Struggling with a winter slump? Well, it’s time to snap out of it. The month of spring is finally upon us. And, as it turns out, flowers aren’t the only things blooming this season—career opportunities are as well.
Need proof? These 23 companies are undeniably awesome, and they’re all making big hires and adding to their growing teams right now.
So, give that resume of yours a good spring cleaning and prepare to head into this season with a brand new gig.
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.
From catered lunches and an impressive snack wall in the office to a culture that embraces (and actually encourages!) working remotely, there’s a lot to love about life as a DigitalOcean team member. So, it makes sense that love is actually a core piece of the company’s culture. “My favorite thing about the culture here at DigitalOcean is love. We try to encompass it in everything we do,” says Jessica Marucci, Director, Employee Experience.
First Citizens is one of the country’s fastest growing banks. Starting with a single branch in North Carolina, it now has nearly 550 branches coast to coast. What makes First Citizens different is its people—retail bankers, business bankers, wealth bankers, technology professionals, support teams, and more—who are all focused on better banking that helps people live better lives. The bank's approach has generated high customer loyalty that's made First Citizens one of the strongest banks in the business.
First Citizens offers opportunities to learn, succeed, and lead. That’s because it hits the sweet spot between size and accessibility—employees get the resources of a large bank without getting lost in a big organizational chart. Teams at First Citizens give everyone a chance to make a difference—it’s not unusual to find junior associates working directly with senior leaders, and learning a lot along the way.
At Palo Alto Networks, employees are winning the battle against cybersecurity threats. The organization drives an innovative vision of prevention different from anywhere else—forcing the industry, and the world, to change the way it thinks about protection. With a culture that embraces authenticity, collaboration, and ground-breaking innovation, the team at Palo Alto Networks is unlike any other in the world as it protects the digital way of life.
Palo Alto Networks fosters an environment where thoughtful risk-taking is encouraged in order to achieve high execution speeds and continuous innovation. With minimal barriers and no red tape, it’s easy to push through new projects and initiatives—which work on critical timelines to ensure safety and security through the digital landscape.
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. Clearlink’s managers are truly invested in their employees. So, when it comes to health, learning, and making lasting memories, this company leaves no stone unturned.
true[X] builds exciting, effective advertising for the future of media. The company's founders were driven by the belief that ads should be enabling rather than interruptive, which is why they created a company that could offer definitive advertising engagement systems for on-demand, interactive content. By building zero-waste policies into its programs and allowing viewers to choose which advertisement they want to watch before continuing with their online activities, true[X] is able to bring the biggest possible returns to its clients.
Company culture is a major component of what makes true[X] tick. Employees consistently cite the collaborative environment, pioneering projects, hands-on management style, and fun, communal events that make true[X] a rewarding and enriching place to work. From happy hours to product launch events, true[X] strives to provide the best experience for consumers and employees.
6. Nike, Inc.
Nike, Inc., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world's leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Nike, Inc. serves consumers worldwide by aligning to four key geographies—North America. Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Greater China, and Asia Pacific and Latin America. Wholly-owned subsidiary brands include Converse, which designs, markets, and distributes casual footwear, apparel, and accessories, and Hurley, which designs, markets, and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company’s world headquarters are in Beaverton, Oregon, USA.
While some companies maintain separation between their retail stores and the corporate sector, Nike provides an environment in which those two aspects of business are connected. Passionate retail employees frequently transition into roles at Nike’s world headquarters, where they can continue to grow. When it comes to employee career paths, the sky’s the limit at Nike.
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 takes continuing education and furthering the careers of its employees very seriously. Each department has a dedicated conference and training budget that must be used throughout the year. Employees apply for funds to purchase new books, take education courses, attend conferences, or even return to school. The company knows that when talent is trained, talent is retained.
For over 30 years, NEP Group, Inc. has been the leading production partner supporting premier content producers across the broadcast and live events industries—and around the globe. NEP provides the technology and know-how to support the most prestigious sports, entertainment, music, and corporate events worldwide. The company's technical services include remote production, studio production, audio visual solutions, host broadcast services, premium playout, post-production, and innovative software-based media management solutions. NEP’s 3,000+ employees are driven by a passion for superior service and a focus on technical innovation. Together, they have supported productions in over 85 countries on all seven continents.
NEP is headquartered in the United States and has offices in 22 countries. Learn more at nepgroup.com.
What can you expect as an employee at NEP? Plenty of support, encouragement, and a real investment in your professional growth. The company encourages mentorships and provides training programs and online classes so that employees can learn new skills and grow professionally, gaining insight into subjects ranging from technical to managerial.
Prometheus is revolutionizing the apartment-renting industry by providing superior quality service and attending to the small details of the apartment search and rental experience.
Prometheus believes that great people create great real estate—and that if it takes the time to attract, support, retain, and provide opportunities to grow Prometheans, success will follow. This is why the company offers a variety of benefits that take compensation well beyond a paycheck. In addition to providing medical benefits at no cost to Prometheans, it also offers professional growth through career development programs.
