Can you feel it? The leaves are getting ready to turn, the air is a little crisper, and you’re full of anticipation for pumpkin-scented everything.
We love autumn. But, the season isn’t the only thing that deserves a fresh start. If you’ve been itching for a change of pace yourself, now is the perfect time to hunt for a brand new gig.
Check out these 22 awesome companies that are all hiring now and prepare to turn over a new leaf in your career.
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through its family of apps and services, Facebook is building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and brings people closer together. Whether creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Its global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways.
Facebook deeply invests in the professional advancement and well being of its people. In addition to receiving career guidance and quality training, employees have the flexibility to set personalized work schedules—measuring progress by impact not hours. The company also strongly values diversity and offers a variety of Facebook Resource Groups that connect Facebookers who share similar values.
T-Mobile is a place for collaboration, creativity and fast-paced change. As the Un-carrier, and America's most loved wireless company, their 50,000 plus customer-obsessed team members are united in their mission to build the future of technology and change wireless for good.
T-Mobile prides itself on offering extensive benefits to its employees and their loved ones. Health insurance is available to both full and part-time employees, their families, and even their pets. Employees also love the annual stock grants, tuition assistance, generous paid time off, and financial aid for child care, adoption, and surrogacy. Add in the culture focused on professional growth and development, and employees always feel supported and encouraged.
Founded in 2012, Peloton is committed to creating a cutting-edge and engaging fitness experience that makes working out at home a viable and inspiring option. Through its combination of live-streaming studio fitness content and the most technologically advanced, socially connected indoor fitness equipment, Peloton offers a variety of live and on-demand workouts led by elite NYC instructors to bring the rush of group fitness right into their members’ homes.
Peloton is committed to keeping members first above all else, and the company leaves no stone unturned when it comes to ensuring the wellness of its employees—offering a wide range of benefits to assist with professional and personal development both inside and outside the office, such as programs for tuition reimbursement and even student loan assistance.
As the name suggests, Synaptics, a portmanteau of synapse and electronics, was originally founded by scientists interested in utilizing neural networks in technological devices. Pivoting into human-interface devices with the development of the first touch-pad in 1992, Synaptics now encompasses over 1,600 patents, 1,700 employees, and a $1.7 billion market-value.
Synaptics has the distinction of being a global company that maintains excellent transparency and internal communication practices across all of its offices. Bureaucracy is minimal, and managers always have their doors open so that employees can get in touch with them at any time. Everyone at the company is encouraged to come up with new ideas in their work, and events like the Hackathon give workers a stage to present their ideas at a corporate level.
Frontpoint is a security-first, smart home technology company set on changing the way the industry makes families feel safe. The company’s elegant, intuitive products and best-in-class services revolutionize the way customers are able to interact with their homes, while instilling confidence that they are protected. Frontpoint is committed to putting customers first by creating great experiences and providing home security that is simple, safe, and smart.
In everything Frontpoint does, there’s a sense of purpose and urgency to protect customers' homes and families while positively impacting the community. It’s an attitude the company continually exhibits—whether it's by staying ahead of industry trends, recognizing employees at its annual Winter Bash, celebrating the company ethos during the annual Core Values Week, or partnering with a local charity for a food drive.
CSAA Insurance Group is one of the top personal lines property and casualty insurance groups in the United States, offering automobile, homeowners, and other lines of insurance to AAA Members through partnerships with AAA clubs in 23 states and Washington, DC. A coast-to-coast organization serving nearly 17 million AAA members, the company aspires to be the number one insurer across the many markets it serves.
Want perks? Well, look no further than CSAA Insurance Group, where employees enjoy all kinds of exciting job perks. Every person receives an extra 24 hours of paid time off to volunteer with an organization of their choice, tuition reimbursement programs are available for all, substantial 6% dollar for dollar 401K match, benefits coverage for domestic partners, and the company runs an award winning wellness program.
Encore Event Technologies is a leading provider of unique, creative, and innovative in-house audiovisual services for hotels, conference centers, and resorts globally. Encore focuses on creating completely customized experiences designed around the specific aesthetic of each client, ultimately taking visions and turning them into amazing realities.
