We spend a lot of time at work. Seriously. A majority of our adult lives. So shouldn't work at least be enjoyable?
Whether it's making an impact, office perks, location, or benefits, we all need some aspects of our jobs to bring us joy. But, if you don't feel like you're getting that from your current job, don't fret. We've rounded up 30 of the greatest companies to work for this year, and they're all hiring right now.
So whether you're looking for great management, flexibility, or a collaborative atmosphere, we've got you covered. Read on, and find a company that'll make work feel like (more) fun!
1. 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. “Working at Blizzard is exciting—it’s such a fantastic company. They truly treat people like people instead of resources, and really inspire us to do our best each day,” notes Software Engineer, Megan Chang.
3. Tory Burch
Launched in February 2004 with a boutique in New York City, Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand encompassing ready-to-wear clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home, and fragrance. Today, Tory Burch is a global business with a presence in in more than 50 countries.
Tory Burch values kindness and respect. And those values foster an inclusive and welcoming culture. The company is all about creating a collaborative environment where people can do great work and have great relationships at the same time.
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.
Looking to make an impact? Synaptics is too. “At Synaptics, we have so many smart people who are motivated, talented, and want to win for the right reasons. If you look at the types of products that we’ve made in the past and how we’ve been swinging above our weight for a long time, it’s clear we have a really big chance to continue making a huge impact on the world,” says Director of Corporate Development, Fred Caldwell.
The customer journey starts with a question. And consumers expect answers. Yext puts businesses in control of their facts online with brand-verified answers in search. By serving accurate, consistent, brand-verified answers to consumer questions, Yext delivers authoritative information straight from the source—the business itself—no matter where or how customers are searching. Taco Bell, Marriott, Jaguar Land Rover, and businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent and drive digital discovery, engagement, and revenue, all from a single source of truth. Yext’s mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere.
Yext takes the personal and professional growth of its employees seriously. Leadership is all about placing trust in its employees—offering interested team members big opportunities to take on new challenges and advance their own careers. Employees are able to showcase their unique skill sets and achieve professional growth at their own rate.
7. CSAA Insurance Group
CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, creates AAA Members for life by fulfilling its promise to be there when members are in need. It’s one of the top personal lines property and casualty insurance groups in the United States, offering automobile, homeowners, and other lines of insurance to over 17 million people. CSAA Insurance Group employees are deeply committed to exceptional customer service. Frontline claims and service insurance professionals dedicate their careers to helping AAA Members with caring and personal service. During catastrophes—from devastating wildfires to severe storms across the nation—employees from every department get involved.
Employees at CSAA Insurance Group love all the perks the company offers. 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, and the company runs a Vitality Program that allows people to qualify for extra benefits based on their physical wellbeing.
WSGR provides legal services in the tech, life sciences, and growth industries, with clients ranging from global corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups, and many financial institutions.
At WSGR, collaboration is key. Each office has a culture that encourages participation and teamwork. Employees value the fact that they feel supported by management, are given opportunities for professional advancement, and are able to have the opportunity to work with interesting clients.
Headquartered in New York City with a global presence across 18 offices, Outbrain was founded to create the first discovery feed of content on the open web. Today they continue to innovate as the preferred interest-based, end-to-end native technology fueling exploration and discovery for one third of the world’s Internet-connected population. Outbrain creates the most engaging discovery experiences for people on the web with their Smartfeed technology on the world’s most well-recognized media companies—from MSN, CNN, BBC, and The Washington Post to The Guardian and Sky News.
If you're looking for a little fun at work, then Outbrain might be the place for you. Every week, the Outbrain San Francisco Team gets together for a themed happy hour dubbed Party Thursday. The whole office closes their laptops and congregates to hang out with one another, have a drink, and talk about their lives outside of work. It's a great way for employees to get to know each other and strengthen their bonds.
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, employees are welcomed and encouraged to succeed beginning their very first day. 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.
11. Pulte Mortgage
Pulte Mortgage’s company culture is centered around a core value system which includes Do the Right Thing, Work as a Unified Team, and Smile Daily—just to name a few. Since 1972, they've enjoyed building relationships with well over half a million families, helping each of them find the right mortgage for their needs. This also means that they recruit and hire employees who are dedicated to making a difference to be part of their Pulte family. To learn more about our parent company take a look at our PulteGroup page.
Pulte is a company that values giving back. The company is dedicated to helping Americans achieve their dream homes, and Pulte’s mission revolves around being a force for good in the world. Pulte is Involved with charitable organizations and employees regularly find ways to contribute, such as yearly fundraising runs—from the NYC marathon to 5k fun-runs in Denver.
