You never want to feel like you’ve reached the limit on your career—especially when you’re just getting started.
You want to know that that are plenty of opportunities to learn, improve, and advance with your employer. You want to feel encouraged and invested in, rather than stuck, unsupported, and unnoticed.
Fortunately, there are plenty of companies who believe in helping employees reach their full potential. We’ve pulled together 25 that offer tons (seriously, tons) of room for growth. Check out their open positions and prepare to start your career off right!
Echo began in 2005 with one objective—to simplify transportation management. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo Global Logistics connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.
Echo Global believes in recognizing the hard work of its employees with not only advancement opportunities, but also fun team events like whirlyball and group outings like attending Cubs games. Then there's the annual Rewards Trip, where employees spend a long weekend in Cancun—allowing teammates from all across the country to meet one another in-person and unwind.
Ara and Vahe started ServiceTitan in 2012 to help their families manage their growing home service businesses. The founders wanted to help thousands of their peers in the home services industry that have traditionally been underserved by software. Today, they’re humbled that so many businesses use ServiceTitan to increase revenue and improve efficiency.
Nearly doubling in size over the last year, ServiceTitan has experienced explosive growth. To match that breakneck pace, the company is focused on growing and developing the careers of its dedicated and driven employees. When it’s time to unwind? The ping-pong table, video games, yoga classes, and happy hour outings definitely help.
Frontpoint is a security-first, smart home technology company set on changing the way the industry makes families feel safe. The company’s elegant, intuitive products and best-in-class services revolutionize the way customers are able to interact with their homes, while instilling confidence that they are protected. Frontpoint is committed to putting customers first by creating great experiences and providing home security that is simple, safe, and smart.
In everything Frontpoint does, there’s a sense of purpose to protect customers' homes and families while positively impacting the community. It’s an attitude the company continually exhibits—whether it's by staying ahead of industry trends, recognizing employees at its annual Winter Bash, celebrating the company ethos during the annual Core Values Week, or partnering with a local charity for a food drive—it's what makes Frontpoint a distinctive place to work.
PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, is a Congress-authorized organization that seeks out medical research opportunities in order to shed light on important areas of patient and caregiver concern. The company is committed to improving health by substantially increasing the quantity, quality, and timeliness of useful, trustworthy information available to support big decision-making processes.
One of the best perks employees receive from working with PCORI is the consistent level of learning that occurs in a natural fashion. People grow personally and professionally on a daily basis simply by interacting and collaborating with smart co-workers and company partners on so many different kinds of projects.
Procore started as a software solution to the real-life problems Procore’s CEO encountered during the construction of his family’s home. From that beginning, Procore has grown to be the provider of the most widely used construction management software in the industry. Procore serves clients around the world, furnishing them with cloud-based software that increases efficiency—and profitability.
At Procore, employees are encouraged to try out new ideas, which is part of why Procore has such a significant influence within the field of construction management. To encourage continued innovation and growth, the company actively provides its team with opportunities for ongoing learning through classes and programs, as well as pathways for career advancement.
With talented freelancers offering services in more than 3,500 areas of expertise on the platform, Upwork makes it easy for businesses and independent workers to connect—and team up on projects that range from web development to accounting. Both desktop and mobile versions of the platform are available, so clients can locate, interview, collaborate, and pay freelancers quickly and securely to get work done without jumping through hoops.
Because the organization structure feels flat, employees have a sense of freedom and trust when it comes to navigating their daily schedules and introducing new initiatives. Upwork’s managers believe in being candid but supportive, which means that leadership strives to coach and empower individuals—all while championing the idea that every person is their own CEO.
iVision is a team of creators, planners, and innovators who aim to "Engineer the Future Today"®. These risk-takers are pushing technological boundaries from where they are to where they can be, embracing all sorts of technical challenges. iVision is reshaping technology integration and management.
At iVision, the team lives by a set of core values—passion, integrity, rigor, respect, focus, accountability, and humility. These terms define the company culture and feed the entrepreneurial spirit. Some perks of working in such a positive environment? High-performing colleagues are recognized for their Epic Moments, successes are celebrated with social events, and technical sessions and training events fuel curiosity and employee growth.
At the core of The Predictive Index’s "THREADS" philosophy—teamwork, honesty, reliability, energy, action, drive, and scope—is the idea that understanding people is the key to unlocking their potential, and the key to understanding is behavioral assessment. A company with over 60 years of data and expertise, The Predictive Index was acquired by former clients in 2014 and is busy expanding its research, reach, and capabilities.
Collaboration and communication are of paramount importance at The Predictive Index (regardless of your rank!). With such a small team, everyone at the organization has the opportunity to know each other and contribute their thoughts. Even the whiteboard walls that line much of the new office space reflect this mentality of collaboration and free-flowing creativity.
