We know: Job searching can be tough. Whether you’ve been looking for months or are just starting to think about your next step, finding the company with the perfect culture and job opening for you—and in the right location—is no small feat.
That’s why we wanted to give you a little boost with 12 companies that are all hiring now, right in your stomping grounds. Take a peek inside their offices, browse job openings, and see if your perfect “next thing” just landed in your lap.
2. Venture For America
With a mission to revitalize American cities, VFA recruits and trains top college grads to work at startups in emerging entrepreneurial hubs across the country. Throughout their two-year fellowship, VFA Fellows learn alongside experienced entrepreneurs at growing companies to gain the skills and experience they need to build businesses and create jobs. The ultimate goal? To help a new generation launch their careers as entrepreneurs and have an impact on the economy.
Captivate curates a content mix of timely news, location-relevant insights, and business advice that streams over a network of 12,000 perfectly placed elevator and lobby displays in 1,800 office buildings across North America. Through interesting and actionable information, the company is able to effectively connect more than 12 million viewers to represent the North American audience.
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.
SoundCloud is the world’s largest music streaming catalog that helps people share, discover, and influence global music culture. Due to the open, authentic nature of the platform—plus its connected community of listeners, curators and creators—SoundCloud is constantly driving culture and creativity forward while creating new trends. In many cases, what’s breaking or new everywhere else is born on SoundCloud.
FreshDirect is a food tech company that provides online grocery shopping opportunities. Customers can shop for all the essentials, plus fresh-farm produce, meat and seafood, and even alcohol in NY State. The organization operates throughout seven states, mostly in major metropolitan areas, and is committed to sourcing only the highest quality offerings for its loyal clientele.
8. Integrative Nutrition
Integrative Nutrition is the largest nutrition school in the world—and the only school that explores more than 100 different dietary theories. Through its innovative online learning platform, Integrative Nutrition has provided a global learning experience for nearly 100,000 students and graduates in over 120 countries worldwide. Integrative Nutrition is on a mission to improve health and happiness, and through that process, to create a ripple effect that transforms the world.
Founded in 2005, Etsy operates markets that allow millions of people around the world to connect—both online and offline—to make, sell, and buy unique goods. Etsy’s global community of entrepreneurs, shoppers, manufacturers, and employees are the heart and soul of its business, and with more than 40 million listed items, Etsy has something for everyone.
As a beauty brand that puts skin before makeup, Glossier is redefining the cosmetic industry by fusing real needs into a line of uncomplicated cosmetic staples that work to enhance skin—not hide it. In addition to making the process of wearing and shopping for cosmetics more suited to real life, Glossier also leverages its successful publication, Into The Gloss, to interact with a loyal community of readers who directly influence what products are created next.
Glossier has been featured in Inc Magazine and on Entrepreneur.com.
46 million Americans struggle through the painful process of moving every year. Updater builds technology to streamline the process for all.
Updater reinvented relocation by turning a formerly painful and disjointed process into a helpful and efficient experience. Updater’s software helps people organize and complete their moving-related tasks—like forwarding mail, finding a moving company, updating accounts and records, transferring utilities, setting up cable and internet, and much more.
13. Take-Two Interactive Software
Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through its wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K, as well as its new Private Division label and Social Point, a leading developer of mobile games. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services.
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