It’s almost Valentine’s Day. But, if you ask us, this day doesn’t need to be only about romantic love. It should be about celebrating anything that makes you feel all warm, fuzzy, and heart-eyed.
Want your career to make it on that list? Well, we’ve rounded up 25 amazing companies that are sure to make you feel like you’ve been struck by Cupid’s arrow.
The icing on that heart-shaped cake? They’re all hiring right now.
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.
There’s no shortage of things to love about working for Philips. The flexible work policy, mentoring, and formal training keep employees happy—both inside the office and out. But, the best perk of all? Knowing that they’re making a difference. The work employees do every day contributes to the innovative health technologies and solutions that make an impact on billions of people every year.
2. Jackson Hewitt
Jackson Hewitt® is always seeking to improve its financial products, promotions, and partnerships so clients get more. Jackson Hewitt is an innovator with nearly 6,000 locations, and on a mission to change the face of the tax industry.
Jackson Hewitt knows that happy employees are innovative employees and works hard to show associates its support and appreciation. In addition to healthcare and 401K benefits, corporate employees enjoy perks like generous PTO and extra time off for employee appreciation days, an in-complex fitness center in Sarasota, casual dress codes, and office events like Snack Wednesdays, happy hours, and impromptu ice cream socials.
3. Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman helps do the work that matters. Whether the company is developing the next generation of cyber-secure technology or pioneering a new kind of information network, they're doing it as one team on a single mission of helping enhance global security.
Northrop Grumman is the type of company that pushes its people to pursue new training and higher education opportunities—regardless of where they currently are in their careers. There’s a professional development program for recent graduates, tons of Employee Resource Groups, leadership development activities, different courses, and plenty more to help employees continue their education and advance their careers.
Gartner is known as the world's leading research and advisory company with a presence in 100+ offices. But what exactly does that mean? Gartner's teams conduct research, then design products and services based on those objective insights to help clients make the right decisions and be successful. The focus is C-suite senior executives and their teams across the enterprise.
The Gartner team works hard, but they also know how to play hard. The company knows that its associates are the key to sustained business growth. So, each year, Gartner says thanks by throwing holiday parties and organizing other fun events, like Ice Cream Truck Day. Top-performing Sales Team members also earn incentive-based trips to exotic locations around the world.
5. Managed by Q
Managed by Q offers companies the ultimate platform for office management. The startup's technology makes it easy to run an office by providing cutting-edge tools for managing the workspace, as well as by connecting clients to trusted vendors for cleaning, maintenance, staffing, IT, and security services. Workplace teams use Managed by Q's software to track employee requests and vendor information, and they leverage the marketplace to communicate with service providers, request project quotes, schedule work, and pay for services all in one place—saving them valuable time and money.
In an effort to help associates continually learn and grow, Managed by Q created its own Q Academy. Through this program, individuals are encouraged to speak about their areas of expertise and teach skills to others. Not only does this help people learn, it also piques people’s interests about areas they might not have explored otherwise. The Academy even reaches out to partner vendors who are interested in learning and invites them to be a part of the program.
Online audiences are far from homogeneous, and Quantcast helps its clients take advantage of that through innovative technologies and large-scale data analyses. Started in 2006, Quantcast’s mission is to build the audience platform to radically simplify advertising on the open internet. With Quantcast's tools, clients can effectively monetize their digital media marketing spaces and tailor advertising to appeal to the preferences of individual users.
It’s tough to strike a balance between teamwork and individual ownership. But, Quantcast has mastered the art of collaboration—while still providing plenty of autonomy and encouraging individual employees to get creative. One of many examples of the Quancast spirit is the team's Creative Fridays tradition, where co-workers spend 30 minutes on a random, creative project to unwind and inspire out-of-the-box thinking.
7. Glaukos Corporation
Since its release of iStent®, a device that can help reduce eye pressure and may reduce reliance on glaucoma medications, Glaukos has pioneered Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, or MIGS, in order to revolutionize the traditional glaucoma treatment and management paradigm. Glaukos combines solid research, creative engineers, and a flexible management style to create products that improve the lives of patients on a global scale.
Glaukos employees work hard, but they also find time to bond with their co-workers over shared hobbies, like volunteering, woodturning, bowling, and hiking—and by going out to together for lunch or trivia night. These outside interests and experiences help co-workers get to know each other better, which strengthens the team.
8. R2C Group
R2C Group transcends what’s possible from a typical advertising agency by focusing on Transactional Brand Building—they don’t separate branding from selling, instead doing both simultaneously. They bring the entire creative strategy to life using innovate analytics to optimize and fine-tune to ensure every campaign is a smashing success. The agency's pioneering approach to marketing is a one-of-a-kind experience for clients and employees.
R2C Group proves going against the grain is a great strategy for business and their culture. The agency—run by a cast of accomplished female leaders—thrives on an intense entrepreneurial spirit seen at all levels of the organization. From the beginning, the founders wanted to create a new kind of agency, one focused on Transactional Brand Building. This shared enthusiasm and high regard for relationships makes for a unique, high-performance team.
