Sure, there are plenty of workplaces out there that claim to emphasize work-life balance. But, the 18 companies we’ve rounded up here do more than just talk the talk—they actually walk the walk.
From flexible schedules to unlimited vacation policies, these places understand that balanced employees are the happiest employees, and thus make healthy work-life balance a core piece of their cultures.
The best part? They’re all hiring right now. So, submit your application and prepare to work for a company that understands—gasp!—that you actually have a life away from your desk.
Recruiting and retaining quality candidates is vitally important to successful businesses the world over, which is why Cornerstone OnDemand is dedicated to providing outstanding talent management to organizations looking to find and develop phenomenal employees. With clients like Walgreens, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Xerox, Cornerstone is committed to embracing new technology and continually growing.
With unlimited vacation and a culture that fosters friendships that extend beyond the workplace, Cornerstone’s perks demonstrate a true commitment to work-life balance. The company is also a big believer in flexibility—in more ways than one. Cornerstone’s daily in-office yoga sessions are a favorite for employees who want to maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle.
Cansel is the largest distributor of land-based positioning systems in North America, specializing in precision survey equipment and supplying a full spectrum of peripheral products and services.
A team atmosphere, flexible hours, and peaceful environment characterize the Cansel office. Need a break from your computer? With a conveniently located workplace, Cansel employees enjoy easy access to peaceful hiking trails and river walks that allow them to return to the office feeling refreshed and recharged.
Asana is a company on a mission "to help humanity thrive by enabling all teams to work together effortlessly." The fast-growing app makes it easy for teams to track their work and projects with greater clarity and accountability—and to be more effective. Asana is one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, and one of its Top-Ten Best Apps of 2016. It's also the top work-tracking vendor on Forbes's inaugural Cloud 100 list, one of Entrepreneur Magazine's best workplace cultures of 2017, on Fortune's Best Workplaces for Women list, and one of Glassdoor's 2017 Top Ten Best Places to Work.
Asana gives its employees autonomy to manage individual work schedules, allowing Asanas to have a life outside of their careers—and giving working parents free time to tend to family responsibilities. By placing an emphasis on passions instead of punching the clock, Asana enables its teams to work diligently yet flexibly, supporting an enjoyable work-life balance without burnout.
Since 2000, Spanx has provided superb slimming apparel that helps women around the world feel great about themselves and their potential. The widely popular brand and its extensive assortment of products—ranging from everyday smoothing and shaping solutions to beautiful bras to tights and leggings, and more—are must-have closet essentials adored by celebrities and consumers everywhere.
With a workforce that’s made up of mostly women, Spanx has established a culture that’s built around encouraging and empowering all of the company’s female employees—including providing a certain degree of flexibility. “A lot of people have young families here, and I think everyone here is supportive and flexible to foster everyone prioritizing their family,” says Taylor Sock, Merchandising Manager.
IgnitionOne’s leading Customer Intelligence Platform empowers marketers to find and engage their most valuable customers across channels using a data-driven approach. By focusing on cross-channel scoring and robust personalization, IgnitionOne’s technology provides real-time, actionable insights for smarter marketing decisions and omnichannel engagement to maximize overall results. Currently scoring over 600 million users monthly in 75 countries, IgnitioneOne powers more than $60 billion in revenue each year for leading brands, including General Motors, CenturyLink, La Quinta, and Acer, as well as advertising agencies such as 360i, GroupM, and Zenith Media.
“We have fun by simply coming to work,” shares Rez Haque, Senior Software Engineer. The company’s awesome perks—think gaming breaks and beer taps—keep employees happy in the office. And, with client-site visits all over the world and an exchange program between the countries where the organization operates, IgnitionOne provides the perfect balance for its travel-loving team members.
Tapingo is improving the way people buy things by solving a key problem—lack of time. The company’s innovative mobile app lets users browse the menus of nearby locations, customize orders, pay, then choose between delivery or pickup. Leveraging mobile technology, Tapingo is empowering users to #StopWaiting for the things they need so they can focus on the things that matter.
Tapingo makes sure employees have the opportunity to spend time together as friends as well as colleagues. From organized happy hours—known as “Tapi Hours”—to taking time to chat about a shared love of music, Tapingo employees don’t have to be all business all the time.
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