Sure, there’s plenty to love about working for a tech giant like Google. With the notoriously awesome culture, the brag-worthy perks, and the sweet office space, it’s no wonder that the company is consistently ranked as a great place to work.
But, we’ve got good news for you: Google isn’t the only place where you can hit the employer jackpot. There are plenty of other companies that are equally as dreamy—like the 20 we’ve pulled together here.
Are you ready for even more good news? Every single one of these amazing companies is hiring right now. So, toss your hat into the ring and get ready to say, “Google, who?”
Radius provides data and software that helps businesses grow smarter and faster. Its products are geared towards sales and marketing teams looking to marry creative, data, and analytics to get clarity and insight into their best B2B prospects. With the Radius Revenue Platform, the company helps teams find, engage, and convert across every channel by leveraging data intelligence and tools they already use in their organization such as CRMs, MATs, and digital advertising platforms.
Radius believes that happy people produce great work and learning develops tremendous talent. Its collaborative open floor space, whiteboard walls and desks, unlimited free food, and office bar let employees create in comfort. The company also places a large amount of emphasis on work-life balance. “I like to go surfing and backpacking, and I always feel refreshed and ready to roll when I get back to work,” explains Danny Leung, Manager, Corporate Customer Success.
HED is composed of problem-solvers. As a fully integrated practice, team members works in partnership with each other and their clients—listening, sharing ideas, and engaging in resourceful collaborations to cultivate breakthroughs. Design is the big picture, the central unifying idea that informs every collective decision and action. HED understands its clients’ unique needs, and the team works diligently to produce a design that exceeds expectations.
“Don’t be afraid to come in and get your hands dirty right away. Your ideas always have a place,” shares Tracy Sweeney, Architecture and Design. To maintain this culture of idea-sharing, HED’s hierarchy remains flat—with leaders sprinkled around the open office for guidance. The team’s vision is defined by four guiding principles, but tossing new ideas into the mix is encouraged, and personal wins are widely celebrated. Aside from daily oversight, decision-makers also enable employees to achieve professional goals.
Since its launch in 2001, LegalZoom has helped over three million families and small businesses manage their legal needs. From estate plan documents to business formation and trademark registration, LegalZoom provides legal solutions built around providing exceptional customer experiences. Offering access to licensed, customer-reviewed, independent attorneys, LegalZoom is a trusted partner that places the law within everyone’s reach.
Admire the undeniable innovation of Google? You’ll find that very same thing at LegalZoom. Driven by the belief that access to legal help is a fundamental right, LegalZoom remains the principal innovative force in the legal industry. The company empowers its employees to seek novel solutions that challenge the industry’s status quo and further the company mission. With a stellar combination of people and technology, it fosters a fun and vibrant work environment where employees have the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives.
CafePress delivers more than the world’s best e-commerce gifts and goods—it gives customers an outlet to express themselves through crowdsourced merchandise designs and customizable products.
Life at CafePress is all about quirkiness, and the employee roster includes a slew of different personalities and backgrounds. The on-site cafe and regular activities mean there’s always a group of cheerful people nearby. Fridays are for poking fun at corporate life—everyone breaks out ties for the day. Fresh-baked cookies are also custom, along with making pizza rounds to sample the city’s best.
Standing for Government Employees Insurance Company, GEICO was originally founded in 1936 to provide quality insurance for government employees and military personnel. Today, GEICO has kept its tradition of exceptional service alive, but has expanded its coverage. GEICO serves over 14 million people across the U.S. and offers a diverse array of policies from auto to homeowners to identity theft insurance.
Don’t think you can count GEICO as being similar to Google? Think again. The company is more than insurance, it’s truly a tech company at heart. GEICO's IT Organization is rapidly expanding to keep up with its growth in the digital space. As more and more customers interact with GEICO’s hi-tech digital properties—like automated phone attendants, mobile apps, and web pages—the company’s cutting-edge technologies continue to provide its customers exceedingly superior insurance services.
Availity is a health care information technology organization that serves an extensive network of health plans, providers, and technology partners nationwide. The company’s dynamic product suites are built on powerful, intelligent platforms that integrate and manage the clinical, administrative, and financial data that customers need to fuel real-time coordination and collaboration.
Just look at any one of Availity's offices, and you'll quickly see that collaboration is a core piece of what the team is all about. The company's office spaces around the country were created with agility in mind, housing many team project rooms—places where any group can work together. Availity believes this type of environment breeds collaboration because people can easily bounce innovative ideas off one another.
