What do you want to get out of your career? A paycheck, definitely. But, what else?

If you find yourself saying things like “fulfillment” or “a greater sense of purpose,” you’re going to love this list.

We’ve pulled together 20 companies that are awesome places to work and are also hiring right now. And, the best part? They’ll give you the opportunity to walk out of the office each day feeling like you made a valuable contribution to something important.

1. Clearlink

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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.

Many teams use culture as a selling point, but Clearlink considers it essential to the entire business strategy and success of the company. Excellent perks help—but it’s the deeper, more meaningful experiences that demonstrate how dedicated decision-makers are to the people. When it comes to health, learning, and making lasting memories, Clearlink leaves no stone unturned.

2. Gap Inc.

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Working at Gap Inc.

Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea—to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands—Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix. Gap's clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.

Employees at Gap Inc. take customer service seriously. “At the end of the day, it's really about the success of your clients, because that's what gives your job meaning,” says a Gap Inc. Senior Account Executive II. But, the company also believes in serving the community. With tons of cool volunteering opportunities and initiatives at Gap Inc., employees have the chance to become influential community leaders as they work for positive change and grow within the company.

3. Exact Sciences

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Exact Sciences employees use their expertise and determination to help change lives by working to detect cancer earlier. Through products like Cologuard, Exact Sciences is striving to become a leader in early detection.

If it’s a rewarding mission that you’re after, you’ll feel right at home at Exact Sciences. Starting with colorectal cancer, everyone at Exact Sciences is committed to playing a pivotal role in the fight against cancer. Members of the organization, regardless of their position as manager or employee, take care to keep this mission at the heart of everything they do—and conduct their work with intelligence, humility, and compassion.

4. Medidata

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Medidata engineers analytic software that offers unrivaled therapy development expertise to pharmaceutical companies, biotech groups, medical device firms, academic medical centers, and contract research organizations around the world. With offices in the United States, Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, Medidata provides global opportunities for patients, physicians, and life science professionals to collaborate on projects that result in smarter, more precise treatment and care.

Medidata is helping save lives. No, really. By automating data collection required to successfully comply with FDA standards for new drug approvals, Medidata expedites the delivery of life-saving treatments to patients who need them. Apply now to join these superheroes.

5. Facebook

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Facebook connects billions of people around the world, giving them ways to share what matters most to them. People who work at Facebook are builders at heart, whether they're creating new products or making tools so a business can expand its reach. Facebook's global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to connect in meaningful ways.

With a mission of making the world more open, Facebook has been critical in changing how people communicate, designing products and delivering services that create a more human world. The company’s team members are incredibly connected to that mission. “As employees, we all feel like we own and affect all the experiences at Facebook,” adds Peter Cottle, Software Engineer.

6. Stantec

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The Stantec community unites 22,000 employees in over 400 locations across six continents. Employees collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring buildings, energy, and resource, environmental, water, and infrastructure projects to life. Beginning at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships, the company's engineers, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, surveyors, environmental scientists, construction managers, project managers, and project economists are involved—from initial project concept and planning through design construction, commissioning, maintenance, decommissioning, and remediation.

Stantec commits itself to the communities in which it works, ultimately leaving a lasting impact on both people and the planet. And, while the company works to build a better world, employees are also encouraged to give back on an individual basis. Team members participate in everything from student mentoring through STEM programs to raising resources for disaster relief efforts around the world.

7. Epsilon

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After scoping out a brand’s ideal audience and creating messages to engage those customers, Epsilon helps connect with them for long-term business—with a sense of loyalty to match. The global marketing company factors in relevant data, technology solutions, and creative services to be an all-encompassing marketing shop that leads the way in successful modern marketing.

Epsilon employees thrive under an open management style that blends one-on-one check-ins with free reign across daily duties. The combination of end-goal instructions with flexible middle ground allows employees to learn faster and feel the satisfaction of their accomplishments. The result? A company filled with go-getters and leaders who aren’t afraid to try new routes.

8. Checkr

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Checkr aims to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. The company therefore provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, with a philanthropic focus on assisting individuals with prior criminal histories make a second start through gainful employment. To date, more than 10,000 businesses trust Checkr for their background screenings.

Checkr’s mission is to “build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past.” The company was founded in reaction to an awareness around the discrimination prevalent in the background check industry. Checkr aims to eliminate bias in background reporting, especially concerning individuals with criminal histories. Talk about finding a job where you know you’re making a real difference!