10. KDM Engineering
Owned and founded by a female electrical engineer, KDM Engineering set out to create the best primary distribution design and project management firm the Chicago area had ever seen. The organization aims to set itself apart in attention to detail, top-notch customer service, and on-time, under-budget deliveries, all by continuing to develop a team of diverse and experienced engineers.
KDM Engineering strives to create a working atmosphere and culture where employees can thrive and grow on their own stress-free accord. The company believes that in the new age and style of working culture, a laid-back office space equals higher productivity, and higher productivity equals more confident employees—who complete projects with more impressive results.
Health Care Service Corporation is the largest member-owned—and fourth largest overall—health insurer in the U.S., serving Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas as a licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield. A purpose-driven community of 22,000 employees serving over 15 million members, HCSC is devoted to a mission of improving lives, health, and care.
There’s plenty that employees love about working at HCSC. But, many cite the familial culture at the top of their lists. That supportive environment not only means employees enjoy heading into the office, but also feel encouraged to take ownership of their careers. "The opportunities to make a difference, keep learning, and be challenged keep me excited to come to work in the morning,” says Felicity King, Providers Relations Representative.
Asurion helps people protect, connect, and enjoy the latest tech. From software engineers developing the latest and greatest mobile apps to technical support experts solving everyday problems, Asurion helps customers unlock the potential of technology.
Everyday leadership characterizes Asurion’s management style—which means leaders model excellent guidance and provide real-time feedback, not just in team-building activities or waiting until performance review time. Titles aren’t important, and employees consider themselves part of a network—not a hierarchy. This even playing field encourages collaboration, autonomy, and a unique coaching that prepares career blueprints for individuals.
In 2011, Open Systems Healthcare opened its doors to do things the right way—a mission inspired by the founding team’s experience with lackluster industry standards. Now, as a home health care staffing provider that doesn’t settle for subpar, Open Systems enables people to receive in-home care, skilled nursing, and behavioral services that restore independence and fill the gaps between medical nurses and family caregivers.
Support is the name of the leadership game at Open Systems—and managers are the first to emphasize motivation, goal-setting, and professional development. The company’s well-developed training process and open lines of communication mean staff can focus on taking on new responsibilities and progressing within the company. “The company empowers each employee to explore and test their own limits. The only boundaries will come from you—Open Systems doesn’t restrict any form of growth,” shares Erin Brown, HR Generalist.
Founded by Silicon Valley veterans, Shift leverages technology to bring trust and simplicity to the used-car market. A successful Series-B startup, Shift approaches its challenges with an engineering-first mentality and has created a comprehensive, user-friendly service, online and offline, with a structure capable of adapting to scale in a variety of different markets.
As a startup founded by a team of Silicon Valley veterans, the culture at Shift is both fun and exciting—while embodying a professional and family-friendly environment. Shift respects the need for maintaining a balance between work and personal life, and it’s a rare startup that doesn’t pressure its employees into over working, instead encouraging a culture of cultivation inside and outside of the office.
Founded in 2006, Unruly provides value to brands and publishers by getting their videos seen, shared, and loved. The company brings emotional intelligence to digital advertising, helping 91% of Ad Age 100 brands to inspire their audiences. Unruly believes in the power of emotion in marketing campaigns to drive consumer response and maximize impact.
A culture of transparency and collaboration persists throughout Unruly’s global offices. Without hierarchical leadership structures, employees are encouraged to work across teams. To learn about the Unruly culture, new hires are sent to the company’s London headquarters to meet the co-founders. Ultimately, all "Unrulies" contribute to building a strong work environment.
Reddit bridges communities and individuals with ideas, the latest digital trends, and breaking news—okay, and maybe cats. It’s a community of over 300 million active users with a mission of helping people of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds discover places where they can be their true selves.
There's something for everyone on Reddit—whether it's baby elephant gifs, DIY projects, or just casual conversation—and the company wants everyone to be able to enjoy its vibrant communities.
Though Reddit has been around for years, a revitalized sense of growth is sweeping the team—and it’s bringing tons of opportunities with it. Almost every undertaking is cross-functional, with the the team organized into work pods by functional area. This collaborative nature also helps feed a shared sense of mission and personal investment, giving all individuals an equal chance to make a difference at the company.
BCG Digital Ventures aims to insert startup-based innovation into the corporate world. The organization creates new profit pools for its corporate partners and transforms corporations into disruptive market forces by reinvigorating their current models with new designs and technology, sophisticated product management, and revolutionary business initiatives.
BCG Digital Ventures employees love bonding and having fun together outside of working hours. But, learning and professional development is the main emphasis inside the office. The company values investing in its own talent—employees have ample opportunity to advance their careers through different continuing educational programs.
In 2012, two security and technology experts joined forces in anticipation of the world’s next checkpoint solution needs—and they were leaving manual x-ray-based solutions behind for good. In addition to a purpose-driven mission, IDSS offers a new approach that uses True Dual Energy analysis of material characteristics, fashioned in a cost-effective design inspired by medical computed tomography.
