Trying to Escape a Toxic Job? These 29 Incredible Companies Are Hiring
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If you’re stuck in a job that feels toxic, The Muse has you covered with the tools you need to make a change. Not only can you read articles about how to recognize the red flags and come up with an exit plan, but you’ll also find tons of job listings. In fact, you may just find your next role at one of these 29 companies hiring right now.
Do you see yourself working in tech? Finance? Education? Here, you’ll find businesses in all of these industries and more.
As you browse through this list of potential employers, you can learn more about what it would be like to be part of their team thanks to employee interviews and testimonials. For example, a labor relations analyst at Kroger talks about moving up within the company, where she started out bagging groceries. “Now, I’m in law school and Kroger works with me so I can pursue that career,” she says.
Read on to learn more about these amazing companies and see what jobs they have available.
At The Kroger Family of Companies, their people are their strength. With diverse backgrounds and unique experiences, they tell a story that is all theirs—a story of friendliness, caring, teamwork, and freshness. Together, they Feed the Human Spirit of millions of hungry people every single day. People who are hungry for something that can make their lives healthier, easier, brighter, and a bit lighter. They’re hungry to feel good and do well. So whether they manufacture, market, stock, check, deliver, or manage, the company’s 450,000+ associates try to make the customer experience as uplifting as possible.
The Kroger Family of Companies is redefining the way people shop for groceries by offering anything, anytime, anywhere, in their stores, at pickup lanes, or via automated delivery vehicles. Kroger isn’t just a traditional grocery store. They’re leading the way with the technology, talent, and rewards that provide every associate a career with promise.
2. Goldman Sachs
At Goldman Sachs, your skills and experiences will create a world of possibilities for our clients. From the latest IPO and market insights to investments in clean energy and infrastructure, each one of our teams contributes to innovations that drive progress around the world. Make things possible at Goldman Sachs Careers
Companies go to BlackLine because their traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable. BlackLine helps them make the move to modern accounting by unifying their data and processes, automating repetitive work, and driving accountability through visibility. Leading companies like SiriusXM, The Hershey Company, and Domino’s trust BlackLine to deliver accurate results in a chaotic world. When someone joins the team at BlackLine, they become part of a unique and diverse organization that works hard, plays hard, and supports personal and professional growth.
4. Integral Ad Science
Integral Ad Science is a global digital media quality organization that partners with advertisers and publishers to protect investments, capture consumer attention, and drive business impact. With 18 offices across 13 countries, the company is able to offer employees an incredibly diverse range of projects and growth possibilities to pursue, as well as many international travel opportunities.
5. Wilton Brands
Wilton Brands is passionate about bringing the love of baking and decorating to everyone, everywhere, every day. As styles, trends, and tastes change, the company evolves to make sure it’s bringing the latest and most relevant products and ideas to the market. Wilton has other locations in Bentonville, AR, Hudson, OH, Brentwood, TN, Dallas, TX, Ashland, VA, Canada, and China. Wilton is owned by Dr. August Oetker KG, a privately held company based in Germany. Dr. Oetker is a global leader in the food and beverage industries. Follow Wilton on social media at @WiltonBrands.
6. The Auto Club Group
Representing more than 13 million members, The Auto Club Group is one of the largest clubs in the national AAA association. ACG employs more than 10,000 people and covers a 14-state region consisting of Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, portions of Illinois, Indiana, and Minnesota, as well as the territory of Puerto Rico. Their vision is at the heart of all they do: They help AAA members enjoy life’s journey with peace of mind by providing innovative solutions, advocacy, and membership benefits wherever and whenever they need them. ACG exists to serve its members, providing motorists with valuable vehicle services, as well as a full array of insurance products and financial services.
