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
Daring to dream, disrupt, and deliver a better way to bank for customers, Capital One brings ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to the financial industry. The financial services company provides domestic credit and debit cards and offers financing, deposits, and lending activities, delivering great value to people across the country.
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.
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 (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 builds powerful, modern recruiting software for teams to source, interview, and hire top talent. By making recruiting collaborative, seamless, and, above all, human, Lever is on a mission to help the world hire with conviction.
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.
Kohl’s is an omnichannel retailer with over 1,100 stores stocked with amazing products—including national and exclusive brands our customers know and love. The company's purpose is to inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives—with a goal of being the most engaging retailer in America. Kohl’s Technology Teams explore, design, and develop new ways to make shopping experiences effortless and unique by leveraging bold innovations that push boundaries and revolutionize the way customers shop.
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 a food tech company that provides online grocery shopping opportunities. Customers can shop for all the essentials, plus fresh-farm produce, meat and seafood, and even alcohol in NY State. The organization operates throughout seven states, mostly in major metropolitan areas, and is committed to sourcing only the highest quality offerings for its loyal clientele.
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 is a national technology and management consulting firm that partners with some of the world's most successful companies to design, develop, and manage technical and digital solutions that delight customers, drive insights, and meet strategic objectives. CapTech has a passion for driving innovation and growth for its clients. Its collaborative approach delivers custom solutions that maximize the impact of client investments.
Check out this video to learn more about careers at CapTech.
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.
In 2014, Aspect Ventures began stepping in along entrepreneurial journeys to bridge the gap between Seed and later stage funding—and there’s no team better to help turn great ideas into extraordinary companies. In fact, the value Aspect Ventures brings transcends monetary amounts, since the team comprises entrepreneurs and long-time investors who share invaluable insights that help actualize more than the bottom line.
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.
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.
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’ One-for-One business model provides shoes and other services to children and people in need around the world, One-for-One, for every product purchased. Since its inception in 2006, the organization has helped restore eyesight, given shoes, provided clean drinking water, supported safe birthing services, and promoted youth bullying prevention and response programs for millions of people, globally.
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.
An education technology startup, Newsela is dedicated to transforming the way students access the world through words. The amazing team combines powerful technological know-how with real-world experience earned in classrooms, newsrooms, and the boardroom. Five days a week, Newsela publishes high-interest news articles at five levels of complexity for grades 2 through 12, using unique and proprietary processes.
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.
Founded in 2009, Schoology is putting collaboration at the heart of the learning experience with an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) that connects the people, content and systems that fuel education. Millions of students, faculty and administrators from over 60,000 K-12 schools and higher education institutions worldwide use Schoology to advance what is possible in education.
To learn more, check out Schoology on Youtube.
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 originated in London in 2004, but it now has a truly international footprint. It’s a market-leading international payments company helping individuals and businesses manage cross-border payments quickly, securely, and transparently. Of course, that impressive reach isn’t just because of the industry itself—it’s due to the company’s commitment to put clients first while fostering an environment that makes people happy to come to work.
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 is the second largest AAA club in North America. The company and its affiliates provide membership, travel, insurance, and financial services to approximately 9 million members across 11 states and two U.S. territories. The group aims to protect and advance freedom of mobility and improve traffic safety.
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 accelerates and automates the invoice-to-cash process. Billtrust works with its clients to ensure that the time it takes for its clients to receive payments from their customers is as short as possible. The company’s streamlined, cloud-based solution allows its clients to increase productivity, cut costs, and improve customer relationships and cash flow.
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.
Founded in 2006 by a group of Stanford graduates seeking a simple way to keep up with their friends across a variety of social networks, Spokeo has since evolved into a massive resource of over 12 billion records across thousands of sources, serving an ever-growing user-base of over 18 million 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.
Founded in 2006, Cleveland Research Company has a reputation for exceptional ground-level intelligence across consumer, agriculture, industrial, healthcare, retail, foodservice, and technology sectors. The firm is comprised of intellectually curious, highly motivated, and energetic individuals who are all striving to build the best research firm in the business. By training and developing employees, Cleveland Research Company drives businesses and people forward – both personally and professionally.
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.
Founded in 2012, Peloton is committed to creating a cutting-edge and engaging fitness experience that makes working out at home a viable and inspiring option. Through its combination of live-streaming studio fitness content and the most technologically advanced, socially connected indoor fitness equipment, Peloton offers a variety of live and on-demand workouts led by elite NYC instructors to bring the rush of group fitness right into their members’ homes.
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 provides organizations the services and technologies they need to transform the management of their information security and compliance programs. By offering cloud-managed security services, integrated tech tools, and teams of security experts—including ethical hackers and researchers—Trustwave provides its clients with sustainable and smart security business solutions in more than 96 countries around the world.
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 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.
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 is a health care information technology organization that serves an extensive network of health plans, providers, and technology partners nationwide. The company’s dynamic product suites are built on powerful, intelligent platforms that integrate and manage the clinical, administrative, and financial data that customers need to fuel real-time coordination and collaboration.
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.
United by the mission to provide hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible, Seattle Children’s has been helping prevent, treat, and eliminate pediatric disease for over 100 years. Through compassionate care and breakthrough research, the hospital creates better futures for its patients and families every day.
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 is dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play. At Big Fish, team members are not just be a small piece of something big, they're a big part of something special. Employees challenge themselves to be creative in everything they do. From the way they think, to the way they play, from the way they solve problems, to the way they collaborate—everything is an opportunity to make an impact. The fun is in working together to build something bigger than themselves and make something great.
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.
A boutique real estate brokerage, d’aprile properties serves clients in and around the city of Chicago. Through passion, positivity, and first-hand experience, agents at the group have helped facilitate more than one billion dollars in property sales and purchases. By conspiring to create ideas and collaboration within the company, the team helps clients realize their real estate dreams.
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.
Bordering the eastern edge of Arizona’s state capital of Phoenix, Scottsdale is renowned for its natural beauty, its fabulous art scene, and the world-class resorts that make it a premier tourist destination. A city of balance, split between urban and nature, work and play, Scottsdale is an idyllic and welcoming city—with something for everyone.
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 is a private bank and trust company that delivers holistic wealth planning solutions for a person’s personal, business, and philanthropic needs. The firm’s Colorado, Arizona, California, and Wyoming offices offer comprehensively tailored financial solutions—from investment management and retirement planning to insurance and mortgage services—as well as full access to a team of local experts.
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.
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 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.
The leading social media technology and reputation management partner, Digital Air Strike helps businesses across North America leverage social channels to engage with consumers, promote their brands, maximize awareness, and optimize their ROI. Digital Air Strike is the largest provider of social media and reputation management to the automotive industry while also providing its award-winning services to clients in other industries and markets.
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.
Applicants interviewing at Smashbox HQ should check out the “Love Wall” on the side of the building. Painted by street artist Curtis Kulig, it’s Instagram gold—and also a great illustration of the company's culture. The team is comprised of passionate, creative people who believe everyone should have a voice. The company is growing fast, which means it’s also a work in progress—and they're looking for people to help them improve and excel.
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 partners with clients to digitally transform their businesses and reach their goals. This approach, combined with Ideosity’s product information management and master data management technologies, helps clients more effectively market their products in a multi-channel selling environment—resulting in increased sales, improved profitability, enhanced customer loyalty, and stronger channel partnerships.
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