two Asana employees playing cornhole at the New York City office

No matter how much you love your job, it’s not the only thing in your life, right? Having a job that lets you thrive in and out of the office can be a game changer—which is why we’re highlighting the following 11 companies.

Workflow management startup Asana tops "Best Places to Work" lists for its incredible benefits, which include generous leave policies for new parents and paid sabbatical after three years. The flexible culture at Storyblocks gives employees the freedom to manage their own work priorities—and unlimited vacation means they have the freedom to explore the world, too. Fitness lovers’ heart rates will rise at Bankers Healthcare Group’s offerings, which include a fully-equipped on-site gym and meals prepared by a professional chef. And these are just the start!

Whether you need support through milestone moments or want everyday perks that help you live your best life, the companies ahead will show you how to do work-life balance right.

1. Asana

Asana company profile

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.

2. Stephen Gould

Stephen Gould company profile

The groundwork for Stephen Gould’s legacy began in 1939. Rooted in supplying innovative packaging solutions, the family owned business has evolved over three generations to become a global leader, known to companies of all sizes as a partner in design, production, and logistics services. With end-to-end capabilities, Stephen Gould serves its clients as an integral team member in successfully bringing their products to market.

3. Storyblocks

Storyblocks company profile

Storyblocks wants more stories being told around the world. To achieve this, the company provides low-cost access to high quality content so anyone can be a creator and share the story they want to tell. And Storyblocks is a great place to build a career, too. Employees receive trust and autonomy from day one, and leadership is constantly looking for ways to build a healthy work culture in which team members feel safe taking risks. There's a comprehensive onboarding mentorship program, company-sponsored social events, and opportunities for co-workers to get to know each other one-on-one (often over donuts—yum!).

4. HP

HP company profile

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.

5. CarGurus

CarGurus company profile

CarGurus believes a transparent car shopping experience is better for shoppers and sellers alike, and more than 20 million unique monthly visitors to the site and mobile app agree. Headquartered outside Boston, CarGurus blends the feel of a startup with proven business acumen and sustainable growth. The team’s passion for data drives new product development and engineering breakthroughs.

6. eMarketer

eMarketer company profile

Established in 1996, eMarketer is the first place to look when you need data on digital. eMarketer offers data and insights essential to effective performance in the digital world, with a focus on understanding how consumers spend their time and money and how marketers can best communicate with them via digital channels.

7. SmartBrief

SmartBrief company profile

Since 1999, SmartBrief has provided industry news, delivering multi-industry business stories to subscribers and readers at the senior executive level. With editorial excellence and digital technology, and in partnership with premier trade associations, SmartBrief publishes customized content and advertising online and via email and mobile apps to keep professionals insightfully informed.

8. Aira

Aira company profile

Aira empowers a network of trained, professional agents to remotely assist people who are blind or have low vision with virtually any task, at any time. Every day, the team learns how to harness the power of leading-edge technologies to serve an inspiring community of users. Aira's vision is bold. Its mission is clear. Aira agents are passionate and driven, celebrating their successes with vigor. If having a social impact, changing the world, and loving your job sounds appealing, talk to Aira. Aira agents work remotely from home, and as contractors have the freedom of a flexible schedule.
Aira is committed to hiring exceptional individuals in 2019. See more here!

9. Bankers Healthcare Group

Bankers Healthcare Group company profile

Bankers Healthcare Group offers financing solutions to healthcare industry professionals across the United States. Through unique, direct lending practices, the organization is able to provide life-changing loans straight to physicians, dentists, physical therapists, and pharmacists—with an approximate approval time of only 24 hours. The group’s programs are available for both commercial and personal purposes, including new equipment purchase, expansions and improvements, working capital, and more.

10. Cornerstone OnDemand

Cornerstone OnDemand company profile

Recruiting and retaining quality candidates is vitally important to successful businesses the world over, which is why Cornerstone OnDemand is dedicated to providing outstanding talent management to organizations looking to find and develop phenomenal employees. With clients like Walgreens, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and Xerox, Cornerstone is committed to embracing new technology and continually growing.

11. BounceX

BounceX company profile

BounceX believes the best experiences start with knowing your customer. Whether it’s the local barista who knows how you like your latte, or the trusted barber who remembers the exact cut you want, it's this familiarity that keeps you going back. That’s why BounceX’s founding team of marketers set out to build technology that could allow brands to throw out the spammy, e-commerce playbook and bring that kind of tailored experience to shopping online. That same philosophy helped build the company’s award-winning corporate culture, which is highlighted by an inclusive office environment and world-class benefits like paid family leave, career coaching, and a pledge to equal pay.



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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