7. William Grant & Sons
William Grant & Sons was established in 1887 with the vision “to make the best dram in the valley,” and that stands true today as the company builds brands that are loved globally, including Glenfiddich, Grant’s, The Balvenie, and Hendrick’s Gin. They have distilling and bottling operations in Scotland, Ireland, Iceland, India, the U.S., and Mexico, and a team of more than 2,600 people at 44 global locations. They consistently win the industry’s top accolades, which are testament to the quality of their liquid, dedication to their craft, and the talent of their people. Learn more at williamgrant.com.
8. First Republic Bank
When you join First Republic, you join an entrepreneurial organization with a 30-plus-year history of strength and stability. Our colleagues are empowered to serve our clients in ways that exceed industry standards and build their careers.
Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers, and the Internet of Things. Signify isn’t just a lighting company—we help you navigate stores, use office space more efficiently, and develop actionable insights to improve energy usage through our IoT services. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career. We ensure our 37,000 employees across 70 countries have endless opportunities through continued innovation. Join us and shine brighter at Signify—together we unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.
10. Portland Public Schools
As Oregon’s biggest, most diverse urban district, Portland Public Schools is an integral part of the fabric of our city. We partner with local business and industry to offer real-world experience, internships, and career guidance for our students. Portland residents are passionate about their public schools, providing generous taxpayer support and a spirit of volunteerism. Portland boasts an international reputation as one of the best places in America to eat, drink, and work. It’s a welcoming city, bounded by forest, and roughly the same distance from the nearest ski slope as the closest ocean beach. From artisan coffee and farm-to-table cuisine, to a long-standing cycling community, burgeoning crafts scene, and an eclectic collection of charming, walkable neighborhoods, Portland has it all when it comes to creativity, culture and livability.
The biggest bottleneck in bringing new treatments to patients is the clinical trial. On average, getting a drug through the trial process takes nearly a decade and frequently costs upward of $1 billion—and the problem is only getting worse.
TrialSpark is a new healthcare company that owns the end-to-end drug development process. Our proprietary technology allows us to integrate and improve clinical research for patients, providers, and sponsors, while executing clinical trials faster and cheaper.
Booster is people-driven, tech-focused, and sustainability-obsessed. We recognize that our goal to revolutionize fleet fueling is lofty. To achieve it, we seek out diverse viewpoints, backgrounds, lifestyles, experiences and ideas that allow our team to thrive. We work hard to take care of our team, and they take great care of our customers — our business depends on our people, and our people can depend on us to treat them like more than just a number. Are you ready to bring the world better energy solutions to power the movement of people and things? Join our team.
At Enlitic, our mission is heartfelt and we know we can only achieve it by hiring the most compassionate and sensible employees.
We encourage curiosity, questions and continuous improvement. Enlitic is a different kind of company, delivering intelligence that Cares.
We are a platform for creatives, by creatives. We believe the internet can be an inspiring place, but only if we deliberately design it that way. While we’ve already made huge strides, we know we have a long way to go. That’s where you come in.
A few reasons to join us: enjoy our company-wide dedicated days for creative exploration, take advantage of our unique approach to remote work (#Pinflex), and expect high levels of autonomy and ownership over shaping our products. Our core values represent what makes Pinterest so special: put Pinners first, act as one, aim for extraordinary, create belonging, and win or learn.
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"It's a rare opportunity to work in the private sector doing public good. Stride is one of those rare opportunities." - Peter Lee, Executive Director, Covered California.
We're helping people who really need a whole lot of help, like rideshare and delivery drivers, grocery shoppers, house cleaners, dog walkers and handymen get their own affordable benefits. Many of these workers don't speak English at home, don't have more than a high school education, use their phones as their main computer, and need to tackle complex things like health insurance and taxes all on their own.
That's where Stride comes in. We're a collaborate, mission-driven team making it easy for these essential workers to get the benefits they need to keep themselves and their families physically and financially healthy. We work hard but know that the best way to take great care of our customers is to take great care of our team first.
16. Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute—HHMI—is an independent philanthropy that drives science forward by supporting biomedical scientists, educators, students, and schools with the potential to make transformative impact. HHMI believes in the power of people, not projects, to make discoveries that benefit all. HHMI-supported scientists have made major advances in understanding basic biology, disease, and other key scientific areas. So far, 30 current or former HHMI scientists have won the Nobel prize.