GSK dedicates itself to creating a healthier population the whole world over by researching and developing a broad range of innovative products in pharmaceutical, vaccine, and consumer healthcare arenas. The company boasts commercial operations in more than 150 countries, as well as 89 manufacturing sites and R&D centers in the UK, US, and Belgium.
At GSK, management aims to support, mentor, and personally develop every employee. Relationships are established as soon as a new employee joins the team, and each person finds 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—as well as happier, healthier employees.
10. Consumer Reports
Every day, in every job, the team at CR makes a difference for consumers and society. Whether by testing products in its labs or cars on the track, exposing scams through fearless investigations, or advocating for policies that serve and protect consumers' interests, CR makes an impact on people's lives. A trusted independent voice the public can rely on, Consumer Reports continues its tradition of service using the tools of the 21st century—cutting-edge digital technology, sophisticated analytics, and an evidence-based approach to decision-making.
Every employee at Consumer Reports knows that their work helps consumers make smarter choices and build a better world. That’s important work. So, when they need to reset or recharge, CR offers plenty of ways for them to do just that—including gym reimbursements, and an on-site wellness center and cafeteria where they can grab some delicious eats to refuel.
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 makes it a priority to further the careers of the people it employs. New hires are matched with mentors who can help them navigate their new positions and go far within the company. And, continuing education is another way the company goes about growing itself and its teams from within. Each year, individuals are offered a learning stipend for approved platforms, from courses and certifications to conference attendance and travel costs.
12. Outdoor Voices
By eliminating the pressure to perform, Outdoor Voices is building a community of exercisers who approach activity with ease, humor, and delight—and designing the highest quality apparel to support daily recreation.
The company's mission is to get more people moving on a daily basis, and redefine recreation as part of everyday life. From walk-and-talk meetings—taking a few laps around the block instead of sitting at desks—or playing a round of knockout basketball to change the chemistry and get the creative juices flowing, Outdoor Voices believes activity should be social and fun.
Hi. We’re Trustpilot. The world’s most powerful review platform–free and open to all. We’re on a mission to upgrade the world by bringing businesses and people closer together to create ever-improving experiences for everyone. We do it because we believe people want to shape their world for the better–both for themselves and each other.
Because the business is built on the foundation of honest feedback, everyone working at Trustpilot embodies the values of caring, integrity, and trust. Team members are always bouncing ideas off of each other in order to find the best way forward. In return, the company trusts its employees to experiment with trial and error—because they believe that making mistakes is one of the best ways to learn and improve.
14. Marsh & McLennan Companies
Marsh & McLennan Companies are four organizations that share a purpose—helping clients meet challenges and seize opportunities. As a unique professional services firm, Marsh & McLennan Companies boasts a global network of 60,000 experts in risk strategy, helping complex organizations manage risks and make the most of their opportunities, their capital, and their people.
Employee engagement, strong office leadership, a relaxed environment, and lots of support for colleagues are all pillars of this organization. The Veterans’ Resource Group is one program that supports veterans through monthly discussions and events. The group fosters community and looks to remedy the challenges veterans might face through a comprehensive set of resources.
15. Plato Learning
Plato Learning is dedicated to providing children with unique, fun, and engaging literary-based summer camps and programs. Plato Learning strives to foster a love of reading, creating a world of imagination in which the story is as important as the storyteller. Its programs are brought to life by its growing staff of program directors, camp counselors, teaching artists, and interns who bring a variety of exciting gifts—whether it be in the fine arts, music, theater, or even science and technology.
A typical work day at Plato Learning is one focused on growth and collaboration—the team is constantly innovating. Every day, the team works together to improve and create new and exciting ideas that push the company forward. Plato Learning's relaxed atmosphere and diverse, excellent staff foster an environment which focuses on creativity and offers a truly unique work experience.
Zynga aims to connect people through social gaming experiences, and is known for developing some of the world's most popular programs. From FarmVille, Zynga Poker, and Words With Friends to Hit it Rich! and CSR Racing, the company’s creations are played by millions of people around the world each and every day. As mobile and web gaming surpass even email in terms of time spent online, Zynga is poised to take over the industry. Incredible opportunities are available in the group’s U.S., Canada, U.K., and India offices.
Employees at Zynga always need to be creatively energized—and coffee certainly helps. With a culinary team that crafts gourmet meals all day and on-site cafés boasting the best coffee drinks, employees are always fueled up. When they need to refocus, employees can head downstairs to the full-facility gym, with acupuncturists, trainers, and masseurs—or take the short walk to Zynga’s suite at the Giants Stadium.
17. Good Apple
Good Apple is a nimble, boutique media agency focused on targeted digital media planning and buying in the independent media marketplace. By establishing deep publisher relationships with clients, the company is able to create innovative and efficient campaigns that integrate analytics, improve results, and draw in the audiences most likely to engage with client brands.
According to team members, since Good Apple Digital is still a boutique media agency, employees have the unique opportunity to show off their individual talents and have them noticed by their managers. As opposed to other offices—where people might wait two or more years to be promoted—the company bases a Good Apple’s growth on merit and performance, rather than time.