Simplee is a SaaS FinTech company that helps both hospitals and patients by taking the pain out of healthcare payments—providing simple, flexible, and stress-free options for patients.
There’s no shortage of perks as a Simplee employee. Team members enjoy unlimited, trust-based PTO as well as plenty of in-office extras. In the Tel Aviv office, there’s a Monday morning yoga class and an individualized grocery list—which means every single employee gets to order his or her favorite snacks. In Palo Alto, you’ll find a fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches, and fun trips to the theme park boardwalk in Santa Cruz.
10. DMC Atlanta
Founded in 2003 with just eight people, DMC Atlanta has grown to over 700 employees in 50 offices around the country through a results-driven philosophy and a commitment to bringing its clients life-long customers. In the next few years, DMC hopes to expand to hundreds of new offices around the country—and then, the world.
DMC prides itself on being a fun place to work. But, another point of pride? The support and encouragement provided to employees who want to grow in their careers. With managers who work right alongside the team, DMC is big on professional and personal advancement. “I think the thing that excites me the most is the thought of growing the office and getting some of our current account managers promoted into ownership positions," says Marissa Shaw, Recruiting Manager.
A pioneer in advancing customer service, Genesys is steadfast in its mission of putting the customer at the center of everything. For over 25 years, the company’s innovative solutions have helped clients engage effortlessly with their customers across all touchpoints, channels, and interactions to deliver differentiated customer journeys, all while maximizing revenue and loyalty.
From tons of room for growth and advancement to a trusting management style, it’s hard for employees to choose just one thing they love most about working for Genesys. But, for many team members, flexibility tops the list. Working parents especially appreciate the opportunity to work from home or take a break in the middle of the day to run an errand. This flexibility means employees can create a schedule that works for them.
Like many Americans across the country, Collective Health agrees that the current healthcare system is broken—and that’s the big challenge that the company is taking on. With cutting-edge technology and a healthy dose of empathy, Collective Health is rebuilding the health benefits experience from the ground up for more than 115,000 members across the U.S.
Collective Health provides a complete health benefits solution so companies can more intelligently design, administer, and operate their benefits while giving a premium experience to staff.
They have a "mighty mission" to change how healthcare works by applying technology and design to how people pay for care. It may sound like a bold goal, but with a highly collaborative work environment, they're making it possible. Plus, employees at Collective Health feel the camaraderie, every week is starting with an all hands meeting and ended with a company-wide barbecue.
15. Washington REIT
Washington REIT is a value-creation-focused owner and operator of high-quality multifamily, office, and retail assets in the Washington, DC metro area. The company creates value through the leasing, redevelopment, and ground-up development of real estate, applying a unique research-based approach to discovering strategic growth opportunities. Washington REIT has undertaken an aggressive strategic plan to transform the company for growth. This is just the beginning.
Washington REIT’s President and CEO has said that the company’s best assets walk out of the office every night to go home. Indeed, Washington REIT cares about its people—including providing continuous feedback to help them improve. “We’ve gotten rid of the old school performance reviews, and now we give ongoing feedback,” says Tabitha Brittain, Vice President of Property Management, “Our focus for everyone is to strive for success, and the only way to do that is to get feedback throughout the year.”
Founded in 1999, TRIOSE works hand-in-hand with hospitals and healthcare companies nationwide to reduce business costs without compromising patient care. From freight, large cargo, and courier management to 3PL consulting, a team of experts is available to assist in benefiting budgets—and ultimately a client’s patients—every shipping step of the way.
If you’re craving a greater sense of autonomy in your job, you’ll feel right at home at Triose. “One of the things that I really love about Triose is that the company has a lot of confidence in its employees,” shares Matt Doran, Regional Account Executive. Although managers are always available for brainstorming sessions, resource requests, and overall support, employees are trusted to complete assignments without having to run things by anyone beforehand.
20. Red Frog Events
Red Frog Events is pioneering the experiential entertainment industry, putting on events—from music festivals to obstacle races and beer tastings—in new and unique ways.
If you’re not somebody who can stand to stay chained to your desk all day, the Red Frog Events office is just what you’re looking for. The company encourages employees to get together as much as possible throughout the day. An open floor plan allows for a free exchange of ideas, and the ping-pong tables, foosball games, bike room, and gym offer places to take a break and blow off a bit of steam when the workload gets intense.
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