17. Hachette Book Group
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading U.S. trade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. HBG publishes great books for readers of all ages, more than 1,800 new books annually, in all formats—print, e-book, and audiobook—including many New York Times bestsellers. HBG is a dynamic place to work, a fast-paced and fun environment where new ideas in publishing are actively explored and encouraged. HBG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Boston, MA; Lebanon, IN; Nashville, TN; Boulder, CO; Philadelphia, PA; Berkeley, CA; North Adams, MA; Chapel Hill, NC; and Portland, OR. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON.
18. 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.
19. First Look Media
First Look Media is a combination of entertainment and journalism—uniquely structured as a hybrid for-profit commercial business and a non-profit operation, both with the shared goal of influencing culture and society through stories of consequence.
Bombas is a comfort-focused apparel brand with a mission to help those in need. For every item purchased, a specially designed item is donated to a member of the homeless community. The company launched in 2013 after the founders learned that socks are the most requested clothing item at homeless shelters. With millions of pairs sold and donated, Bombas continues to innovate with new apparel while creating a positive impact. Inquisitive people who love to learn, understand the importance of giving, and embrace successes and failures are sure to find a place within the Bombas Hive. Bombas fosters a people-first approach—every decision is influenced by employees to ensure their personal and professional growth, fulfillment, and happiness.
21. Stack Overflow
Launched in 2008, Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share knowledge, and build careers. Our website is a top 50 online destination and serves more than 100 million developers and technologists every month. Stack Overflow for Teams, a private knowledge management platform, is transforming how people work at companies like Microsoft, Zapier, and Intuit. Our company was named one of the Most Innovative Companies of 2019 by Fast Company, as well as one of Built In NYC’s 100 Best Places to Work in 2019. We maintain a remote-first culture, with some employees choosing to work in-office.
22. Bamboo Health
Bamboo Health influences lives: We improve patient lives with innovative healthcare technology solutions; we empower employee lives with a healthy, flexible, and collaborative remote-centric work environment. We create a culture where all teammates feel welcomed, valued, and heard. We promote a diverse and equitable employee population that leads to more creative and effective solutions.
As an innovative healthcare technology company, mission-driven employees can drive their career progression. We hire people seeking impactful roles in thought leadership and innovation. We hire doers, folks who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves to identify and propose solutions; and we hire leaders, those with the drive and determination to break barriers and propel us forward.
Appfire is about people, first and foremost. At Appfire, our people — our family of 500+ Fireflies — can bring their whole selves to work and thrive. We live this out through seven core values: be human; make it, and make it matter; light the way; getting it right is better than being right; thrive on change and grow as a family; add to the awesome; and build the flame. Appfire leadership emphasizes an open and inclusive environment built on trust, transparency, and collaboration. We recognize that not all employees have the same roles, needs, or backgrounds. For this reason, we prioritize a character-forward approach to talent acquisition that favors curiosity and resilience over technical skills and education.
We are proud to be a fast-growing organization — crossing the $100 million mark in Annual Recurring Revenue in early 2022 — backed by strong financial sponsors and advisors.
24. Success Academy Charter Schools
Working at Success Academy means joining a leading-edge organization where remarkable people are working boldly and urgently to overturn educational inequities. Our teachers bring their creativity, passion, and drive for excellence to help us build extraordinary K-12 public schools where children—and the adults who work there—are nurtured and empowered to reach their fullest potential.
At SA, you’ll receive training, career development, mentorship, and coaching from the moment you start, so you can quickly grow your skills and build a strong professional foundation. You’ll work closely with a team of smart, committed colleagues and be supported at every step with a fully resourced classroom, an innovative curriculum, and cutting-edge technology. Start here and gain valuable and transferable job skills, while building a network of lifelong friends and contacts.
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