KnowBe4 is the world’s largest integrated Security Awareness Training and Simulated Phishing platform. Realizing that the human element of information security was being seriously neglected, KnowBe4 was created to help organizations manage the problem of social engineering through a comprehensive new school awareness training approach.
KnowBe4 isn’t just a place to land a job—it’s a place to grow a career. The company gives its employees a lot of tools and support to succeed. For those who are eager to develop, KnowBe4 offers management skills training and bonuses for employees who get certifications—and over 200 employees have been promoted internally within the last year.
19. Leesa Sleep
Leesa Sleep is a direct-to-consumer e-commerce company relentless in their pursuit of better rest. The brand was named one of the Top 20 Startups to Watch by Forbes magazine and has completely innovated the mattress industry by offering consumers premium sleep products that can be picked out and purchased online, compressed in a box, and delivered directly to front doors across the country.
There’s a lot that’s rewarding about working at Leesa—including the company’s commitment to doing good. From day one, the company pledged to donate one mattress for every mattress sold and has donated more than 30,000 mattresses to date. Today, Leesa not only delivers mattresses to more than 1,000 nonprofits, but it also plants a tree for every single sale.
20. World 50
World 50 is the premier resource for senior executives from globally respected organizations to privately and candidly share ideas, solutions, and collaborative discovery. The World 50 community represents over 1,200 senior executives from 600 globally respected companies across six continents. Founded in 2004, World 50 accelerates the success of its members and their organizations. Membership provides unparalleled access to world-class gatherings and year-round peer-to-peer and team-to-team collaboration, delivering insights found nowhere else.
With “Smile More” as one of the company’s core values, fun is built into the World 50 culture, and it shows in all of the office events. From chili cook-off competitions to sharing beers on tap in the office hub, co-workers enjoy spending time with each, both in and outside of work. The company prioritizes learning and innovation as well, as evidenced by the annual internal summit where associates and special guests exchange ideas.
21. Leyard and Planar
Leyard and Planar are global leaders in display and digital signage technology, providing premier solutions for the world’s most demanding environments. The Leyard Group of companies and brands, which includes Planar Systems, is comprised of displays, entertainment, and lighting system solutions. Since 1983 the company has been a leader in digital display technology, developing and providing innovative products for a wide variety of clients. Its history contains many industry firsts.
Learn more on Leyard and Planar's YouTube Page.
Leyard and Planar foster a collaborative office culture in which team members work together to accomplish their shared objectives. In addition to being a global leader in technological innovations, the company strives to provide employees with a family-friendly work environment that’s conducive to positive relationships with co-workers, plenty of growth and learning, and a healthy work-life balance.
HelloSign believes that the way business gets done today is broken. That’s why the company is dedicated to simplifying work for everyone—from small startups to large enterprise companies. Millions of individuals and over 80,000 companies worldwide trust the HelloSign platform—which includes eSignature, digital workflow and eFax solutions—to automate and manage their most important business transactions.
According to team members, there’s a lot to look forward to when you work at HelloSign. In addition to a fully stocked kitchen, there are catered lunches every Friday where staff can relax and get to know each other better, there are rousing games of ping-pong for a fun work break, and unlimited paid time off.
A global professional services company with approximately 442,000 employees, Accenture helps develop and implement technology solutions to improve clients’ productivity and efficiency in order to be successful. With a continually trained talent pool and an ability to provide for all kinds of challenges—from abstract strategy to concrete technical problems—it’s no wonder Accenture continues to thrive.
From the very beginning, Accenture likes to give junior employees opportunities to lead teams, attend client meetings, and voice their viewpoints. With such responsibility, new employees are able to gain confidence in their abilities, hone their skills, and develop their leadership potential right away. In addition, Accenture encourages mentorship and offers continuous training opportunities for its employees.
24. Blizzard Entertainment
Founded in 1991 by three graduates of UCLA, Blizzard Entertainment has evolved over the years to become one of the most recognizable and respected names in gaming. With over 4,700 employees worldwide, Blizzard continues to redefine the industry—from pioneering esports and improving AAA franchises to creating all-new titles for players of all interests. Based on a culture of individuality, creativity, and growth, Blizzard Entertainment is an excellent place to build a career in entertainment.
Blizzard is a company that truly welcomes the spirit of individuality within a community of inclusivity. It’s a place where every voice matters and where employees are encouraged to embrace their inner geek, where people of any background—with all sorts of niche interests—are all united by a common passion for creating epic entertainment experiences.
Mastercard operates one of the world’s fastest payment processing networks, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments, and businesses in hundreds of countries around the world. The company’s products and solutions aim to make everyday activities such as shopping, traveling, running a business, and managing finances easy, secure, and efficient for everyone.
Mastercard is a fast-paced work space that is constantly taking on new challenges. In such an atmosphere, it’s important that employees are self-starters and extremely motivated. Managers purposely search for associates who won’t require constant supervision, even though leadership always remains available for support and assistance.
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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