Groundbreaking. It’s an adjective that everyone wants, yet very few can actually lay claim to. That is, unless you’re one of these 17 companies that are totally transforming their respective industries.
From shaking up age-old methods to innovating brand new technologies, these companies are the very definition of disrupters—making things bigger and better and constantly challenging the status quo. Best of all, you can be part of one of them: They’re all hiring right now.
SmartBear Software creates quality tools that assist over 4 million developers, testers, and operation teams to deliver the world’s best applications. SmartBear provides industry-leading development, testing, and monitoring software tools allowing global development teams to create the world’s foremost software and API’s.
With 25,000 companies and 4 million-plus global end-users leveraging its software tools, it’s safe to say that the company’s work is making a huge difference and quite literally changing what it means to build technology across the globe.
Allstate is dedicated to helping people live the good life every day and protect what matters to them most, whether it’s their home, car, or family.
Chances are, you’re already familiar with Allstate. But, you’re likely less familiar with the many things the company is doing to distinguish itself as a leader in technology. While you might assume that insurance has nothing to do with tech, Allstate is making huge strides in digitizing the customer experience.
Allstate also places a particularly strong emphasis on women’s involvement in the tech industry and is especially excited to participate in the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
Facebook is the largest social media network, enabling over a billion users to openly connect with friends and family, share content, and discover the world.
Can you even remember what life was like before Facebook? As a company that has completely transformed the way that people connect and communicate, Facebook has undoubtedly earned its spot on this list. But, it’s really only scratched the surface.
The platform is on a mission to make the world more open and connected. And, while the company has already changed the name of the social media game, one thing is for certain: Facebook’s groundbreaking innovations will only keep coming.
GrubHub quells hunger in urban areas across the United States, providing local menus, online ordering, and fast food delivery services.
GrubHub’s entire business is built around being hungry. But, the GrubHub team has a hunger of a different kind: An intense craving for new, fresh ideas that challenge the norms of online food ordering. And, it’s paying off in a big way—for employees, and also for consumers.
“We bring a new way of getting all the food that you love,” shares Senior Director of Acquisitions Marketing Steven Young, “Whenever you want it, however you want it.”
Feeling hungry for a great gig? You know what to do.
Newsela helps students around the world build reading comprehension through hundreds of daily, engaging news articles at five different learning levels in various languages.
Newsela’s mission is to totally transform the way students access the world through words. And, if you ask Newsela’s employees, the company is doing a pretty great job at arming students with the knowledge they need to go out and make a huge difference in the world.
As Account Manager Stephen Caputo says, “We are a game-changing company for educational institutions everywhere.”
Goosehead Insurance is an independent agency and franchise company, taking pride in the power of choice and protecting clients without cutting corners.
As one of the largest independent U.S. insurance agencies, Goosehead Insurance is changing the face of the insurance industry, making the search for great coverage a piece of cake.
Who wouldn’t want to say goodbye to insurance headaches? This company is poised to continue growing to become number one in the industry.
TrackMaven is a competitive intelligence platform that provides digital marketers with the analysis they need to build great brands.
TrackMaven's employees are all working together to shatter the perception of marketing technology and create true innovation in the world of marketing through the company’s competitive intelligence platform. While the technology industry in Washington, DC has historically boasted lots of talented individuals, they’ve mostly worked within the government and public sectors. Recently, there’s been a significant shift toward creating innovation within the private sector—paving the way for rising stars like TrackMaven in the startup community.
What do you picture when you hear the word “coupon”? If your mind immediately jumped to a vision of taking a pair of scissors to the Sunday paper, think again.
Ibotta is disrupting the old legacy industry of coupons and rebates by connecting consumers with a simple app that provides cash rebates based on purchases. No paper cutting and no nonsense.
Photo of team brainstorming courtesy of Izabela Habur/Getty Images.
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Kat is a Midwest-based freelance writer, covering topics related to careers, self-development, and the freelance life. In addition to writing for The Muse, she's also the Career Editor for The Everygirl, a columnist for Inc., and a contributor all over the web. When she manages to escape from behind her computer screen, she's usually babying her rescued terrier mutt or continuing her search for the perfect taco. Say hi on Twitter @kat_boogaard or check out her website.More from this Author