Move over Google—there are some new guys in town, and they have a whole lot of perks, energy, and influence.
Employees love working for these 17 companies, clients love their products, and office life is a total blast. So, if you’re looking for a job at a company you want to fall in love with, these openings won’t disappoint.
TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. The company offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices, planning features, and booking tools.
TripAdvisor’s vast new office 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.
Outbrain helps people discover interesting and relevant content across the internet. Premium publishers use Outbrain technology and tools to personalize content for users and recommend what to read or view next.
Outbrain is a growing international company that has just “scratched the surface” of content discovery technology. The company has beautiful offices all around the globe, but it’s never wanted to feel like a stuffy, corporate company. Outbrain prides itself on its ability to feel local, and whether the team is in the U.K., Israel, Australia, or the U.S., each office has a uniquely homey and completely Outbrainy feel.
Handy is revolutionizing the world of household chores by connecting individuals to top-notch professionals—with just the click of a button. The company started with the goal to really shake up the household chores industry with the help of technology. “We want to make it as easy to book a handyman as it is to buy a book on Amazon or reserve a car on Uber,” explains CEO and co-founder Oisin Hanrahan.
A small and tight-knit group, the Handy team works at communal desks in an informal and collaborative atmosphere right alongside its co-founders Oisin and Umang. No divide exists between management and employees and—from morning stand-up meetings to lunch time catch-ups—everyone is encouraged to engage, ask questions, and challenge one another to improve. And, of course, everyone is encouraged to have fun together with bi-weekly happy hours, beer pong, and giant Jenga.
11. Goosehead Insurance
Founded in 2003, Goosehead Insurance is changing the face of the insurance industry, making the search for great coverage a piece of cake. As one of the largest independent U.S. insurance agencies, Goosehead is committed to finding the best possible coverage and rates.
Employees love coming into work every day, a rarity that makes Goosehead Insurance truly special: “To walk into your job every day and really enjoy your environment is incredible. It keeps you coming back for more,” says Megan Bailey, Director of Business Development.
The company’s annual holiday party also brings its national teams together to celebrate achievements. Employees stationed in multiple locations get to meet, for the first time, many of the colleagues they’ve worked with remotely across the company.
Peloton is more than just a stationary bike—Peloton has developed a way for people to workout at home without being alone. Peloton’s users can live stream studio cycling classes while simultaneously tracking their progress.
“The environment is really productive: We have access to all the imaginable tools we need. The people are dedicated, driven, and devoted both to their immediate work and to the product and company as a whole. A general atmosphere of openness, and the ping-pong table, are the icing on the cake,” says engineer Tatyana Shchensek-Nechiporuk.
15. Spencer Stuart
Spencer Stuart is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firms. With 56 offices in 30 countries, the firm is considered to be the advisor of choice among top companies seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs.
If you want to make the kind of impact Google makes, Spencer Stuart will help you get there. The firm prides itself on having a company culture made up of results-oriented individuals who are skilled at relationship-building and collaboration. Spencer Stuart strives for excellence in all that it does and on all of its teams, making it the perfect place to hone your skills and grow your career.
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