Finding the right role is priority number one. But let’s be honest: You also want to land a job at a “cool” company you’d be proud to brag about, whether it’s because it has an amazing product or brand, a special workplace culture, or really unique benefits. The companies on this list fit the bill—and they’re all hiring!
Sure, there are well-known names like Booking.com, Shutterstock, Dropbox, and Audible, but as you look through the list, you might learn a few new things as well. For example, find out why Backcountry is an outdoor lover’s dream employer or how the team at Reverb incorporates music into all their office events.
Now’s the time. Get your resume in order and prepare to make all of your friends jealous with a sweet new gig.
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.
Serving the needs of creatives is the name of the Shutterstock game. With an easy-to-search marketplace of over 200 million photos, videos, illustrations, and music, Shutterstock is able to easily operate in more than 150 countries and 20 languages—adding the fast pace solutions of a tech company to the traditional stock agency model.
At Expensify, an expense reporting software company with millions of users worldwide, there are no official titles, managers, or hierarchies. Employees float between teams and create their own paths to success by choosing projects that align with their professional and personal goals. With the support of individual mentors and teammates across the globe, everyone at Expensify has the tools to grow in any direction. They just need to follow two simple rules: “Get shit done, and don’t ruin it for everyone else.”
Reverb has built a community that people from all walks of life turn to for income, inspiration, and the perfect musical instrument. The company has experts in technology, customer engagement, marketing, and more, who come to work each day with one goal: To make the world more musical by making it easy to buy and sell music gear. Reverb has grown a lot since it launched above a drum shop in 2013, but the team is far from finished. The company is looking for team members who are excited about making a positive impact on the musical instrument industry—and growing a career along the way.
5. Good Apple
Good Apple is a nimble, boutique media agency focused on targeted digital media planning and buying in the independent media marketplace. By establishing deep publisher relationships with clients, the company is able to create innovative and efficient campaigns that integrate analytics, improve results, and draw in the audiences most likely to engage with client brands.
Splice is building the next generation of music technology tools. They’re a digital music creation platform that allows artists to sell their sounds for royalty-free use, share their work and collaborate with their peers, and back up their projects in the cloud with unlimited free storage. The people at Splice want to democratize music production so artists of all types and skill levels—from beginners to chart-toppers—can easily join in from around the world.
7. Small Girls PR
Small Girls PR is a creative communications firm that often feels like an advertising agency looking through the lens of earned media. The team has personally come up with campaigns that have become the answer to the NY Times crossword puzzle and the number one trending topic on twitter—without any paid spend. Client work is driven by a long-term strategy that engineers press, is amplified by social media, and is brought to life experientially. Clients range from startups (Hinge, Moda Operandi) to Fortune 500 (Olay, GE), so long as they can match the agency’s appetite for trying things that haven't been done before.
Dropbox is the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, the company is on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.
With more than 38,000 employees globally, Stryker is on a mission to make healthcare better. Their belief—customers and patients are at the heart of everything they do. The company was founded in 1941 by orthopedic surgeon Homer Stryker, as he started to find current products weren’t meeting patient needs and invented new products. Today, innovation continues to be a top priority and new technologies differentiate Stryker as an industry leader.
10. Knot Standard
Knot Standard is a premium custom menswear company. Clients meet with a personal style advisor to discuss their style, get measured, and create their own one-of-a-kind clothing. Knot Standard offers clothing for every occasion—from suits, shirts, and pants to black tie, overcoats, and knitwear. Made for the uncommon man who desires superior quality and exceptional fit, clients can visit one of Knot Standard’s ten national showrooms, or begin their custom process online.
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.
Founded in 2016, Better.com is radically changing the antiquated mortgage infrastructure, replacing it with thoughtful technology that streamlines the homebuying process and eliminates commissions, fees, unnecessary steps, and time-wasting appointments. In 2019, the company launched homeowners insurance, title insurance, and a real estate network, bringing the entire homeownership journey into a one-stop shop. In addition to offering outstanding benefits, Better.com fosters a sense of ownership by giving equity to every employee. As a fast-growing startup, Better.com looks to hire employees who are adaptable, hardworking, and want to make an impact.
13. Tory Burch
Launched in February 2004 with a boutique in New York City, Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand encompassing ready-to-wear clothing, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home, and fragrance. Today, Tory Burch is a global business with a presence in in more than 50 countries.
Backcountry’s mission is to connect people with their passions by offering carefully selected, premium gear and apparel that empowers modern adventure. Employees are avid skiers, campers, hikers, mountain bikers, climbers, and much more, and they use this firsthand knowledge to outfit customers and to inspire them to get outdoors.
15. Automation Anywhere
Automation Anywhere, one of the world’s fastest-growing B2B software companies, provides automation solutions that enable businesses to bypass mundane, robotic tasks so that people can achieve their highest potential. The company’s rapid growth creates opportunities for personal and professional development. Systems and processes that once served the company are being reimagined, which presents a rare opportunity for anyone looking to bring about the future of work. People who thrive at Automation Anywhere flourish in dynamic environments, don’t wait for permission to get things done, and are guided by a personal zeal to serve their customers.
Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. More than 75,000 organizations and millions of users rely on Asana, including AirAsia, AllBirds, Grab, KLM Air France, Kohl’s, Sephora, Traveloka, and Viessmann. Asana has been named as the number one best workplace in the Bay Area by Fortune, and is one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s best places to work. With nine global offices, including its San Francisco headquarters and flagship offices in Dublin, New York, Sydney, and Tokyo, Asana is always looking for collaborative and mission-driven people to help them enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.
WW 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.
After scoping out a brand’s ideal audience and creating messages to engage those customers, Epsilon helps connect with them for long-term business—with a sense of loyalty to match. The global marketing company factors in relevant data, technology solutions, and creative services to be an all-encompassing marketing shop that leads the way in successful modern marketing.
The team at Anheuser-Busch is more than 18,000 strong—united by a passion for brewing great beer and an unwavering commitment to supporting the communities across the country which they call home. Every day, they brew, package, transport, and deliver more than 100 brands in the most efficient and sustainable ways possible. Given the company’s 165+ year history, many are surprised to learn that Anheuser-Busch is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies. They're constantly embracing new technologies, prioritizing innovation, and pushing the envelope. Beer has been bringing people together for centuries, and at Anheuser-Busch, they’re committed to making sure the same holds true for centuries to come.
20. Integral Ad Science
Integral Ad Science is a global technology organization that partners with advertisers and publishers to protect investments, capture consumer attention, and drive business impact. With 18 offices across 13 countries, the company is able to offer employees an incredibly diverse range of projects and growth possibilities to pursue, as well as many international travel opportunities. Integral Ad Science is currently accepting applications in all offices.
Audible is the leading creator and provider of premium digital spoken audio content from audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, and magazine and newspaper publishers. 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.
22. Palo Alto Networks
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.
VSCO builds creative tools, spaces, and connections driven by self-expression. Helping people around the world unlock their creative potential, the company continues to innovate with VSCO Membership, an annual subscription that offers advanced editing features, inspiring editorial content, and immersive community experiences. Across all products and services, VSCO’s mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity.
24. Ultimate Software
At Ultimate Software, people truly come first. The company strongly believes in teamwork, and it encourages and trusts its people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. A leading cloud provider of human capital management solutions, Ultimate’s award-winning UltiPro delivers HR, payroll, talent, compensation, and time and labor management solutions that allow people to work more effectively. Founded in 1990, Ultimate’s team has grown to over 5,000 people.
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