Is there anything better than knowing that you work for a company that’s leaving its mark on a particular industry—and maybe even the world?
We don’t think so. And, that’s exactly why we’ve pulled together these 20 awesome companies that have already made major waves and don’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. In fact, they’re all poised for even more explosive growth.
Want to get in while the gettin’ is good? You’re in luck. Not only are these companies all on the up and up, but they’re also all hiring right now.
At Accolade, employees start every day inspired by the possibility of reinventing healthcare. From offering highly personalized support for its members to developing an array of world-class technologies, Accolade is a trusted resource that empowers people to make educated health decisions—all while saving them money.
With a growing team of dedicated employees committed to serving the company’s clients, things are only going to get bigger and better. “I think the single most exciting thing for the future of this company is growth,” says Accolade’s Director of User Experience, “We’re working to provide this very significant product and service to a lot more people.”
Dia&Co is the only retail service dedicated to meeting the plus size community’s full range of style needs. They’re applying the best of data and technology to serve women who have been ignored for far too long—from developing the shopping experiences she’s always wanted, to building community platforms that inspire her, to ensuring she sees herself represented in the world around her.
As a company that was founded by two fierce women who couldn’t believe that the fashion needs of 65% of women in the U.S. weren’t being met, it’s easy to see that there’s plenty of room for major growth for Dia & Co. And, motivated by a mission of body positivity and making curvy women feel good in their own skin, the company is more than ready to keep doing great things—especially after they jam out to their “Eye of the Tiger” pump up anthem.
Lithium's technology allows companies to create tailored community platforms on their web and social properties. With its unique suite of advanced tools, Lithium help brands like Sephora grow their fan bases, drive sales, and reduce service costs—empowering passionate customers to connect to their brands and engage with other fans.
Employees at Lithium pride themselves on the fact that they’re quite literally changing the way that people help each other. As far as what’s next? Well, team members know there’s plenty of room for Lithium to keep growing and making waves. “It’s a great time to be joining the company,” says Kirk Yokomizo, VP of HR Operations, “I think there’s a huge opportunity for the company to grow even bigger than we are today—much, much bigger.”
Beautycounter creates safer, high-performing products for the whole family—the organization believes that no one should ever compromise their health in the name of beauty.
If you want to work for a company that’s totally shaking up the beauty industry, you’ve found your home at Beautycounter. “The Beautycounter brand is a force for change,” says the company’s founder and CEO, “Through both education and our unique direct retail model, we’re more than a beauty brand. We’re a movement.”
9. Knot Standard
Knot Standard is a custom-menswear company—allowing clients to meet in one-on-one appointments to create their own unique garments. Knot Standard makes fashion-forward custom clothing accessible to the masses—from suits, shirts, and pants to overcoats, rain jackets, and hoodie and jogger sets. Catering to the sophisticated man who is looking to attain a high-quality, fitted look, consumers can make their very own bespoke creations online or in one of Knot Standard’s eight global showrooms.
Some of the biggest and best companies get a start by identifying an underserved market—which is exactly how Knot Standard began. The company has been growing at a rapid pace, but still manages to maintain its beloved startup mentality. By celebrating successes and keeping everyone in the company inside the communication loop, employees are able to see the physical product their efforts produce—and stay motivated to keep pushing forward.
Zappos is an online shoe and clothing shop committed to making shopping quicker, easier, and more consumer-friendly.
More than 1,500 employees working with millions of products from over 1,000 footwear and apparel brands. That’s a lot of big numbers, right? And, believe it or not, Zappos is poised and ready to continue getting bigger. It’s exactly that eye toward the future that keeps Zappos on the steady up and up. “I love that Zappos has the initiative to try new things and be fearless,” adds employee Angela Gonzalez.
11. Fetch Robotics
Fetch Robotics is the pioneer of on-demand automation. Its FetchCore Cloud Robotics Platform provides the only autonomous mobile robot, or AMR, solution that deploys in hours versus days or weeks and addresses multiple applications—including material handling and data collection—with a common, unified, cloud-based platform. Fetch Robotics offers turnkey and extensible systems that find, track, and move anything from parts to pallets in warehouses, factories, and distribution centers.
Is there anything more innovative than robots? Probably not, and Fetch Robotics employees are literally building the future one nut and bolt at a time—turning the high-functioning robots imagined in science fiction into reality. As if that cutting edge mission wasn’t enough, the company’s collaborative environment and laidback atmosphere ensure that employees are happy, fulfilled, and excited to come to work.
Nextiva acquired its first customer in 2008—and the company has been exceeding expectations for cloud-based business solutions ever since. Today, the more than 500-strong team is still excited about revolutionizing business communications and simplifying UCaaS. That mission seems to be working, since the company is regularly recognized for its fast growth and exceptional workplace.
Since getting started in 2008, Nextiva has been on a steady incline. Today, the more than 500-strong team is still just as excited about revolutionizing business communications. That mission seems to be working, since the company is regularly recognized for its fast growth. Despite that, Nextiva makes a concerted effort to preserve the startup mentality employees love—regardless of how big the company gets.
Bizzabo is an award-winning all-in-one event success platform that helps organizers from around the globe create successful events. Bizzabo offers software that empowers organizers to build amazing websites, sell tickets, grow communities, go mobile, and maximize event experiences. With a vision to help create impactful events, Bizzabo is reaching millions of people nationwide.
Boasting an empowering leadership style and a team of employees that feel more like friends than co-workers, Bizzabo is changing the name of the game and making it easier for people to plan and organize impactful events—a mission that enables both the company and the team to keep on growing.
Synapse is a product development consultancy fueled by a mission to drive innovation for clients and introduce cutting-edge devices that positively impact consumers' lives. Synapse offers both the expertise and the services necessary to develop products that transform brands and accelerate advances in technology.
Innovation is at the core of everything Synapse does. In an industry that’s so cutting edge, the company recognizes the need to evolve as technology evolves and constantly challenge the status quo, which Synapse accomplishes through a hands-off leadership style and an environment that’s always open to new ideas. Put simply, employees believe that the possibilities—as well as Synapse’s future—are limitless.
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