Think the summer months are only good for kicking back and soaking up the sun?
Well, if these 30 awesome companies are any evidence, it’s also a great time to land a new job.
Check out the hundreds of open positions at these seriously brag-worthy companies, and you’ll realize that the sun isn’t the only thing that’s bright this month—your future is too.
1. Capital One
Capital One is a nationally recognized and high-tech business banking company, offering better customized consumer and commercial lending and deposit financial services.
Looking for a fulfilling career? Capital One just might be the place for you. Dedicated to launching exhilarating and challenging careers, Capital One looks for entrepreneurial-spirited self-starters with the confidence to ask for help and the initiative to drive solutions from start to finish.
Dun & Bradstreet helps grow valuable business relationships by uncovering important patterns in industry data and delivering analytical insight to its global network of customers and partners.
Of all the perks enjoyed at Dun & Bradstreet (and, trust us, there are plenty), a favorite is the emphasis on work-life balance and the ability to work remotely from anywhere in the world. Staff members can exercise the option to telecommute on different occasions. For example, if the family is in town—or out of town—employees are free to work in the way that works best for them.
Lever fuses applicant tracking system capabilities with those of a customer relationship management tool to keep recruiters, managers, and employees in the loop when sourcing and hiring new talent.
Lever builds compatible teams—and the company’s own team is no exception. To keep the fire burning after Leveroos are onboarded, leaders hand out the next book for the office’s book club. Daily lunches also give the team an opportunity to gather up and share answers to silly or serious round-table questions—which quickly turns colleagues into pals.
Through extensive research and development, Kohl’s works to create meaningful connections with every customer who comes into the company’s department stores or visits the site.
When it comes to employee wellness, Kohl’s really walks the walk. The corporate offices offer associates a plethora of opportunity to stay healthy and in shape. Kohl’s on-site restaurant, The Kitch, serves a variety of healthy meal choices. The wellness center and gym is open before, during, and after work hours—and a shuttle service is also available to take people back and forth between workout classes and yoga sessions throughout the day.
FreshDirect is one of the country’s leading online grocers, delivering premium quality fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand-name groceries directly to the doorsteps of its healthy, hungry customers.
You won’t feel like another cog in the wheel at FreshDirect, because the company believes in practicing total transparency with its employees—knowing that when everyone is fully informed about important issues, they feel more completely connected to the company and their work. In this way, each person operates on the same page, working toward the ultimate goal of getting delicious fresh food to consumers.
CapTech helps organizations bridge the gap between business and technology by delivering organizational transformation, customer engagement, data & analytics, and custom IT solutions.
When you start at CapTech, you don’t need to worry about being thrown into the deep end. Working at CapTech means gaining a highly collaborative environment and countless chances to learn more. Fresh recruits have the opportunity to attend a three-week boot camp to learn the ins and outs of IT consulting. New hires are also paired with experienced consultants to lean on for advice and support as they take on their own clients and lead projects.
Aspect Ventures teams with entrepreneurs and startups to bring value, experience, and a fresh perspective to the entire stretch of a company’s journey through Seed and Series A investments.
Since the firm is a startup itself, each employee has tremendous opportunity to make a lasting impact. From hosting thought leadership seminars to proposing new ideas, team members get to build their own careers while enabling young companies to launch theirs. A flat hierarchy and mentorship model of leading pushes individuals to think for themselves—while circling back to unite around one team-wide goal.
Offering solutions for every phase of the business lifecycle, CSC is a recognized leader for business, legal, tax and digital brand services worldwide.
As a global organization, CSC makes it a point to be inclusive and to cultivate an atmosphere of mutual respect. Employees listen to each other and learn from one another at this company and, though CSC has experienced exponential growth (the company has doubled in size in the last five years!), it still maintains a small company feel and a family-oriented culture.
TOMS is a service-oriented organization that operates on a One-for-One basis, donating time, money, merchandise, and assistance for every product a consumer purchases from the company.
