Are you new to the workforce and eager to start your career off with a bang? Look no further than these 19 companies.
They’re all hiring for entry-level positions right now. And, once you’re in, you’ll be supported with everything from encouraging leadership and professional development opportunities to learning resources and thorough training to help you get up to speed quickly.
If that sounds like just what you’re looking for (we know it is!), take a look at their open roles, polish up your resume, and prepare to kick off your career in the best way possible.
Philips is a 125+ year old company undergoing a major global transformation of their business. You probably know them as the maker of awesome TVs or light bulbs, but did you know Philips is actually a global leader in health technology?
The vision of Philips is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025 with meaningful innovation. They develop health technology from the hospital to the living room that enables better health outcomes for real people. This type of life-changing work results in more meaningful career experiences. Because working at Philips isn’t just about starting your first ‘serious’ job out of college— it’s an experience that will kick start your career in lasting and positive ways.
The leading social media technology and reputation management partner, Digital Air Strike helps businesses across North America leverage social channels to engage with consumers, promote their brands, maximize awareness, and optimize their ROI. Digital Air Strike is the largest provider of social media and reputation management to the automotive industry while also providing its award-winning services to clients in other industries and markets.
The Digital Air Strike ethos is about doing whatever it takes to help colleagues and clients achieve their goals, and creating an internal community that feels familial, not corporate. Whether it’s the company stock for all full-time employees, the promote-from-within culture, or the Whatever It Takes Awards—where employees nominate each other—Digital Air Strike is committed to fostering shared success.
Echo began in 2005 with one objective—to simplify transportation management. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo Global Logistics connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.
A company as expansive as Echo can only achieve continued success if its hard-working team is in sync on a set of company-wide core values. That's why at Echo, a "work hard, play hard" mentality and across-the-board perseverance are coupled with a client-first dedication to exceptional service—all powered by the company's expertise and top-notch technology.
Since 2003, VIZIO has brought smart, innovative electronics to life—and to market—so people could experience the things they love with unparalleled quality. Today, the company's top-selling TVs, displays, audio devices, and other consumer electronics continue to align with the brand's mission of creating beautifully simple products that redefine "smart" while putting the consumer first.
Professional development is the name of the game, since this office sees lots of entry-level employees aiming to learn from the pros. Managers are interested in challenging team members while also motivating them to take initiative. However, the dependable leadership doesn’t hover or impede learning styles, which is shown through the casual environment and family-oriented work-life balance.
DealerSocket builds an innovative software suite that guides and optimizes automotive dealerships' customer interaction experience through every stage of the consumer lifecycle. From initial interest through to final purchase, the company’s fully integrated technology platforms offer every tool—from CRM, equity mining, and inventory to sales, marketing, and service.
At DealerSocket, employees at all levels are encouraged to seek help and guidance from one another whenever needed. The company feels it’s important to foster an environment where people can continue to learn and grow every single day. It accomplishes this by hiring top talent and creating a place where the process can occur organically among peers.
Clearlink combines digital marketing and sales conversion services to add value to a brand’s customers by offering a holistic service approach. Established in 2003, Clearlink employs over 1,500 marketers, technologists, and sales professionals at three locations in Salt Lake City, UT, Orem, UT, and Scottsdale, AZ. Clearlink partners with some of the world's leading brands—including AT&T, CenturyLink, Travelers, Safeco, and DISH—to extend their reach and deepen customer insights.
Leaders at Clearlink are anything but micromanagers. The entire lot adopts a mentality of transparent cross-collaborative accessibility—which means the hierarchy feels flat and all teams are united around the same goal. The company also maintains a startup mentality in terms of idea-sharing and grooming individuals to eventually become experts—making it a fitting place to kick start a fulfilling career.
RX is a clean-label snack brand with products made from a few simple ingredients and no BS.
RX simplifies food by creating snacks that are real and delicious. It's honest and straightforward—no overblown claims, certifications, or gimmicks. With products including RXBAR, RXBAR Kids, and RX Nut Butter, RX makes food that not only tastes good, but is wholesome and nutritious too.
RXBAR recognizes everyday wins—whether it's company milestones or personal development. Team members socialize during monthly team lunches, get their hands dirty creating RXBARs from scratch, and celebrate team success. RXBAR prioritizes personal and professional development so all team members can continuously learn as the company grows.
Success Academy is redefining what’s possible in public education. Their mission is to build exceptional world-class schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and in life. Success Academy schools are dedicated to academic excellence, character development, and extracurricular achievement with college graduation as an end goal.
Need proof that you’ll have the opportunity to grow a career with Success Academy? Just look at Trevor Baisen, Manager of Middle School History, as an example. He started as an intern with Success Academy during his junior year of college. After graduation, he was placed in a Success Academy classroom as a teacher through Teach for America. He continued to teach for several years before transitioning to his current role where he works on curriculum.
Founded in 2008, NewsCred has grown to become the leader in the content marketing space. Having expanded with offices across three continents, NewsCred helps some of the biggest companies in the world transform their marketing through creative storytelling. In the age of digital distractions, NewsCred helps clients break through the noise and connect with their audience.
At NewsCred, work doesn’t need to feel like a chore. By selecting candidates with a similar ethos, NewsCred has been able to preserve an environment where people are excited to come to work. Negativity and office politics have no space within NewsCred’s culture of radical candor. Everyone is encouraged to "be their own CEO" and take ownership of their ideas—regardless of rank.