Entelo gives companies a better way to recruit and build out their organizations. The company aims to revitalize the recruiting industry and help guide recruiters looking to expand their companies’ teams. Utilizing technology, Entelo makes the job process a more impactful experience for recruiters and job-seekers alike.
Entelo makes professional development a priority, and its not afraid to put its money where its mouth is. Every employee is awarded an annual $1,000 stipend to spend on continuing education and professional development. From books and online courses to conferences and in-person workshops, Entelo is dedicated to giving its employees opportunities to expand their knowledge.
13. Dun & Bradstreet
Since 1841, Dun & Bradstreet has been helping companies improve business performance with their data and insights, available through the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud and its solutions. With these insights, generated from over 300 million business records, customers can accelerate revenue, reduce costs, manage risk, and transform their businesses.
Of all the perks enjoyed at Dun & Bradstreet, an employee favorite is the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere in the world. Staff members can exercise the option to telecommute when it fits their schedule. This flexibility promotes a healthy work-life balance that employees value.
Equinox offers Members health and fitness facilities where world-class amenities and services drive the experience. Each club location comes fully equipped with strength, cardio, and functional fitness floors, as well as dedicated studios for popular and exclusive group fitness classes. Juice bars, cafes, lounge areas, and much-loved eucalyptus towels accentuate the Member Experience at each club. Equinox staff is deeply hospitable, while instructor/trainer talent use their fitness expertise to coach Members towards maximizing their potential.
Employees at Equinox are proud to work for fitness facilities where world-class amenities and services drive the experience. “A key differentiator for Equinox is that we have the cleanest facilities and the best staff. There’s a very distinct feeling when you come into an Equinox that you don’t get at any other club. You know when you enter that you’re about to have an elevated experience,” beams the Director of PT Operations, Mike Caporusso.
Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading enterprise cloud platform for data collaboration, reporting and compliance that is used by thousands of organizations worldwide, including over 75% of the Fortune 500®. Companies of all sizes, state and local governments, and educational institutions use Wdesk to help mitigate risk, improve productivity and gain confidence in their data-driven decisions. Workiva employs more than 1,200 people with offices in 17 cities.
Workiva is more than a workplace—it’s a community. After a day of collaborative problem-solving, employees find fun ways to continue to build relationships with one another. Staff may gather outside to enjoy a happy hour drink, kill it on the kickball field, or even roll some dough at a pie-baking party.
16. Samsung NEXT
At the heart of Samsung NEXT is a small yet diverse team that invests in early stage startups, partners with software companies, and acquires cutting-edge companies that are disruptors in their space. Working with a portfolio of companies allows Samsung NEXT to solve bigger problems and create real value for customers, while empowering entrepreneurs and increasing their reach. Employees who thrive at the company are inspired by a culture of innovation, aren't afraid to challenge the status quo, and have a desire to fulfill the mission wholeheartedly.
At Samsung Next the focus is on a forward-thinking mentality and continued education. “I feel like I’m getting paid to learn—if you love the freedom to think, create, and fund solutions, then this is a really cool place for you,” says Lily Chen, Global Strategy & BizOps.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 795 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings, TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do, and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 490 million average monthly unique visitors—all looking to get the most out of every trip.
Talk about amenities! TripAdvisor’s vast new office features everything from state-of-the-art gym equipment and an on-site culinary team, to game rooms and—an employee favorite—a private pub. The company knows the importance of creating a space where people feel laid-back and comfortable in order to keep the most creative ideas flowing freely.
As a beauty brand that puts skin before makeup, Glossier is redefining the cosmetic industry by fusing real needs into a line of uncomplicated cosmetic staples that work to enhance skin—not hide it. In addition to making the process of wearing and shopping for cosmetics more suited to real life, Glossier also leverages its successful publication, Into The Gloss, to interact with a loyal community of readers who directly influence what products are created next.
Glossier has been featured in Inc Magazine and on Entrepreneur.com.
Glossier values its employees and wants them to succeed. Supportive leaders champion autonomy and idea-sharing at all levels and often act as mentors. This gives junior talent a fast-track way to take on responsibility with experienced guidance along the way. A testament to this nurturing philosophy—many team members grow from interns to full-time employees.
In 2008, TaskUs was founded by two business partners and high school pals to make companies operate more efficiently. The company exploded and today has almost 8,000 employees globally supporting the outsourced customer service and back-office needs of the world’s most disruptive companies. Through massive growth, TaskUs retains its ridiculous entrepreneurial spirit out of the HQ in Santa Monica and offices in San Antonio, Austin, Dallas, San Francisco, New York, Latin America, and the Philippines.
TaskUs knows the importance of having a laid back vibe. That's why the management style is based on core values of inspiration, being ridiculous, and openness. This combination of characteristics means there’s no red tape or politics—and that continuous self improvement is emphasized over immediate perfection.