Employees at TOMS are given the autonomy to complete various types of projects within their departments and across the company. Staff is encouraged to think creatively to achieve the desired outcome, and during the course of each assignment, each person is encouraged to approach their manager or anyone else in the company to ask questions and receive complete support.
Newsela helps students around the world build reading comprehension through hundreds of daily, engaging news articles at five different learning levels in various languages.
Being an ed-tech startup, Newsela’s culture is very supportive of learning. In addition to various office workshops, there’s an education program employees can use for professional development. The office also hosts Lunch and Learn sessions most weeks focusing on a diverse range of topics.
Schoology is an award-winning academic hub for educators—providing innovative technology tools that improve educational learning beyond the classroom.
The team at Schoology is driven by values—passion, for creating the best educational experience for teachers and students; collaboration, to work with educators and administrators towards the same goal; innovation, to inspire students to become the innovators of the future; being curious and learning everyday; and integrity, a firm belief in Schoology’s mission and product.
12. World First
WorldFirst makes it easier and more affordable to move money around the world by offering individuals and businesses excellent exchange rates and even better service.
Finance isn’t usually an industry that gets people excited—unless they work at WorldFirst. The company breaks industry norms by ditching stark corporate structures and business suits in favor of a casual atmosphere with accessible leadership. From the outside looking in, WorldFirst’s team is a tight-knit group of diverse employees who trust each other and have fun when handling numbers.
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.
If you’re passionate about giving back, you’ll love that The Auto Club Group culture is centered around community involvement. The company encourages employees to take part in activities with organizations like Big Brother-Big Sister, United Way, and Adopt-a-Family. Employees all enjoy the opportunity to spend some time outside the office and give back to the people they serve.
Billtrust is the leader in payment cycle management services. The company provides a one-stop solution for its clients to receive invoice payments from customers as quickly as possible.
With activities like video games, air hockey, sports tournaments, holiday luncheons, and more, there’s a never-ending supply of fun at Billtrust. And Billtrust encourages health and wellness as well, so it provides employees with an amazing cafeteria and fitness center on site. The company also values work-life balance, so staff can work from home when needed.
Spokeo is a search engine for people, aggregating information—from whitepages, public records, and social media—into a simple database to provide an easy way to find and learn about people.
With just over 200 employees, Spokeo is a small company that handles major challenges—with databases and storage capabilities similar to Facebook and Amazon’s cloud. This is a place where employees have the exciting opportunity to make an impact—with easy access to C-level executives in an open-floor office—and champion ideas from proposal to completion.
Cleveland Research Company is an independent equity research firm, offering clients in-depth market research and clear insights to help them make more informed business decisions.
CRC is unique—the company fosters creativity, collaboration, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Employees collaborate and work closely with members of senior management, engaging with every department on a consistent basis. This unique team atmosphere, combined with high-energy, playfully competitive, and dynamic co-workers, allows for a different type of work environment that isn’t found easily anywhere else.
Peloton is reinventing fitness by offering live studio cycling classes and on-demand workouts through its stationary bike and accompanying app.
Peloton is committed to keeping members above all else, and the company leaves no stone unturned when it comes to ensuring the wellness of its employees—offering a wide range of benefits to assist with professional and personal development both inside and outside the office, such as programs for tuition reimbursement and even student loan assistance.
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data, and reduce security risks through managed software services and technologies.
Trustwave wants its employees to feel continuously supported, and understands how easy it can be for employees to burnout after coding or creating for days on end during big projects. In order to counteract the effects, Trustwave strives to provide opportunities for internal teams to blow-off steam and encourages employees to take plenty of time off to tend to their personal well beings.
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, communication, and grooming individuals to eventually become experts.
Availity delivers technology-based business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations by working with patients and partners all around the country.
Individual educational perks are a favorite professional advantage among Availity employees. The company encourages everyone to participate in online learning classes and sends anyone interested to conference events around the country. The organization finds that these opportunities allow personal growth while also helping everyone keep a pulse on current trends throughout the healthcare tech industry.
Seattle Children’s is one of the top children’s hospitals and pediatric research institutes in the nation, delivering superior patient care while advancing new treatments.
