If April showers bring May flowers, then what do May flowers bring?
Jobs. Lots and lots of awesome jobs. Just take it from the 23 companies we’ve pulled together on this list—there are plenty of amazing employers making big hires this month.
So, all corny jokes aside, it’s time to do some pruning and watering of that resume of yours and prepare to land a job that’s all sunshine and roses. Sorry—we couldn’t resist.
Sunrun is the nation’s largest dedicated residential solar provider, creating low-cost energy solutions that bring sustainable power to the people.
At Sunrun, mutual trust between managers and their team members starts during the interview process. Candidates coming in should be sure to talk openly about their past experience—and be ready to grow and develop in their new roles. Sunrun employees share a collaborative, high-energy environment, so ambition and a self-driven appetite for success are must-have qualities.
2. Nike, Inc.
Nike designs, markets, and distributes athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for sports and fitness activities globally, with a commitment to innovation, inspiration, and diversity.
When interviewing for one of Nike’s numerous open roles (seriously, there are hundreds open right now!), it's important for candidates to not only show the skills they bring to the position, but also to showcase the value they'll bring to the organization. Bonus tip: A candidate who's able to show where they're looking to grow and develop will also gain respect in the interview process.
Viventium creates customized, easy-to-use human capital management solutions—including payroll, HR, TA, and time and attendance—that bring clients unbeatable analytics and timely business insights.
Viventium's three pillars of software, service, and power of choice drive its commitment to delivering remarkable service to its clients, with every employee working toward that goal. In this way, Viventium can detect potential problems, as well as areas for improvement, in order to alert businesses about issues before they actually arise.
Reddit is a digital conversation hub where users submit, vote, and comment on all kinds of content.
With the company’s founders still on board, the sense of entrepreneurship at Reddit has never been stronger. Though the community has been around for years, a revitalized sense of growth is sweeping the team—and it’s bringing tons of opportunities. Almost every undertaking is cross-functional. This collaborative nature helps feed a shared sense of mission and personal investment, giving all individuals an equal chance to make a difference at the company.
With an internal culture of authenticity, collaboration, and innovation, Palo Alto Networks maintains continual vigilance and security for customers all over the world.
Think you need experience in the tech world to work at Palo Alto Networks? Think again. People come to this company from a variety of backgrounds. Each employee brings unique skills and insights to the table. The open management style at Palo Alto Networks encourages a transparent and healthy working environment, and that sense of company camaraderie is further bolstered by fun staff events and celebrations, in addition to perks like flexible work options.
Open Systems finds the right home care services for a person’s exact needs. The passionate group of homecare professionals delivers in-home care, nursing, and behavioral services for adults.
Open Systems offers employee perks that affect a person’s entire lifestyle—like gym memberships and FitBits—and not just their in-office experience. Continuing education opportunities and ample volunteering sessions take credit for most external activity, but internal contests, employee-of-the-month awards, and team building activities keep the team around too—especially if there’s a potluck on the calendar.
Clearlink blends marketing, sales, and digital technology to help brands meet and build lasting customer relationships with a unified support solution focused on customer experience.
Leaders at Clearlink are anything but micromanagers. The entire lot adopts a mentality of transparent cross-collaborative accessibility—which means the hierarchy feels flat and all teams are united around the same goal. The company also maintains a startup mentality in terms of idea-sharing and grooming individuals to eventually become experts. Oh, and don’t even get us started on the perks.
True Value Company is one of the world’s largest member-owned cooperatives, with a presence in 58 countries, over 4000 retail locations, and approximately 2500 associates.
True Value offers employees professional development opportunities through True Value University, where staff can enroll in a myriad of classes, lunch-and-learns, and tuition reimbursement programs. The company also hosts charity events partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of America, and co-workers often take advantage of Chicago’s booming sports and eclectic bar culture.
Spencer Stuart is a top global executive search company, recruiting senior leadership and providing expert advisory for multinational organizations within diverse industries.
As a leading professional services firm, Spencer Stuart prides itself on having a unique culture—a company culture made up of extremely results-oriented individuals, who also have strong relationship and collaboration orientations. Spencer Stuart strives for excellence in all that it does, and in all of its teams.
Advanced Resources is a temporary staffing, direct-hire placement, and workforce business solutions provider with over 60,000 candidate placements companywide, including HR, IT, and finance.
Advanced Resources is committed to providing quality service by taking a personal approach to understanding the unique career goals, talents, skills, and preferences of candidates and companies. That commitment has paid off as Advanced Resources has received both the Best of Staffing Client Award and Talent Award every year since the program’s inception.
YETI is an outdoors lifestyle brand, creating high-quality products devised from necessity and innovated out of experience. Beginning with the YETI Cooler, the brand is expanding rapidly.
At YETI, employees aren’t showing up to perform the same rote tasks day after day. It’s a company with room to learn and grow that prefers to cultivate leadership from within. With continual development programs and interdepartmental training, employees at YETI have the opportunity to constantly progress and hone their strengths.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers is a performing rights organization with a mission of looking out for its members, helping them collect fair compensation for their work.
Are you a music-lover? You’ll be whistling a happy tune in the ASCAP office. It's no surprise that the team of musicians and music-lovers bonds over performances, from big events and EXPOs down to the casual employee performances in the office lounge. Talented performers working across all teams—and occasionally visiting ASCAP members—celebrate their skills through informal music showcases open to the whole company.