Pilot provides fiber-optic internet solutions for businesses across the country. The team is passionate about creating a better internet experience for customers in an industry dominated by sub-par service. Pilot believes that an internet service provider should deliver quick, convenient solutions, which is why the company has dedicated customer support, a 100% uptime guarantee, and flexibility with no contracts. As it continues to grow, Pilot’s ultimate goal is to change the telecom game for good.
Pilot is committed to being a new kind of internet service provider, and that starts with delivering a high-quality experience to its employees. The driving principles that pushed Pilot to develop a different philosophy on customer experience are the same principles being cultivated internally—a culture that’s easy to participate with and feel connected to is approached with laser focus. From annual retreats and bi-monthly happy hour events to community engagement opportunities and team-building resources, Pilot knows collaboration and community are key.
KellyMitchell is an award-winning, women-owned national technical staffing firm serving Fortune 500 and high-tech organizations on a global scale. Whether it’s a potential candidate seeking a job or an established employer looking to hire, KellyMitchell acts as the IT staffing liaison to help organizations across the country quickly and effectively meet all their personnel needs.
Among the many perks offered at KellyMitchell, the employee favorite is the yearly sales incentive trip. Representatives from across the nation meet in amazing locales—last year was Cabo—to talk strategy, network, and get to know one another. Employees love the opportunity to travel, meet new people, and find inspiration in new places.
22. 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 combines solid research, creative engineers, and a flexible management style to create products that improve the lives of patients on a global scale. “We have a strong pipeline and new projects we’re working on every day, and that gets me really excited about what’s going to happen in the next 10 years,” says Manager, Quality Control, Jorge Lopez.
MediaRadar is a SaaS company that aims to provide real-time advertising insights, provide tools to outsmart the competition, and streamline sales processes. The company’s customizable, easy-to-use ad tracking software allows businesses to collect compelling market analysis that can be used to create targeted sales pitches and continually win new accounts. MediaRadar currently serves more than two million magazine, website, and e-newsletter brands.
MediaRadar believes transparency is integral to success. That's why there aren’t any closed rooms, so everyone is available to talk to, collaborate with, and ask questions. MediaRadar’s CEO, Todd Krizelman, sits right next to his employees. And employees are encouraged to bond and destress when needed—they spend their free time playing ping-pong and socializing with co-workers in and out of the office, whether at happy hours or volunteer events.
26. Teachers Pay Teachers
Founded by a NYC public school teacher in 2006, Teachers Pay Teachers was created to help educators better serve their students by facilitating the exchange of resources, lesson plans, and materials. Since then, the website has grown beyond its niche into an expansive service and marketplace with broad offerings, used by over 4 million teachers worldwide.
TpT takes a dynamic approach to education. When it comes to education, it’s common for powerful interests with little experience or understanding of teaching to disrupt institutions and impose their ideas and methods on educators. Instead, TpT serves students by first serving teachers—listening to educators and crafting solutions to fit their needs. This “listen and learn” mentality continues to drive TpT’s success.
Convene designs and services premium places to work, meet, and host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major U.S. cities, with plans to expand globally. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, and has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by both Inc. and Fortune Magazine.
Want to change the world and have the autonomy to do so? At Convene, leadership makes it a priority to hire on-point individuals who are self-starting, independent thinkers who know how to keep clients happy and get things done. By building a team of stellar employees, the company frees itself up to focus on more important issues than micromanagement, and affords everyone in the organization ownership over their own work.
28. Democracy Prep Public Schools
Founded in 2005, Democracy Prep is on a mission to educate responsible citizen-scholars for a life of active citizenship. Built on a culture of high-expectations, Democracy Prep's network of schools servces 7,200 scholars who prove year after year that demographics do not determine destiny, and that low-income students can be successful in the college of their choice.
Use your quirky personality to your advantage at Democracy Prep. Employees love that at Democracy Prep Public Schools they have the freedom to be themselves. There aren't a lot of professions where employees can show off their goofy or quirky sides, but in a school setting, doing so allows scholars to feel comfortable with being themselves too.
DigitalOcean aims to provide the easiest cloud platform to deploy, manage, and scale applications of any size, removing infrastructure friction and providing predictability so developers and their teams can spend more time building software that customers love. With a a community of 3.5 million developers and 12 data centers across the globe, DigitalOcean has offices in NYC and Cambridge, and remote employees around the world.
At DigitalOcean, the company prides itself on building powerful infrastructure to provide customers with the performance and reliability they need to run their applications in production at scale. “We’re building an infrastructure platform for start-ups all around the world. It really excites me to be a catalyst for all these blossoming tech scenes,” says Director, Community, Etel Sverdlov.
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