There are lots of things that make Seattle Children’s Hospital a great place to work. Something that employees especially value is the focus on continuously improving. Staff are challenged to ask questions, think critically, and find ways to help improve processes and drive efficiencies in their everyday work.
22. Big Fish Games
Big Fish Games develops and delivers fun, safe, and free unique casual video and virtual games for PC, Mac, and mobile users.
Although Big Fish Games is a quickly growing company, it strives to maintain a nimble startup atmosphere. The company has an open-door policy, allowing employees easy access to any advice and support they might require. Managers take a vested interest in all employee projects, offering ample advice and support whenever asked.
d’aprile properties is one of the Midwest’s fastest growing real estate brokerages, specializing in providing clients with exceptional advice on buying, selling, and investing.
Employees at d’aprile properties consider those in positions of leadership to be more like coaches than actual managers. By taking the time to identify in which areas each individual needs assistance and improvement—and then tailoring the perfect plan to those points—coaches continue to create success for the company and all its people.
The City of Scottsdale is a full-service municipality known for its natural beauty, vibrant arts scene, and world class-resorts, with amenities and events drawing over a million visitors annually.
Once in the municipal service, there’s always opportunity to gain new skills and rise within departments, or transfer to new ones. City-wide management seeks to create a supportive environment, focused on healthy living and great work-life balance while fostering a culture of learning and self-improvement—where civil servants are recognized and receive great benefits.
25. First Western
First Western Trust connects clients with integrated financial guidance, wealth management, and private banking, creating exponential success for individuals with complex financial situations.
First Western Trust likes to celebrate and have fun. Whether it's hosting a cornhole tournament on the fifth floor, taking an outing to Top Golf, or gathering for team lunches or happy hour, the entire company enjoys getting together and having fun inside and outside the office. The organization and its associates agree that these get-togethers are a great way to blow off a little steam from the day.
Glaukos designs, develops, and refines new treatment alternatives for patients with glaucoma, leading the industry with the iStent, a Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery launched in 2012.
Glaukos employees take their work seriously, but they definitely have a fun side as well. Some Fridays are deemed “flip-flop Fridays,” while others are “Superhero Fridays,” when everyone dons a favorite superhero t-shirt. The atmosphere at Glaukos is casual and familiar, with an emphasis on humility as well as hard work and dedication.
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 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.
Smashbox Cosmetics is a prestigious and creative international beauty brand, developing picture-perfect makeup for everyone.
Smashbox empowers its team members. In addition to assuming ownership over projects, team members also get ample opportunities to gain new expertise—and if they need support, management listens. Mentorship and collaboration have always been a big part of the company culture, which makes taking risks for bigger rewards truly feasible.
Ideosity is a consulting firm that helps manufacturers, distributors, and retailers through a strategic and intelligent use of product information management and master data management technologies.
Lots of companies say that they value their employees, but Ideosity backs up those words with action. Employees have fully covered health and dental insurance and are able to immediately contribute to their retirement plan with a 4% match. They also get unlimited paid time off, a free gym membership, and plenty of snacks throughout the day.
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.
You’ll learn a lot at Rust-Oleum, not just through challenging projects but also through various opportunities the company offers. For example, Rust-Oleum University—ROU—is a company-developed training program offered free-of-charge to every employee. Courses range in topic from speech and presentation, basic office skills like Excel, and other business-related issues like diversity and managing inter-generational workforces. The organization knows that by growing its people, it also grows itself.
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TopicsRust-Oleum , Seattle Children's , Ideosity , Availity , First Western , Big Fish Games , Kohl's , CSC , City of Scottsdale, AZ , CapTech , Aspect Ventures , FreshDirect , Dun & Bradstreet , d’aprile properties , Glaukos Corporation , Clearlink , The Auto Club Group , Spokeo , Company Profiles , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , Billtrust , Peloton Cycle , Cleveland Research Company , Trustwave , Smashbox , Lever , Company Roundup , Digital Air Strike , Job Search , TOMS , World First , Schoology , Newsela , Capital One
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