do, and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 455 million average monthly unique visitors—all looking to get the most out of every trip.
TripAdvisor’s worldwide HQ near Boston allows employees to enjoy everything from state-of-the-art gym equipment and an on-site culinary team to game rooms and—an employee favorite—even a private pub. The company knows the importance of creating a space where people feel laid-back and comfortable in order to keep the most creative ideas flowing freely.
But it also has openings around the world, in Oxford, Sydney, Singapore, Dublin, and more. So no matter where you want to work, check out open positions and send in an application now!
Persado generates strategically automated content for clients all around the world, so each word of a company’s marketing material speaks to the greater goal—meeting customer needs and targeting their emotions. The platform takes out copywriting guesswork and testing, so companies know just what to say and how to say it. The result? Profitable insights and content that truly does all the talking.
You can work for Persado in New York City, Athens, Chicago, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Milan, and London, among other locations, all of which are growing fast. “We’re more than twice the size we were last year—and we already have some great brands to work with,” says Director of Customer Success Jeannine Crispino. “I’m excited to see who we reach next.”
10. Balsam Brands
Balsam Brands is an e-commerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. The company's bread and butter—or rather milk and cookies—are stunningly realistic, handcrafted, artificial Christmas trees. To further enhance homes for the holidays, Balsam Brands also designs and sells high-quality Christmas decorations, and it's always looking for new ways to create a festive and beautiful atmosphere for all types of celebrations.
Named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Small Companies of 2016, you can bet that this company is a great global venture to become a part of. Hiring in the San Francisco Bay Area and Boise, ID, as well as in the Philippines, Balsam Brands has open positions in a wide range of departments and skill levels.
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Caroline Liu is a freelance writer, graphic designer, and computer programmer studying at Wesleyan University. She is pursuing majors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Computer Science in order to bridge her passions for tech, design, and social justice. Learn more about Caroline on her website or follow her on Twitter.More from this Author