13. Pure Storage
Pure Storage offers enterprise, all-flash storage solutions that provide the power, reliability, and simplicity businesses need to tackle the most demanding industry and IT problems.
Pure Storage employs the practice of encouraging career growth through trial-and-error education. Since most managers have previously worked the position of those they’re leading, each individual is able to offer a unique perspective on any issues that arise. Managers offer support, answer questions, and create collaborations, then allow teams to sort it all out on their own.
14. 1-800 Contacts
1-800 Contacts makes it easier to buy and wear contact lenses. The company strives to keep contacts lenses affordable and to offer consumers as much choice as possible.
Want perks? You’re sure to find amenities galore in the 1-800 Contacts office—starting with the gourmet-caliber cafeteria with subsidized prices. The perks continue with the on-site wellness center—including free certified personal trainers—and, of course, an on-site eye clinic for associates and their families. Team members also enjoy the annual film festivals, golf and bowling tournaments, and plenty of other fun events and celebrations.
Planar, a Leyard company, is a global leader in display and digital signage technology, providing premier solutions for the world's most demanding environments.
Leyard and Planar are committed to constant technological innovation, and so it follows that the company is supportive when employees seek to improve their knowledge and skill sets. Whether attending off-site training or in-office webinars, employees enjoy the flexible scheduling and ongoing encouragement that enables them to pursue their professional development.
The Auto Club Group aims to promote adventure on the open road by providing insurance, travel, and financial services while lobbying for fair driving laws and safer vehicles.
Employees are the heart of ACG. They work hard, they care about what they do, and they always do what’s right. This attitude is what makes ACG such a special place to work. The team also has great traditions and a solid culture that believes in winning and doing the best they can for their members.
Medidata develops cloud-based tech that streamlines biopharma research. Its platform optimizes drug development and clinical trial processes, accelerating time-to-market for new treatments.
Medidata has a “work hard, play hard” office culture and places a heavy emphasis on its overall mission. To that end, the company offers tons of opportunities for professional development, training, and education. For example, employees regularly attend learning labs to brush up on recent advances in technology and biomedicine. When it’s time to cut loose? Frequent team lunches, end-of-quarter celebrations, and fun events like the Halloween costume contest fit the bill.
Financial Finesse is a U.S.-based financial education services advocate, helping employees in companies across the country achieve security with award-winning workplace financial wellness programs.
As a team member at Financial Finesse, you can truly own your work. The company fosters a direct management style with lots of employee autonomy and candid communication. The organization is driven by a team of entrepreneurial, fast-paced, collaborative, and intellectually curious self-starters who love to learn. Managers trust employees to lead projects responsibly and confidently—and to transform powerful ideas and feedback into outsized results.
Since its fateful founding in 1921, Rust-Oleum has been crafting creative, durable solutions for every home and industry need, from surface protection to inspired looks for every idea.
Things like teamwork and employee development are major points of emphasis for Rust-Oleum. But, another area of focus? Community service. Rust-Oleum Cares is the company’s community outreach program. The program supports organizations that change, restore, and transform the lives of others. Associates receive paid time off to participate in a variety of hands-on helping events in the area—allowing them to easily give back to the local community.
20. IQ Solutions
IQ Solutions is a 23-year-old public health communications and health information technology company dedicated to improving the quality of life for people everywhere.
Employees love how dedicated IQ Solutions is to improving the lives of its people—which is evident in the supportive environment and the packed social calendar. Foodies have the opportunity to participate in chili or pie-eating contests. Exercise enthusiasts can take fitness classes together and compete in team sporting events. And, in addition to free training programs, IQ Solutions will reimburse employees who wish to advance their education.
Digital Air Strike is a social media and reputation management service, specializing in the automotive industry, that assists its clients in maximizing their SEO, enabling a higher ROI.
Digital Air Strike truly values its employees and strives to retain and fulfill them. There’s an in-house game room for games like foosball and ping-pong, and employees connect with each other through various outdoor clubs, events, and sports teams. In addition, Digital Air Strike’s employee awards provide tangible benefits, from paycheck bonuses to exotic travel opportunities.
Addteq has been a leader of providing business solutions to Enterprise clients for over 10 years, using DevOps automation for creating innovative solutions to solve business processes.
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.
23. Plato Learning
Plato Learning hosts after-school programs and summer camps designed to develop literary skills and a love for reading in kids by blending literature with physical engagement, creativity, and fun.
Love reading? So does Plato Learning. Challenged by fans of The Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series, the Plato Learning team set out to create a real-world version of the fictional training ground for modern-day heroes of Greek Mythology—Camp Half-Blood. The team created a space for kids to live rich, full lives beyond the pages of books. Eight years and three programs later, Plato Learning has served nearly 3,000 children with a unique brand of fun and enrichment.
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TopicsAddteq , Rust-Oleum , Advanced Resources , Palo Alto Networks , Viventium , 1-800 Contacts , Medidata , Open Systems Healthcare , Reddit , Sunrun , True Value Company , IQ Solutions , YETI , Leyard and Planar , Clearlink , The Auto Club Group , ASCAP , Company Profiles , Pure Storage , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , Nike , Spencer Stuart , Financial Finesse , Company Roundup , Digital Air Strike , Job Search , Plato Learning
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