HP aims to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. By engineering experiences that amaze, HP has a legacy of pushing the boundaries of technology to deliver life-enriching, world-changing innovations at every turn. The company believes that the ultimate driver of its success has been and will always be the power of its people—HP considers its diverse, inclusive global community of employees to be one of its greatest strengths and what truly differentiates it in the marketplace.
At HP, hard work never goes unnoticed. Managers always give credit where credit is due, and work is shared with other executives to help accelerate careers. And when employees need a break to blow off some steam? HP is all about fostering an active, fun, and celebratory company culture. In fact, there’s a team in every HP office dedicated to planning activities for calendar holidays, company milestones, and big successes.
13. SoundHound, Inc.
SoundHound is an industry-leading innovator of voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, like the SoundHound app used by over 300 million people, and Hound, the voice search and assistant app. It brings developers and business owners independent platforms that include the world’s fastest speech recognition, the most sophisticated natural language understanding, easy-to-use developer tools, knowledge graphs, and a large—and rapidly growing—number of domains.
SoundHound understands that even small teams can achieve greatness. It all starts with finding employees who love coming to work in the morning and are passionate about the things they’re working on. Passion and performance go hand-in-hand at SoundHound. “We believe that to be an A+ company, we need to have A+ people. We don't sacrifice quality,” says Keyvan Mohajer, Founder and CEO.
14. Parrot Analytics
Parrot Analytics has developed the world’s only cross-platform, country-specific audience demand measurement system—enabling key players in the television industry to understand global demand for TV content and make data-driven decisions. Using its knowledge of audience behavior through data centered around video streaming consumption, social media, blogging platforms, file sharing, and peer-to-peer consumption spanning 249 countries, Parrot Analytics is on a mission to connect content creators and consumers.
Jobs at Parrot Analytics aren't 9 to 5—staff are able to adjust their schedules to what works for them so they can have family time or pursue other interests outside of work. Parrot Analytics workers also have the choice to work out of multiple cities around the world, and the company will help them with relocation, immigration, and integration if they’d like to come work at the headquarters in Auckland.
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 keeps things fun with different event offerings each month for employees.
Addteq has been a leader of providing business solutions to enterprise clients for more than 10 years. Through the use of DevOps automation, Addteq strives to create innovative solutions to solve business processes. Clients depend on Addteq to provide Atlassian solutions, create custom add-ons, conduct training, offer hosting and staffing, perform DevOps services, and provide overall support services.
At Addteq, employees enjoy a casual relationship with their managers. The company strongly believes in the "work hard, play hard" philosophy—managers push for creative leadership while giving encouragement and support for employees' ideas. In return, employees find Addteq to be a laid back environment that builds on the ideas of its employees.
Launched in 2008, Twilio simplifies business communication across applications—supplying developers with the highly competent tools needed to develop customer-centric phone, VoIP, and messaging systems on its global cloud API platform. From online restaurant bookings to tech support call center networks, Twilio's flexible technology lets companies construct personalized business solutions that enhance customer-service interaction and profitability.
Twilio continues to grow rapidly and stand solidly—pushing its phenomenal technology to the industry’s forefront and powering top brands. Since its launch in San Francisco a few years ago, Twilio has opened offices in Europe and Hong Kong—with more to follow as it explores new prospects, remains competitive, and empowers more and more businesses worldwide. To keep up with that pace? The company is making major hires in all departments.
CSC ® is the world’s leading provider of business, legal, tax, and digital brand services to companies around the world. From keeping businesses in compliance and streamlining operations, to protecting and promoting brands online, CSC uses expertise and a personal approach to create a competitive edge that helps clients perform at their best. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, CSC has offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.
Visit www.cscglobal.com/careers to learn more.
"Be better with us!" is a rally call at CSC. CSC values employee development, which is fostered through training programs, continuous feedback, opportunities to innovate, and recognition programs to share unique successes. Leaders and leaders-in-training participate in a variety of programs to increase effectiveness in managing high-performing teams and navigating through organizational change.
SiriusDecisions works with leading sales, product, and marketing B2B executives to contextualize problems, mine opportunities, and execute solutions with precision. Whether a client need is best met by a custom e-learning curriculum, a series of advisory or consulting services, or topic-based webcasts, SiriusDecisions’ services drive organizational alignment, resulting in measurable outcomes.
There's a lot for employees to love about SiriusDecisions. The company takes office culture seriously. Collaboration and connection are key parts of what makes the team tick, and there are ample opportunities for both. Whether it’s the open floorplan, the regular roster of group projects, or the office happy hours, the not-so-secret ingredients to the SiriusDecisions special sauce are collaboration and camaraderie.
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.
While being on the cutting edge of technology, Medidata also fosters a culture of teamwork. Through collaboration on projects and team-building events outside of work, employees at Medidata feel valued and appreciated. “The teamwork element is fostered here. People who work here tend to be competitive, and we enjoy working together toward a common goal," says Fanyi Zhang, Data Scientist and Statistical Analyst.
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