9. AT&T

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AT&T is a world leader in communications and technology, redefining how we engage with media. AT&T continues inventing new ways to deliver entertainment that drives emotional connections and unites people. It's AT&T's mission to bring tomorrow's technology, today. 5G, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and more will play a role in making that experience possible. What ties it all together? Their people. With locations across the US and around the globe, come see what's available in your area.

From seeing women in high-ranking executive positions to the satisfaction and security that comes along with working for a household-name, employees at AT&T find plenty of reasons to be fulfilled by their work. “It’s a real sense of pride and accomplishment when you work for a company like AT&T that you see branded everywhere and everyone knows about,” says Allison Hawks, Sr. Specialist, Tech Development Program.

10. TransUnion

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Working at TransUnion

More than a mere credit reporting agency, TransUnion also offers sophisticated data information regarding global risks in order to assist clients in making important business decisions. The organization is committed to providing the most complete and multidimensional information available to more than 500 million customers, at 45,000 companies, in 33 countries around the world.

TransUnion employees take the company’s mission seriously and every single team member feels fulfilled by the notion that they’re making a significant difference in the lives of consumers. “We want to make sure consumers are getting all the information they need to get their financial goals in order,” says Lauren D’Auria, Vice President, Sales.

11. Tradeweb

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A first mover and market leader in electronic fixed income trading, Tradeweb facilitates trading in rates, credit, equities and money markets for more than 2,500 clients in 60+ countries. Tradeweb combines domain expertise, proprietary technology and a vast network of clients to deliver better price discovery, order execution and trade workflows. As an ideas and solutions company which values innovation, Tradeweb is always looking for new ways to create efficiencies that improve clients' performance and platform experience.

The congenial, community-minded atmosphere at Tradeweb reflects the company's commitment to teamwork, which is one of the company's core values. The social environment at the office leads to volunteer activities and team outings, creating greater opportunities to bond and build camaraderie with co-workers.

12. Avanade

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Working at Avanade

Avanade delivers innovative digital and cloud-based services, business solutions, and design-led experiences through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Its people are able to combine their industry expertise and bold, fresh thinking with top technologies to help fuel transformation and growth for both clients and customers. Avanade currently connects 30,000 people across 24 countries.

While there are plenty of perks and opportunities for growth and development in the Avanade office, the thing that employees appreciate most is the opportunity to use their skills to push the whole industry forward. “Technology is becoming more and more interesting, and that means there’s a lot of room to be really innovative and work on some ground-breaking projects,” says Avanade’s Manager, Experience Design.

13. Philips

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Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and well-being. For over 125 years, Philips has leveraged advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. The company is a leader in consumer health, home care, diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring, and health informatics. Philips employs over 17,000 employees across 50 offices in North America, all working to help create a healthier society.

As you might guess, a focus on improving people’s health and well-being is rewarding for all of Philips’ employees. Beyond that, team members love that—despite the fact that Philips is a large company—it has the soul of the small one. The organization places a huge emphasis on the importance of culture, even going so far as to establish a Cultural Change Group, which is constantly looking for new ways to improve the office environment.

14. First Look Media

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Working at First Look Media

First Look Media is a combination of entertainment and journalism—uniquely structured as a hybrid for-profit commercial business and a non-profit operation, both with the shared goal of influencing culture and society through stories of consequence.

By cultivating both emerging and established voices, the team at First Look Media uncovers and delivers compelling content to further the company’s vision of supporting independent storytelling. And, that’s a mission that all employees feel strongly about. “I love what First Look Media stands for. I was excited to join a company that had a mission and mantra to support independent creators,” shares Nicolas Borenstein, Director of Scripted Programming and Content.

15. Esri

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Esri is the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) software development and believes The Science of Where™ can transform society by unlocking data’s full potential in every organization.

Esri’s mission is to help its customers make the world work better—a mission that the company’s team members take an immense amount of pride in. “From running cities to managing fire departments, our maps are truly built to help run the world more efficiently. I’m excited to be part of that creative process,” says Cassidy Bishop, Digital Strategist.

16. Guidepoint

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Guidepoint is the expert in finding expertise. They connect institutional investors, corporate clients, and large consulting firms with industry experts for all of their research needs. The company offers young professionals a space to grow their careers in a fast-paced environment and learn about cutting-edge industries. Guidepoint itself is experiencing an exciting growth spurt and is avidly looking for new talent to join its ranks—the teams at each of its offices are tight-knit, positive crews who look forward to driving the company forward with equally hardworking new professionals.

