We get it, 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 17 companies that are hiring now in the Bay Area. Take a peek inside their offices, browse job openings, and see if your perfect “next thing” just landed in your lap.
1. San Francisco Chronicle
With honest, fearless, and startlingly original reporting, the San Francisco Chronicle delivers its discerning readers engaging news and entertainment stories from the Bay Area. As one of the largest newspapers in northern California, the Chronicle prides itself on bringing readers world-class journalism that’s bolder, brighter, and more fearless than the rest.
Zoosk is an online dating company that utilizes a unique Behavioral Matchmaking™ technology to help its members find the perfect match. With over 40 million users worldwide and the #1 online dating app on the market, it’s a proven leader in mobile dating—and with members hailing from 80 countries, Zoosk’s on a mission to empower everyone to lead a fulfilling love life.
LiveRamp is on a mission to connect the digital and physical world—helping companies to leverage the power of identity resolution to create innovative products and services that improve the world. As a team, LiveRamp is building expertise in a technology that will solve colossal problems for many industries in the coming years. As individuals, they're gaining experience that's not only relevant to improving the consumer experience with marketing, but experience that will also be equally valuable in the medical, energy, connected homes, self-driving cars, and a multitude of other industries. And given the company's values and culture, LiveRamp is proud to solve these problems in a high integrity way that’s great for customers and respectful of real people.
Fivestars' mission is to help businesses and communities thrive by turning every transaction into a relationship. Over 30 million people use Fivestars to get rewarded at over 12,000 local businesses with one rewards program, while local businesses use Fivestars to bring more customers into their stores with one powerful program.In 2017, Fivestars drove $2 billion in local commerce across its network, and the company has raised $105 million from HarbourVest, Menlo Ventures, Lightspeed, DCM, Y-Combinator and others.
Visit Fivestars' website for more information and join them in loving local.
Tophatter connects more than 10 million shoppers around the globe to an online marketplace that’s packed with lightning-fast live auctions. The discovery shopping app gives people the opportunity to browse a handful of categories—then compete in 90-second auctions for jewelry, electronics, beauty, and fashion. Aside from the rapid bid phase, auction winners walk away with products up to 80% off—along with a unique shopping experience only delivered by the Tophatter marketplace.
Entelo gives companies a better way to recruit and build out their organizations. The company aims to revitalize the recruiting industry and help guide recruiters looking to expand their companies’ teams. Utilizing technology, Entelo makes the job process a more impactful experience for recruiters and job-seekers alike.
9. Aspect Ventures
In 2014, Aspect Ventures began stepping in along entrepreneurial journeys to bridge the gap between Seed and later stage funding—and there’s no team better to help turn great ideas into extraordinary companies. In fact, the value Aspect Ventures brings transcends monetary amounts, since the team comprises entrepreneurs and long-time investors who share invaluable insights that help actualize more than the bottom line.
Symphony is the cloud-based messaging and collaboration platform that connects markets, organizations, and individuals—securely. Powered by an open and growing app ecosystem, and protected with customer-owned encryption keys, Symphony's communication platform increases workflow productivity while maintaining global regulatory compliance. Already the platform of choice for the financial services industry, Symphony eliminates inefficient workflows to boost productivity in information-driven businesses.
12. Fetch Robotics
Fetch Robotics is the pioneer of on-demand automation. Its FetchCore Cloud Robotics Platform provides the only autonomous mobile robot, or AMR, solution that deploys in hours versus days or weeks and addresses multiple applications—including material handling and data collection—with a common, unified, cloud-based platform. Fetch Robotics offers turnkey and extensible systems that find, track, and move anything from parts to pallets in warehouses, factories, and distribution centers.
Launched in 2008, Twilio simplifies business communication across applications—supplying developers with the highly competent tools needed to develop customer-centric phone, VoIP, and messaging systems on its global cloud API platform. From online restaurant bookings to tech support call center networks, Twilio's flexible technology lets companies construct personalized business solutions that enhance customer-service interaction and profitability.
14. Samsung NEXT
Samsung NEXT is a global team of entrepreneurs, engineers, investors, strategists, and business development leaders working together to empower entrepreneurs and startups around the world. Samsung NEXT provides tech innovators with capital, resources, expertise, and connections they need to build, grow, and scale products through Samsung’s unparalleled resources and global reach.
WW is a global wellness company and the world’s leading commercial weight management program. It inspires millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through its engaging digital experience and face-to-face group meetings, members follow a livable and sustainable program that encompasses healthy eating, physical activity, and positive mindset. With more than five decades of experience in building communities and a deep expertise in behavioral science, WW aims to deliver wellness for all.
Created to bring education into the 21st century, Edmodo is now the number one K-12 social learning network in the world. The platform provides students and parents with the safest and easiest way to connect with educators in one place. To date, Edmodo has connected classrooms, schools, and districts with over 80 million members across 210 countries. Edmodo is backed by top-tier investors, including Greylock and Benchmark, with LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman serving as Chairman.
With talented freelancers offering services in more than 3,500 areas of expertise on the platform, Upwork makes it easy for businesses and independent workers to connect—and team up on projects that range from web development to accounting. Both desktop and mobile versions of the platform are available, so clients can locate, interview, collaborate, and pay freelancers quickly and securely to get work done without jumping through hoops.
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