Are you headed into January with hopes of a big new job? Then we’ve got great news: Now is a better time than ever to land a gig. If you need proof, take a look at these 20 companies that are all kicking off the brand new year by hiring like crazy for tons of different positions.
Is there a better way to start off 2017 than by scoring your dream job? Spoiler alert: Nope, there’s not.
Philips is a leading health tech company, improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum—from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment, and home care.
Philips is currently hiring for hundreds of open positions (yes, you read that right). And, as a Philips employee, you’re in for an incredibly rewarding career with a team of passionate people, as well as an awesome office atmosphere. In fact, Philips has gone so far as to establish a Cultural Change Group, which is constantly looking for ways to improve the company culture.
Slack provides a real-time messaging, archiving, and search system that brings company and social communications together all in one place.
In the short number of years since Slack launched, the company has seen tremendous growth; in fact, new hires have more than tripled the employee count. As Slack continues to race forward, hiring remains a top priority, as evidenced by the numerous open roles the company is currently seeking to fill.
Dropbox changes the way the world stores, shares, and collaborates with a clean hosting platform that offers individuals and enterprises a secure way to manage files and photos.
Dropbox employees benefit from a collaborative environment with opportunities to grow and a “work hard, play hard” philosophy. “We have fun every day. In fact, I think the culture of this office is built on having a good time. All we take seriously is the work,” says Justin Bethune, Diversity Program Manager. Sound like your idea of a good time? You know what to do.
ThoughtWorks provides revolutionary technology, consulting, and software delivery to numerous global clients.
ThoughtWorks has always been known as a great place for technologists to learn, developing cutting-edge processes and frameworks. As the industry changes, the company is staying ahead of the curve, growing teams with experience designers and product managers. With new talent, ThoughtWorks is looking to expand its already impressive technical repertoire.
GLG provides professional educational platforms that connect industry experts—changing the way the world’s business leaders learn and share information.
GLG employees work hard, but they also know how to do downtime right. When team members find their minds on information overload, GLG offers a number of ways to blow off a little steam. The office coffee bar is a common place for taking a quick break, as well as enjoying happy hours. Check out the 100+ open positions, and you could be toasting right along with the team.
Houzz is a platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners
and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community.
There’s no place like home—unless you’re an employee at Houzz, in which case you’ll never be in a hurry to leave the office. “Walking in here every day doesn’t feel like work because it’s such a team environment,” explains Kelly Moorhead, Account Manager, Sales and Client Services. “You walk in relaxed—but still excited to work.” The company is currently hiring for over 100 open roles, so submit your application and prepare for every Monday to feel like Friday.
7. YES Prep
YES Prep is a conglomerate of charter schools all aiming to increase the number of college graduates from financially and educationally underserved communities around the entire Houston area.
If a rewarding mission ranks high on your list of job must-haves, look no further than YES Prep, where you’ll be involved in helping students from underserved communities in Houston graduate from college at four times the rate of their peers nationally. “I have an amazing opportunity to directly impact the lives of the staff, students, and families that my school serves,” says Oscar Romano, High School Dean of Students, about what he loves most about working with YES Prep.
Shutterstock is an online library of 100 million royalty-free photos, illustrations, videos and music—all purchasable for creative use.
Employees report loving Shutterstock’s fast pace and the rate at which the company is growing. Need proof? Check out all of the open positions. And, as if impressively rapid growth wasn’t enough, team members also love the perks that come with being successful. Office favorites include daily lunches, weekly yoga classes, and in-office massages. Just let us know when we can come visit.
The Mental Health Center of Denver is a place for recovery, resilience, and well-being, known locally and nationally for innovative and effective community behavioral healthcare.
If there’s one thing that brings employees together, it’s a shared passion for people and a genuine excitement about the impact their work is having in the community. “If you have the opportunity to work here at the Mental Health Center of Denver, then you really have the opportunity to enrich people’s lives,” explains Mallory Katz, Nurse Practitioner. “That’s what makes it the most fulfilling for me to come to work every day.”
10. Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a free financial service company, empowering consumers to track, maintain, and improve credit health with expert advice and free tools.
Credit Karma may no longer be a startup, but it has the energy of a company that’s just getting started. The company is always working on new products and tools to help its members take charge of their finances. What’s more, the team is still rapidly growing—as evidenced by the multitude of open roles at the company. “It feels like the sky’s the limit at Credit Karma,” adds Kyle Grochmal, Analytics.