Not only does Encore have some of the best people in the event industry, but the company works with some of the world’s biggest businesses and hotel brands. Team members also get to work with the best technology. But, none of that matters without an environment where team members work with and support each other, share successes, and partner with each other to make every client interaction, and every day, a great one.
Since 1969, MBI Inc. has been bringing consumers around the world collectible books, jewelry, coins, and Danbury Mint products through tried-and-true direct response marketing techniques. The company specializes in keeping up with—and setting—industry trends and demands by offering an ever-changing line of merchandise through print, digital, and social media.
MBI Inc.’s office boasts an open-door policy. It’s never necessary to set up meetings to speak with managers or executives, nor is it required to go through elaborate processes to implement new ideas and procedures. Everyone in the office is open and receptive to discussing problems, solutions, and changes.
9. World First
WorldFirst originated in London in 2004, but it now has a truly international footprint. It’s a market-leading international payments company helping individuals and businesses manage cross-border payments quickly, securely, and transparently. Of course, that impressive reach isn’t just because of the industry itself—it’s due to the company’s commitment to put clients first while fostering an environment that makes people happy to come to work.
Finance isn’t usually an industry that gets people excited—unless they work at WorldFirst. The company breaks industry norms by ditching stark corporate structures and business suits in favor of a casual atmosphere with accessible leadership. From the outside looking in, WorldFirst’s team is a tight-knit group of diverse employees who trust each other and have fun—whether it’s when they’re handling numbers or enjoying one of their regular happy hours.
Applicants interviewing at Smashbox HQ should check out the “Love Wall” on the side of the building. Painted by street artist Curtis Kulig, it’s Instagram gold—and also a great illustration of the company's culture. The team is comprised of passionate, creative people who believe everyone should have a voice. The company is growing fast, which means it’s also a work in progress—and they're looking for people to help them improve and excel.
Smashbox empowers its team members. In addition to assuming ownership over projects, team members also get ample opportunities to gain new expertise—and if they need support, management listens. Mentorship and collaboration have always been a big part of the company culture, which makes taking risks for bigger rewards truly feasible.
11. VSA Partners
Design is not only a craft, but a tool for achieving business objectives—and VSA Partners is a master of both. The design-driven agency works across branding, design, and marketing to create unified customer experiences. The creative, strategic team offers end-to-end capabilities with pristine execution—and targeted results that help clients meet their business goals.
VSA Partners builds an authentic work environment for all employees. With a genuine respect and care for each person and a commitment to professional development, staff are able to produce outstanding work while also having fun. From sharing laughs over lunch breaks to more organized Olympics-themed competitions, employees at VSA Partners know that the key to a successful business is a happy working environment.
PGAV Destinations designs attractions, exhibits, and experiences that enrich lives. Using intuition, intellect, and imagination, PGAV Destinations help clients create enduring memories in the minds of their guests. PGAV is recognized as the leading master planner and designer of theme parks, zoos, museums, aquariums, heritages sites, destination retail, and brand-based celebrations.
PGAV Destination’s culture focuses on empowering and celebrating employees through professional and personal development programs. One initiative, PGAV Go, lets employees receive a stipend to do whatever they want for their professional growth, such as taking classes, traveling, or learning a new instrument. PGAVia is another popular program in which employees volunteer in community engagement initiatives.
Nectar was founded by PR veterans with the aim of creating a firm that places an emphasis on developing meaningful and lasting relationships directly with clients—the CEOs and internal teams. Focused on serving B2B and enterprise technology firms, Nectar is growing to meet the needs of a world where every company is a technology company.
From a congratulatory cupcake for ninth-day new hires to the “four weeks after four years” sabbatical—with complimentary cash for travel and fun—employees at Nectar know that their hard work is well appreciated. With weekly team-lunches and fun events, like the annual bowling tournament, employees bond with each other and rest easy with a trust-based, unlimited vacation policy.
Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management—or DKM—platform. Yext’s mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health Care use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
Yext boasts two big continuing education opportunities right inside its office. The company not only hosts acceleration courses and sequel skill programs but also offers any interested employees the chance to teach whichever subjects they are interested in, ultimately helping people build better career portfolios for their professional futures. And when it’s time to blow off some steam? Karaoke is a top choice.
iVision is a team of creators, planners, and innovators who aim to "Engineer the Future Today"®. These risk-takers are pushing technological boundaries from where they are to where they can be, embracing all sorts of technical challenges. iVision is reshaping technology integration and management.
At iVision, the team lives by a set of core values—passion, integrity, rigor, respect, focus, accountability, and humility. These terms define the company culture and feed the entrepreneurial spirit. Some perks of working in such a positive environment? High-performing colleagues are recognized for their Epic Moments, successes are celebrated with social events, and technical sessions and training events fuel curiosity and growth.
CarGurus believes a transparent car shopping experience is better for shoppers and sellers alike, and more than 20 million unique monthly visitors to the site and mobile app agree. Headquartered outside Boston, CarGurus blends the feel of a startup with proven business acumen and sustainable growth. The team’s passion for data drives new product development and engineering breakthroughs.
Many employees consider the management style of CarGurus a breath of fresh air because it falls outside of the typical “corporate” mold. It’s supportive, readily available, and hands-on. Senior management is open and accessible, and trusts employees to do their best without micromanagement. The flexibility and personal investment from employees fosters a community atmosphere—and the catered lunches and lively games of foosball and ping-pong certainly don’t hurt.
18. QSC, LLC
QSC is an internationally-recognized brand, manufacturing and designing cutting-edge audio, video, and networking solutions. From digital systems to amplifiers, QSC delivers a wide range of durable and reliable equipment and applications for portable, production, corporate, and cinema events—giving audiences everywhere unforgettable experiences.
QSC firmly believes that working hard and having fun should go hand in hand—so much so that it’s one of the company’s core values. The collaborative and non-hierarchal culture means that great work gets accomplished. But, employees can also look forward to many memorable events, like Mardi Gras celebrations, cultural diversity picnics, and dunk tank games throughout the year, as well as Ugly Sweater Day, a Super Bowl potluck, and music jamming sessions.
Operating from offices in Tel Aviv, Los Angeles, London, Bangkok, New Delhi, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, and Istanbul, Taboola is undoubtedly one of the world’s largest online discovery platforms. By partnering with publishers, marketers, and advertising agencies around the globe, the company increases user retention for client sites, effectively monetizing traffic and distributing quality content to targeted audiences.
Taboola is all about helping its employees find the correct career path and promoting internal exploration of any roles that team members might find interesting. The company trains each person cross-functionally so that everyone has an idea of what each job in the organization entails—not only to see if they find the field interesting, but also to give them a better understanding of their colleagues’ everyday work.
Since 1987, LCS has been developing and delivering business-critical software technologies to clients all around the World. The company not only creates one of the real estate industry's top property management and accounting software solutions, but also offers feature-rich business telephone systems and enterprise-level data-hosting programs.
LCS strives to ensure that monotony never settles over its office space. Management is always available to listen to employees’ awesome ideas. And, the company frequently plans random fun treats and events that have included everything from food truck lunches and mid-day carnivals to group baseball game outings and employee appreciation days with free t-shirts and tons of donuts.
The experienced experts who work at Optima Tax Relief assist clients who have difficulties making IRS or state tax payments. The company specializes in cases where wage garnishments, bank levies, and liens are involved, using a unique two-phase approach that provides people with unparalleled clarity, control, and results as they proceed towards resolving their tax issues. It's no surprise Optima's been named to Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies” list four years in a row!
Leadership at Optima Tax Relief realizes how important it is for employees to enjoy their jobs. Managers know that when people feel respected and recognized for their hard work and contributions, the level of care and commitment to excellence at work will continue to rise. That’s why the company practices an appreciative approach to relationships—and why it's won multiple “Best Places to Work” awards from the Orange County Business Journal and the Orange County Register.
Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.
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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