Instead of adopting a formal approach, IDSS uses its fluid management style to encourage independent work and mentorship. As a result, managers function more like mentors who casually check in and collaborate with team members to track personal and professional goals. Accessibility and kindness also shape daily interactions, no matter a person’s title or experience level.
WW (formerly Weight Watchers) is a global wellness company and the world’s leading commercial weight management program. It inspires millions of people to adopt healthy habits for real life. Through its engaging digital experience and face-to-face group meetings, members follow a livable and sustainable program that encompasses healthy eating, physical activity, and positive mindset. With more than five decades of experience in building communities and a deep expertise in behavioral science, WW aims to deliver wellness for all.
At WW, managers also act as mentors for team members. The Leadership Team works personally with each employee to create Individual Development Plans, or IDPs, that encourage future career growth through identifying skill sets within and beyond an employee’s current field of discipline. Once the plan is set in place, progress is continually checked and encouraged.
At Palo Alto Networks, employees are winning the battle against cybersecurity threats. The organization drives an innovative vision of prevention different from anywhere else—forcing the industry, and the world, to change the way it thinks about protection. With a culture that embraces authenticity, collaboration, and ground-breaking innovation, the team at Palo Alto Networks is unlike any other in the world as it protects the digital way of life.
Palo Alto Networks encourages an environment where thoughtful risk-taking is encouraged in order to achieve high execution speeds and continuous innovation. With minimal barriers and no red tape, it’s easy to push through new projects and initiatives—which work on critical timelines to ensure safety and security through the digital landscape.
Since 2003, VIZIO has brought smart, innovative electronics to life—and to market—so people could experience the things they love with unparalleled quality. Today, the company's top-selling TVs, displays, audio devices, and other consumer electronics continue to align with the brand's mission of creating beautifully simple products that redefine "smart" while putting the consumer first. Beyond delivering innovative and quality electronics, VIZIO is creating career opportunities for engineers to work with a next generation data analytics platform, which is working to collect meaningful data and change how the industry works.
Perks are nice, but professional development is the name of the game—since VIZIO sees lots of entry-level employees aiming to learn from the pros. Managers are interested in challenging team members while also motivating them to take initiative. “My relationship with my manager is amazing. There are times I’m being challenged and pushed to grow without even realizing it,” shares Eric Loes, Director of Software Engineering. The company also offers VIZIO University, which offers task-specific training and broad concepts.
True Value Company helps retailers all over the world achieve retail excellence in a way that works for them and for their local communities. As the only hardline wholesaler in the industry with a nationally-recognized brand, True Value Company provides locally relevant product, competitive prices, an expansive warehouse network, in-depth inventory analysis, and innovative marketing know-how. With 13 regional distribution centers and approximately 2,500 associates across 60 countries, True Value is focused on helping independent stores grow, realize profitability, and remain relevant with their communities.
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. “I’m excited about how True Value is currently investing back in the company, as seen with our continuing education programs and women’s and young professionals’ career support and development initiatives,” says Katie Riffel, Sr. Product Merchant/Buyer.
Zynga aims to connect people through social gaming experiences, and is known for developing some of the world's most popular programs. From FarmVille, Zynga Poker, and Words With Friends to Hit it Rich! and CSR Racing, the company’s creations are played by millions of people around the world each and every day. As mobile and web gaming surpass even email in terms of time spent online, Zynga is poised to take over the industry. Incredible opportunities are available in the group’s U.S., Canada, U.K., and India offices.
Any creative endeavor takes courage and vulnerability to undertake, and at Zynga, employees thrive in an environment that encourages risk-taking, honest dialogue, and constructive criticism. Employees are rewarded through a “thank you” note system, and even the office space—with its bright, open environments balanced with private work rooms—contributes to the feeling of openness and collaboration at Zynga.
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TopicsShift , Garden City Group , Wunderland , Unruly , Palo Alto Networks , Open Systems Healthcare , Reddit , True Value Company , BCG Digital Ventures , Upwork , WW , HCSC , Echo Global , IDSS , Company Profiles , Who's Hiring , PCORI , Procore Technologies , iVision , Zynga , VIZIO , Asurion , MuleSoft , Company Roundup , Service Titan , KDM Engineering , Job Search , The Predictive Index , Frontpoint , Finding a Job , New Grads
Kat is a Midwest-based freelance writer, covering topics related to careers, productivity, and the freelance life. In addition to The Muse, she's a contributor all over the web and dishes out research-backed advice for places like Atlassian, Trello, Toggl, Wrike, The Everygirl, FlexJobs, and more. She's also an Employment Advisor at a local college, and loves helping students prepare to thrive in careers (and lives!) they love. When she manages to escape from behind her computer screen, she's usually babying her two rescue mutts or continuing her search for the perfect taco. Say hi on Twitter @kat_boogaard or check out her website.More from this Author