Guidepoint is a place that welcomes the curious, motivated, and critical thinkers—from established professionals to fresh graduates. At Guidepoint, talent is nurtured, and there are countless opportunities to explore and learn—with HR and management guiding employees towards areas that they’re passionate about. Empowering mobility, both upwards and laterally, the company is a place of dynamic growth that values driven self-starters.

17. Sinclair Broadcast Group

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As one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the industry, Sinclair Broadcast Group connects people to content everywhere. With over 80 locations nationwide, Sinclair has affiliations with all of TV’s major networks and has a hand in owning, operating, and providing sales services for more television stations than any other company, in addition to being the leading local news provider in the country.

You can admit it: Climbing the ladder provides an awesome sense of purpose at work. Sinclair Broadcast Group recognizes this and makes professional growth a cornerstone of the culture by investing in talent coaches and development courses that help the already-impressive team reach their full professional potential. The company is committed to the growth and career path of each employee and has a proven track record of internal promotion.

18. Dropbox

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At Dropbox, people collaborate in small, fluid teams with the autonomy to solve audacious technical challenges and create products that simplify the way people work together. “Everyone at Dropbox has a very high sense of ownership and accountability,” says Clayton January on the Channel Sales team in Austin.”Everyone keeps up their end of the bargain and you can also trust they are aiming higher and pushing the limits.”

Whether it’s helping scientists share data to find cures for complex diseases, bringing designers and marketers together to create sales campaigns, or filmmakers working on a rough cut, Dropbox is the glue that ties together creators and innovators around the world. With a network of 3.3 billion sharing connections and over a billion files saved every day on Dropbox, your potential for impact is huge.

19. City of Hope

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Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 50 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. The organization's role as a leader in patient care, basic and clinical research, and the translation of science into tangible benefit is widely acknowledged. Every discovery City of Hope makes—and every new treatment it creates—gives people the chance to live longer, better, and more fully.

For City of Hope employees, professional work is very personal. Being part of a movement to help find cures for patients means making a significant difference in people’s lives—or even family members’ health. Everyone—from researchers to IT Teams advancing health projects indirectly to nursing staff caring for patients directly—sees the life-changing value in City of Hope’s meaningful work.

20. WW

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WW is a global wellness company and the world’s leading commercial weight management program. It inspires millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through its engaging digital experience and face-to-face group meetings, members follow a livable and sustainable program that encompasses healthy eating, physical activity, and positive mindset. With more than five decades of experience in building communities and a deep expertise in behavioral science, WW aims to deliver wellness for all.

WW's services help millions of people around the world lose weight. And in addition to helping others, WW helps their employees advance in their careers. The Leadership Team works personally with each employee to create Individual Development Plans that encourage future career growth by identifying skill sets within and beyond an employee’s current field of discipline.

21. Vanguard

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Vanguard is changing the way the world invests. Because when you invest with courage, clarity, and care, you have the chance to get so much more in return. Vanguard invests with purpose–and that’s how they’ve become a global market leader. They grow by doing the right thing for the people they serve. They want to make success accessible to everyone. This is your opportunity, and Vanguard wants to help you make it count.

“Vanguard’s mission is to take a stand for all clients and give them the best chance for investment success,” says Brokerage Investment Specialist, Claire Olshin. And since Vanguard is client owned, the company is managed in the sole interest of its investors, which helps them achieve success.

22. CapTech

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CapTech is a national technology and management consulting firm that partners with some of the world's most successful companies to design, develop, and manage technical and digital solutions that delight customers, drive insights, and meet strategic objectives. CapTech has a passion for driving innovation and growth for its clients. Its collaborative approach delivers custom solutions that maximize the impact of client investments.

CapTech’s collaborative approach helps organizations grow their businesses, engage with customers, and turn data into powerful insights by offering custom solutions to maximize the impact of client investments. This hands-on approach fosters a trusting relationship with clients—it’s one of the reasons CapTech is continuously on the Inc. 500/5000 list.

23. Kendra Scott

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Founded on family, fashion, and philanthropy, Kendra Scott believes that its employees and customers are the heart and soul of its brand and that giving back is the truest form of success. Kendra Scott's culture puts family first, constantly pushes the boundaries of fashion and design, and authentically values giving back and making a difference in the community. Those three pillars have become the foundation of its culture, and are what set the company apart. Kendra Scott offers an array of career opportunities at its Austin HQ as well as retail locations across the country.

Kendra Scott is a brand built on philanthropy. This is reflected by its policy that gives employees paid time off specifically to volunteer. In addition, the company goes beyond these individual employee contributions and hosts regular campaigns to donate profits to organizations that share the brand’s values.

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Updated 7/1/2021