13 Companies Doing Seriously Cool Stuff (and Hiring Now!)
There are thousands of companies out there, but which ones are doing truly awesome, innovative, and straight up cool things? The sort of stuff you can wake up every morning jazzed about, that you want to share with everyone you meet?
Sounds like that type of company would be a pretty great place to work, don’t you think?
If so, we’ve got good news. These 13 organizations are changing the game in their respective industries and—spoiler alert—they’re awesome. Oh, and they’re all hiring now!
Asana’s mission is bold: Help humanity thrive. And yet, that’s just what this seven-year-old company is doing. Asana’s task management platform helps other businesses be more productive, transparent, and organized—and it’s rolling out new functions all the time.
“We’re helping other businesses do their work, which is exciting. It’s nice to be a catalyst for success and to be helping general progress overall,” says Amanda Linden, Head of Product Design.
Are you ready to join the team and help humanity thrive?
Founded in 2002, Galileo wants to inspire young innovators. It does this by providing educational summer camp programs to children nationwide that boost creativity and innovation by nurturing and exploring their intellectual talents. Its team is creative, supportive, and forever looking to improve the experiences of the children who are a part of it.
Looking to join a team that’s changing the way students learn? Check out the plethora of job opportunities available at Galileo.
DataSift is a human data intelligence provider that’s changing the way app developers use user-generated data. How does it do that? The platform processes over two billion human interactions per day and is constantly figuring out new ways to work with users and developers alike.
If you want to be on the forefront of how technology constantly improves itself with information, DataSift is the place for you.
Stripe has turned the world of payment transactions on its head, coming up with unique solutions to help businesses grow.
“Stripe has the potential to become the economic engine of the internet in the U.S. and across the globe. Stripe wants companies to transact online as easily as they communicate online,” says staffer Tara Seshan.
Given all of its success, it’s no wonder Stripe is looking for talented people to join its team (and you could be one of them!).
Trumaker is changing the way people interact with their clothing. The brand designs made-to-measure menswear with a personal touch, offering built-to-fit shirts and blazers and a clean online ordering system to create each customer’s perfect look.
Co-founder Michael Zhang describes Trumaker’s unique DNA as being equal parts technology, sales, customer service, and marketing. This diverse mix of priorities has positioned the company to become an ultra-relevant brand in the future of men’s apparel—making sartorial elegance easy and attainable for men everywhere.
Help take the guesswork out of looking great by joining the Trumaker team.
Founded in 2009, Radius is using its innovative software platform to help B2B marketers reach over 20 million small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. The company’s platform combines real-time data with intuitive enterprise software, and its offerings are continuing to grow. And this approach is catching the attention of people everywhere, including the folks at giants like American Express, Capital One, and The Home Depot.
“When I think about the future of Radius, I get most excited about our growth potential—especially bringing in new hires,” says Caroline Bray, Head of Human Resources.
Take the hint and apply to Radius today.
7. Balsam Brands
Okay, how’s this for awesome: Balsam Brands is a leading e-commerce retailer specializing in holiday and home décor. The team at this company loves collaboration and creativity—and their high-quality offerings (like handcrafted Christmas trees and unique holiday decorations) and desire to constantly pump out new products shows it.
If you work at Balsam Brands, Christmas doesn’t have to come only once a year.
8. Ultimate Software
Ultimate Software is an award-winning cloud provider, helping companies juggle HR, payroll, talent, compensation, and labor management all from the same system. Clearly, this company knows what’s up: It’s been in business for over 25 years!
“Ultimate Software has an awesome culture that’s centered on learning and being passionate,” explains Benjamin Diuguid, Software Engineer Intern for the company’s TechSTARS program.
Ultimate Software is looking for so many awesome people to join the team (in all locations), so apply now.
Want to work for a company that’s bringing more than 1,000 of the brightest minds together? AppNexus is the world’s leading independent ad tech company, and its cloud-based software platform enables and optimizes programmatic online advertising.
“What makes me excited about the future of AppNexus is that we have some of the most innovative thought leaders in the entire industry that are not afraid to take huge risks,” shares Pamela Ibarra, Director of Account Management.
Whether you’re interested in engineering, customer engagement, technical writing, or something else, AppNexus has a place for you to join the brilliant minds on its team.
10. Paint Nite
This company is way cool: Paint Nite brings together art education and live entertainment with two-hour art sessions complete with helpful instructors and cocktails all around. The company has raised millions in funding and has expanded to over 1,350 cities worldwide (and growing!).
Join the company that’s helping thousands of people unlock their creativity and make memories they can put on their walls by checking out Paint Nite’s job listings.
11. Insight Consulting Group
Insight Consulting Group is a boutique management consulting firm helping clients find unique insights and translating those into meaningful businesses practices. Clients come to ICG to identify new and innovative ways to impact the marketplace—and the team at ICG uses expansive market research and targeted expertise to give recommendations that lead to results.
ICG employees are encouraged to be innovative, not just in the work being done for clients, but in everything that they do throughout their workdays. “Employees here have an opportunity not only to make an impact on ICG culture, but also on the company as a whole,” says Wesley English, Director of Development and Analytics.
What are you waiting for? Apply for one of Insight’s job listings today.
NextCapital is a leading provider of financial accounts services and investor portfolio management solutions, helping clients for over 18 years. In fact, NextCapital was the first company to ever build an automated 401(k) system—and the innovations just keep coming.
The team strives to create flawless products that don’t just help clients but also push the industry to the next level. “Our content is important, and I believe in our goal. At a high level, we’re getting people in shape for retirement, and, with our platform, we’re able to figure out the best way to solve these challenges,” says Sean Cusick, a designer.
Helping people plan for their futures sounds pretty great to us. Check out NextCapital’s job listings.
13. Boost Media
Boost Media is striving to change the face of online advertising, and with its crowdsourced creative optimization platform, it’s doing just that. Even cooler, 10 of the top 25 online advertisers use Boost’s products to help them reach their target audiences and gather insights.
“We take the psychology of how people react to advertising to another level by really finding out what works and what doesn’t and then teaching that to others in the industry,” says Rob Lenderman, Chief Operating Officer.
Check out Boost Media’s listings to see what all the hype’s about.
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Lily is a writer, editor, and social media manager, as well as co-founder of The Prospect, the world’s largest student-run college access organization. In addition to her writing with The Muse, she also serves as an editor at HelloFlo and Her Campus. Recently, she was named one of Glamour’s Top 10 College Women for her work helping underserved youth get into college. You can follow Lily on Twitter.More from this Author