Wish you could work overseas? Let’s face it: Despite the Instagram-worthy exceptions, work and wanderlust don’t mix in the vast majority of traditional jobs. For every zip code agnostic remote worker, there are dozens of folks wistfully scrolling through travel hashtags back home. But don’t let the ratio get you down!
Depending on your skills and track record, there are companies that will indulge your international fantasies without you going it alone; just check out the list ahead. All of these companies have jobs around the world, with opportunities to move to offices in different cities, countries, and continents.
Booking.com, for example, has over 200 international offices and allows employees to transfer to a different global outpost when the right opportunity arises. At BlackRock, workers will find that their access card opens doors to the company’s offices all over the world—a good sign when your passport calls.
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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.
MediaCom’s mission is to help brands tell their story in an authentic way that also allows them to stay relevant and meaningful. MediaCom team members are down-to-earth, committed, curious, and believe in putting people first. And the company is truly invested in the growth of its team, offering tailored training programs and promoting other networking and development opportunities. By empowering its employees, MediaCom empowers its clients, too.
Taboola, now over 1,400 people globally, is headquartered in New York City with offices in Mexico City, São Paulo, Los Angeles, London, Berlin, Madrid, Paris, Tel Aviv, New Delhi, Bangkok, Beijing, Shanghai, Istanbul, Seoul, Tokyo, and Sydney, and is used by thousands of companies to help over a billion people worldwide discover what’s interesting and new at the moments they’re ready to experience new things. In doing so, we help companies attract, and strengthen, customer relationships.
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a global investment manager and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients—from grandparents, doctors, and teachers to large institutions—turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. We are building a culture of innovation, curiosity, and compassion, one that enables every employee to make an impact.
A lot can be done at Booking.com. Users can search and book any kind of accommodation, from over 28 million listings in more than 130,000 destinations. They can find fun things to do while there. And when it comes to getting around—whether that’s to and from the airport, or a set of wheels to explore with—Booking.com has that covered too.
Facebook connects billions of people around the world, giving them ways to share what matters most to them. People who work at Facebook are builders at heart, whether they're creating new products or making tools so a business can expand its reach. Facebook's global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to connect in meaningful ways.
Intel is the world’s leading data-centric company. Partnering closely with their customers, Intel leverages a legacy of technical leadership with a future vision to create a world where the full potential of data is unlocked. Intel is fearless and brings the brightest minds together from across the company and around the world to deliver the necessary advances in performance, power, and connectivity across a diversity of data-centric workloads that will transform industries and impact lives. Together, they enable amazing experiences in 5G, artificial intelligence, driverless cars, and so much more.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 795 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings, TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do, and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 490 million average monthly unique visitors—all looking to get the most out of every trip.
OpenMarket helps enterprises use mobile to transform their business—working with some of the biggest enterprises in the world to make their customers' lives better. Small enough so that every person counts, the team has a passion for technology that rivals any startup. OpenMarket likes having the best of both worlds—there are no meetings on beanbag chairs next to the ping-pong table, but it is a suits-and-bureaucracy-free zone.
Guidewire is a global market leader in insurance technology at the center of the emerging insurtech space. Priding itself on being there for its customers and their communities, Guidewire makes software that gives over 380 property and casualty insurance companies the tools to take care of their customers when they need it most, whether it's a time of crisis, a natural disaster, an accident, or exposure to cyber risks.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in over 15 countries, Guidewire develops cloud-deployed enterprise products and solutions across core processing, digital experiences, business intelligence, and predictive analytics. With a laser focus on the property and casualty insurance industry, Guidewire has been a market leader for over a decade.
Audible is the leading creator and provider of premium digital spoken audio content from audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, and magazine and newspaper publishers. Audible offers customers a rich destination for insight and inspiration to enhance their daily lives. Audible employees come from many backgrounds, but they all are inspired by the mission to unleash the power of the spoken word. The company is obsessed with exceeding customer expectations, as well as investing in the wellbeing of its employees. Audible team members feel that they’ve grown both personally and professionally due to the opportunities they’ve been provided by Audible. Through a wide spectrum of affinity groups, community engagement and social impact efforts, Audible employees have multiple avenues to explore their interests and be part of a diverse group of brilliant minds who motivate and inspire each other through the stories they bring to life.
Asana is a leading work management platform, helping more than 70,000 organizations and millions of users across 195 countries organize and manage all of their work, including AB-InBev, Airbnb, KLM Air France, NASA, Overstock.com, Uber, Viessmann Group, and Vox Media. Asana has been named a Top 5 Best Place to Work by FORTUNE three years in a row, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. Headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Dublin, Sydney, Vancouver, and Reykjavík, Asana is always looking for curious, collaborative people to be a part of our inclusive culture and help us achieve our mission.
Founded in 2014, Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. By seeking out and supporting top software developers across Africa, Andela not only creates career opportunities in an untapped market, but also helps companies compile high-performing engineering teams for the future. With a slight twist on traditional employee acquisition initiatives, Andela is able to simultaneously stimulate tech industry ecosystems and solve the growing global tech talent shortage.
Atlassian builds enterprise software that helps every member of every team and department stay on track, on point, and on top of their game. Atlassian develops products geared towards software developers and project managers, including its first application, JIRA, which helps track issues within a project, making it indispensable to teams around the world.
GLG is helping its clients change the world every day by connecting them with the smartest experts. With a global presence across 22 offices in 12 countries, and more than 2,000 talented, passionate professionals, GLG is powering smarter business for a world that works better.
Here at The Muse, we partner with a lot of great companies to bring you insider looks at their offices and awesome job listings. These employers pay us to be featured on the site, but these Muse-worthy brands made this list not just because they want to be included, but because their culture, policies, and employee feedback showed us that they deserve to be.
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TopicsIntel , MediaCom , Audible , Booking.com , BlackRock , Travel , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , Living Abroad , Working Abroad , Business Travel , Asana , Taboola , Facebook (Profile) , OpenMarket , Company Roundup , HP , Job Search , GLG , TripAdvisor , Andela , Atlassian , Guidewire
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