If for you it’s the people who make the job worth doing, then we’ve got a treat today.
Here are 18 companies where the people are cited as the best part, where folks really get along and have fun with their co-workers in and out of work, and where everyone talks about really learning from those around them, whether that’s their peers or from their managers.
Check them out now to find your next work family—and send out those applications!
Radius is a data science company, helping marketers reach customers in more meaningful ways with real-time predictive data analytics, powerful segmentation, and seamless integrations.
Radius’ work environment encourages collaboration and drives employees to succeed. Each employee has a direct impact on the company, which drives momentum and motivation across every team. Passion for the work and the company as a whole motivates employees to support one another in their goals.
“Our culture really revolves around the employees and cross-functional collaboration,” says Director of Product Marketing John Hurley.
Plum Organics is a values-driven food and beverage company, nourishing the next generation with nutritious, inventive, and flavorful products.
Innovation is part of the DNA of Plum Organics. Plum Organics employees work flexibly and creatively—together. They are encouraged to challenge the status quo, and they fundamentally believe there is a better way to create business value. And the fact that they actually enjoy working together helps them succeed.
“There’s a very special human element that’s refreshing about Plum Organics. We’re not just colleagues—we are friends. We support each other at work and outside of work,” shares Nika Memar, Customer Business Manager.
HealthcareSource is a talent management software company, helping healthcare organizations find quality talent and provide quality care to their patients and customers.
Employees at HealthcareSource are proud of the company culture—it’s the foundation for how the team works with customers, products, and each other. It’s not just the benefits and perks—although they have some great ones—but a core set of “Live It!” values that help the team to be the best versions of themselves and exceed expectations.
And one of the values HealthcareSource holds dearest is team collaboration. HealthcareSource knows that when employees get together to share ideas, the products they create are better for its clients. In times of need, each member of the HealthcareSource team is ready and willing to chip in.
LegalZoom enables businesses and families to protect what matters most. With helpful tools and convenient access to attorneys, LegalZoom has helped close to 4 million people manage their legal needs.
LegalZoom enables its employees—also called Zoomers—to be authoritative visionaries in their roles by giving them the green light to innovate. LegalZoom allows employees individual freedom to curiously explore imaginative solutions and eliminate challenging legal problems. The results? Zoomers shine brightly—making the company the success that it is.
“I love the support that people offer here,” shares Senior Product Manager Kirk Banks. “I always feel like people have my back and go above and beyond their job descriptions to get projects through, improve the company, and make sure that we all have the right tools and resources.”
Symphony makes the exchange of sensitive business content more secure and efficient through multi-channel communication platforms that enhance company collaboration.
At Symphony, each employee is encouraged to take ownership of their particular vertical, giving everyone from the HR to the engineering to the compliance teams the freedom to work in an entrepreneurial environment. Symphony employees take pride in knowing each and every contribution is key to reaching the office and company-wide goal of delivering secure communication platforms to the worldwide marketplace.
And while Symphony is searching for candidates proficient in programs like Java, Angular, ReAct, and Backbone, the primarily value in hiring is finding good, collaborative people and applicants who have a solid knowledge in their field. So, you can bet that the people you’d be working with at Symphony are experts—and friendly ones, too.
10. BAE Systems
BAE Systems pushes the edge of innovation by doing work that matters around the world. The company builds and optimizes technology that revolutionizes defense and safeguards security.
BAE Systems employees appreciate the coaching they receive from their managers, as well as the opportunity to participate in a formal mentorship program where they get to choose someone at the company they really want to learn from. Plus, the work environment also lends itself to informal coaching among employees. Employees are encouraged and challenged to be innovative, work hard, and make a difference together, yet there are many opportunities to kick back with co-workers at informal social events, trips to pro-sport games, and sporadic office celebrations.
Smashbox Cosmetics is a prestigious and creative international beauty brand, developing picture-perfect makeup for everyone.
Team members at Smashbox get ample opportunities to gain new expertise—and if they need support, management listens. Mentorship and collaboration have always been a big part of the company culture, which makes taking risks for bigger rewards truly feasible.
To keep up an office culture that encourages this productive spirit, the brand maintains an open, studio-inspired space that makes it easy for team members to collaborate and cultivate the connections that form the foundation for game-changing ideas.
DriveTime is one of the nation’s largest used car dealers, specializing in helping people with tricky credit issues find financing for the vehicle of their dreams.
DriveTime knows that, by building on individual strengths that become apparent in tough situations, it’s ultimately able to assist in growing careers more quickly. The open atmosphere of the office encourages employees to work together and be inspired by the energy and ambitions of their peers—even the CEO sits out in the middle of the office.
“It doesn’t feel like you’re going to work on a daily basis, but like you’re hanging out with friends and bouncing off ideas,” explains Michael Donnelly, Internet Sales Manager.
16. NAS Insurance
NAS Insurance helps clients grow their businesses with unique, integrated services and capabilities from product development, underwriting, and marketing to risk management and claims handling.
Employees at NAS Insurance would call their peers self-motivated and ambitious, with a healthy dose of competition amidst the light-hearted fun. At NAS Insurance, having fun is just as important and part of the process as working hard is—and this can be seen at every level of the company.
“My co-workers are the best part of coming to work, they keep things competitive in a fun way,” shares Senior Underwriter Ari Giller.
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Caroline Liu is a freelance writer, graphic designer, and computer programmer studying at Wesleyan University. She is pursuing majors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Computer Science in order to bridge her passions for tech, design, and social justice. Learn more about Caroline on her website or follow her on Twitter.More from this Author