11. Hanna Andersson
Since its founding in 1983, Hanna Andersson has inspired families with its assortment of children’s apparel. The company engages customers through e-commerce, catalogues, and nearly 100 retail locations. Generations of families have relied on Hanna Andersson's high-quality clothes. With an increased social media presence and an ever-expanding retail operation, Hanna Andersson will continue to provide excitement to happy families.
Training and growth are major points of emphasis for Hanna Andersson. With seminars and online training, staff can develop new skill sets or brush up on existing ones. Those on the Design Team are given on-site Illustrator and Photoshop classes to get refreshers on programs paramount to their jobs.
MediaRadar is a SaaS company that aims to provide real-time advertising insights, provide tools to outsmart the competition, and streamline sales processes. The company’s customizable, easy-to-use ad tracking software allows businesses to collect compelling market analysis that can be used to create targeted sales pitches and continually win new accounts. MediaRadar currently serves more than two million magazine, website, and e-newsletter brands.
According to employees, MediaRadar is a very transparent place where one can grow and succeed professionally. There aren’t any closed rooms, so everyone is available to talk to, collaborate with, and ask questions. MediaRadar’s CEO, Todd Krizelman, sits right next to his employees—regardless of seniority and title—and there’s also a TV, kitchen, and various games for employees to play when they want to reboot.
Nestio aims to reshape the real estate industry, one listing at a time. The organization offers multifamily residential owners simple solutions to their leasing and marketing needs by proffering programs that improve these processes exponentially. Combining experiences from multiple sides of the market, the company creates top-notch technologies that increase speed and efficiency, eliminate error margins, and ultimately enlarge profitability.
Management at Nestio operates under a unified philosophy—they all aim to assist employees in seeing success, setting time-oriented goals to reach it, and then clearing the way of issues for each person to achieve it. By empowering teams to forge their own futures, managers grow new leaders for the company—and they grow the entire industry too.
Founded in 2005, Etsy operates markets that allow millions of people around the world to connect—both online and offline—to make, sell, and buy unique goods. Etsy’s global community of entrepreneurs, shoppers, manufacturers, and employees are the heart and soul of its business, and with more than 40 million listed items, Etsy has something for everyone.
Learning is a priority at Etsy. Born from a Hack Day in 2012, Etsy School is an internal program where employees can teach and learn new skills from each other. From productivity tips to jewelry-making, Etsy School offers employees a fun and easy way to learn more about each other while continuing to strengthen the company’s vibrant culture that prizes curiosity and creativity.
Hometeam provides in-home care for older adults, a population that is growing at a rapid pace in the U.S. The company’s unique platform and custom technology enhances service delivery, allowing older adults to live in their residences without compromising medical needs or quality of care. Hometeam empowers its in-home caregivers by providing the resources, training, and support needed to build a world where occupational health aides are both visible and recognized.
If you're looking to start a career where you can make a difference, Hometeam just may be the place for you. Every member of Hometeam—caregivers working directly with patients and agency workers improving care from the inside out—are crucial to the company’s mission. By using the five core values of authenticity, empathy, courage, inclusivity, and adaptability as guideposts, employees truly embody the mission and help positively distinguish Hometeam.
Founded in 2005, Democracy Prep is on a mission to educate responsible citizen-scholars for a life of active citizenship. Built on a culture of high-expectations, Democracy Prep's network of schools servces 7,200 scholars who prove year after year that demographics do not determine destiny, and that low-income students can be successful in the college of their choice.
At Democracy Prep Public Schools, scholars aren’t the only ones who get in on the learning. Operations Team members get to take part in professional development courses, which help them grow their careers. They also recently implemented scheduled reviews, which give staff invaluable feedback on how to improve their performance—making it an even better to place to start your career.
18. Better Mortgage
Every day Better fights to get more families in homes they love by making homeownership so simple it feels magical. Its backers have helped build some of most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, IA Ventures, Ally Bank, and others have already invested over $85 million in Better's vision of making homeownership magical, making it one of the fastest growing homeownership companies in America.
At Better, employees are given the opportunity to grow. Better’s open office has no private workspaces or cubes, which supports the team’s transparent philosophy. Though people of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome to contribute, sneaking out for a one-on-one meeting or feedback session helps strengthen individual relationships. Informal Happy Hours and rotating Friday presentations also encourage bonding across teams.
The Auto Club Group is the second largest AAA club in North America. The company and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance, and financial services to approximately 9 million members across 11 states and two U.S. territories. The group aims to protect and advance freedom of mobility and improve traffic safety.
There’s plenty to love about a job with the Auto Club Group. But, one thing that’s frequently at the top of employees’ lists? The opportunities to learn and develop within the organization. “The Auto Club Group offers a lot of opportunities for professional growth. Employees have the opportunity to visit other sites and see how things work there—and can also utilize tuition reimbursement programs,” says an ERS Product Specialist.
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TopicsHanna Andersson , Philips , Fullscreen Media , Clearlink , The Auto Club Group , Company Profiles , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , VIZIO , NewsCred , DealerSocket , RXBAR , Company Roundup , Success Academy Charter Schools , Digital Air Strike , Job Search , Democracy Prep Public Schools , Etsy , Better Mortgage , MediaRadar , Nestio , Hometeam , U.S. BMW Group Companies , Echo Global , New Grads
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
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