MDA is leading the fight to free individuals—and the families who love them—from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS, and other related muscle-debilitating diseases.
If your goal for 2017 is to find purposeful work with an organization that has a rewarding mission and strong ties to a community, you’ll feel right at home with MDA. Teams end meetings with what they call “mission moments,” where employees take turn sharing stories about experiences they’ve had that exemplify the organization’s mission. As you can imagine, those conversations certainly inspire staff to work hard.
Bluebeam improves paperless collaborations and workflows through a suite of PDF creation and editing software. The smart solutions help professionals in every industry—from engineering to government.
If there’s one thing Bluebeam employees appreciate most, it’s the awesome culture the company has managed to cultivate. “The family-like environment defines our culture,” says Stephanie Shyu, Senior Videographer. “It’s easy to make friends who end up in other parts of your life outside of work.” Oh, and did we mention there’s an on-site bar?
POLITICO offers fresh perspectives in the world of modern politics. Since its early days in Washington, POLITICO has grown across the Atlantic, supplying a hungry new international audience.
The media company is going global, taking its successful model into new nations—and this growth ambition motivates not only its roster of journalists but also its business analysts and technologists. It also means that POLITICO is rapidly adding to its team. So, if your interest lies in smart journalism, there’s no time like the present to submit your application.
GlaxoSmithKline is a uniquely science-led global healthcare organization on a mission to help people do more, feel better, and ultimately live longer.
At GSK, mentorship is a key part of the company’s culture. As a result, relationships are established as soon as a new employee joins the team, and each person discovers that they are able to get as much out of the company as they are willing to put into it. GSK finds that this philosophy creates a sense of ownership, accountability, and responsibility.
U.S. BMW Group is a nation-leading luxury and performance automotive distribution company, transforming extraordinary ideas into exceptional driving machines.
“BMW is global, but within our campus it feels pretty small. You see people you know. It doesn’t feel anonymous,” says Kristen Cole, Option and Pricing Specialist, MINI. BMW maintains a familial atmosphere and keeps those staff bonds strong through regular happy hour celebrations and welcome lunches for new hires.
Backcountry supplies the best outdoor gear—through the company’s online marketplace—to adventurers around the globe. The organization helps people get outside and have fun doing it.
There’s only one way for outdoor enthusiasts to describe what it’s like to work at Backcountry: positively dreamy. From company ski trips to biking excursions, Backcountry brings the outdoors in every single day—and many staffers ride their bikes to work or take shuttles to Crest Trail for a morning ride. In the office, employees bring their dogs along and are encouraged to share their passions for the great outdoors.
Agile is an innovative information technology staffing and consulting firm that speeds time to talent by matching great people to great business opportunities.
Agile is a fitting name for this company, because every team member thrives on a high degree of flexibility. With a culture built on a foundation of trust and accountability, employees can opt to work from home three days a week and excel on their own schedules. And hard work doesn’t go unnoticed. Besides weekly and monthly recognition, high-achievers receive special compensation and honorary induction into Agile’s distinguished Million Dollar Club.
ServiceTitan is a mobile, cloud-based software platform that helps home service companies streamline operations, improve customer service, and grow their business.
ServiceTitan has an intense passion for the service industry, which is only matched by the company’s passion for its constantly growing roster of employees. ServiceTitan keeps team members happy and engaged through a strong emphasis on work-life balance and tons of awesome perks—including in-office Zumba and yoga classes, as well as free lunches for the whole team every day.
iCIMS empowers organizations to streamline the talent acquisition process and simplify applicant tracking with one easy-to-use applicant tracking system.
Considering iCIMS helps other companies hire top talent, it only makes sense that the company is constantly looking to add brilliant minds to its own team. And, when you earn a spot as an employee? Well, you have a lot to look forward to. From a memorable holiday bash to a fun work atmosphere (Mario Kart or an afternoon jigsaw puzzle break, anyone?), there’s plenty to love about working for iCIMS.
1-800-PetMeds provides pet owners with affordable access to prescription and OTC pet medications, as well as nutritional supplements and other pet care products for dogs, cats, and horses.
The company has already made quite the impact in the pet healthcare industry, but it doesn’t plan on slowing down soon. Primed for tremendous growth, 1-800-PetMeds is actively adding passionate and driven new members to its team. But, regardless of how much and how rapidly it expands, employees never worry about losing that tight-knit and familial atmosphere—which is what many love most.
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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