Working for a large, well-known company has many advantages—especially now. Not only are big companies often hiring in a wide variety of roles and in many locations, but they also tend to offer an environment of stability and resiliency from their years of experience and established success. And don’t forget about the opportunities for growth, not to mention the prestige and pride associated with working for a marquee name.
The employers on the list below are all part of the 2020 Fortune 1000 or Fortune Global 500, which rank the highest-grossing companies in the United States and around the world, respectively. And they’re all actively hiring right now! You’ll probably recognize most of the heavy hitters on this list: everything from tech all-stars (Facebook, Samsung Electronics America) to financial firms (BlackRock, Broadridge) to popular consumer brands (Nike, PepsiCo).
If finding an employer that offers stability and opportunity is important to you, take a closer look at the companies below—and then get your resume ready.
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, their clients—from grandparents, doctors, and teachers to large institutions—turn to BlackRock for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. BlackRock is building a culture of innovation, curiosity, and compassion, one that enables every employee to make an impact.
At Siemens, people are on a mission to change the world and are guided by their belief that “we make real what matters.” Siemens has more than 200,000 of the greatest minds coming together from around the world to work in the areas of smart infrastructure, digital industries, mobility, and healthcare. They know that diversity creates more opportunities for success which is why they are proud to be a global and diverse company designing and implementing over 7,600 different inventions around the world each year.
Biogen’s commitment to transforming patient lives by pioneering and leading in neuroscience further underscores their impact in a field with many unmet medical needs. Team members work alongside the best and brightest colleagues from all backgrounds who share an unparalleled passion for caring deeply, working fearlessly, and changing lives. Biogen seeks the best talent with rare and unique skill sets to fuel its innovation and in return offers employees the opportunity to grow and contribute in a niche field. The company is committed to its employees, diversity and inclusion, and environmental sustainability.
PulteGroup is one of America’s largest homebuilding companies and operates in approximately 50 of the leading housing markets in the country. At PulteGroup, building the best homes begins with building the best team, and theirs has been recognized as one of the top 5% engaged organizations worldwide, as measured by Gallup. Employees are part of an organization with a rich history of building consumer inspired homes and communities to make lives better. Success starts with having the right people – those with the right attitude and aptitude. The company seeks out goal-oriented professionals who are creators and leaders. PulteGroup is committed to integrity, diversity, teamwork, ongoing training and development. These values, supported by strong leaders, help create an engaged culture that has led PulteGroup to its position of leadership in the industry. To learn more about their family of companies, take a look at the Pulte Mortgage page.
5. Take-Two Interactive Software
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the world. The company’s products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services through its wholly-owned labels, Rockstar Games and 2K. The company continuously strives to create an environment in which employees are encouraged to be themselves, be inquisitive, and collaborate to achieve their goals. From empowering internships to one-on-one coaching, T2 provides the support their employees need to develop their careers.
Intuit’s mission is to power prosperity around the world. They build web, mobile, and cloud financial solutions that generate more money, more time, and more confidence for millions of people. Leveraging AI and machine learning, they help consumers, small business owners, and the self-employed achieve their dreams of prosperity. No matter what role someone’s in at Intuit, they’ll play a part in launching industry-leading products like TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint.
Mattel is a leading global children’s entertainment company that specializes in design and production of quality toys and consumer products. The company engages consumers through its portfolio of iconic franchises, including Barbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl, Fisher-Price, Thomas & Friends, and MEGA. Their offerings include film and television content, gaming, music, and live events. Mattel operates in over 40 countries outside North America and sells products in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and technology companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in exploring the wonder of childhood and empowering kids to reach their full potential.
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.
9. Liberty Mutual
When people feel a sense of security, they’re free to relax, venture out, and live their life to the fullest. That’s the feeling Liberty Mutual aims to bring to the world every day. Since 1912, Liberty Mutual has been a global leader in property and casualty insurance, with a passion for protecting and preserving people’s lives and dreams in more than 30 countries—and that absolutely includes its employees. Liberty Mutual’s 50,000 person global team is made up of unique thinkers, visionaries, and doers who enjoy working for an evolving company with a deep sense of humanity and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and philanthropy. This means that employees are able to do what they love and go to work knowing that what they do truly matters.
For more than 140 years, Prudential has been helping individual and institutional customers all over the world achieve financial prosperity and peace of mind. They do this by providing a suite of different services, such as life insurance, investment management, and annuities. Prudential cares deeply about the customers they serve and their employees, ensuring that in both cases they’re taking care of the whole person and setting them up for success.
Broadridge, a global fintech company with $4 billion in revenue listed on the S&P 500, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics solutions. The company helps drive business transformation for clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and over 5,000 brands in industries from telecommunications to healthcare.
At The Kroger Family of Companies, their people are their strength. With diverse backgrounds and unique experiences, they tell a story that is all theirs—a story of friendliness, caring, teamwork, and freshness. Together, they Feed the Human Spirit of millions of hungry people every single day. People who are hungry for something that can make their lives healthier, easier, brighter, and a bit lighter. They’re hungry to feel good and do well. So whether they manufacture, market, stock, check, deliver, or manage, the company’s 450,000+ associates try to make the customer experience as uplifting as possible.
The Kroger Family of Companies is redefining the way people shop for groceries by offering anything, anytime, anywhere, in their stores, at pickup lanes, or via automated delivery vehicles. Kroger isn’t just a traditional grocery store. They’re leading the way with the technology, talent, and rewards that provide every associate a career with promise.
AT&T is a world leader in communications and technology, redefining how we engage with media. AT&T continues inventing new ways to deliver entertainment that drives emotional connections and unites people. It’s AT&T’s mission to bring tomorrow’s technology, today. 5G, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and more will play a role in making that experience possible. What ties it all together? Their people. With locations across the U.S. and around the globe, check out what’s available in your area.
More than 50 years ago, Donald Kendall, the CEO of Pepsi-Cola, and Herman Lay, the CEO of Frito-Lay, recognized what they called “a marriage made in heaven.” Their vision led to what quickly became one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies: PepsiCo. Today, PepsiCo’s products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world—all made possible by a team of more than 260,000 passionate associates. To learn more about PepsiCo’s brands, innovation, sustainability, and diversity and engagement, visit www.pepsico.com.
15. Nike, Inc.
Nike, Inc., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. NIKE, Inc. serves consumers worldwide by aligning to four key geographies—North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Greater China, and Asia Pacific and Latin America. Wholly-owned subsidiaries include Converse, which designs, markets, and distributes casual footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company’s world headquarters are in Beaverton, Oregon.
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 associates 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.
Target is one of the world’s most recognized and well-loved brands. The guest-obsessed retail giant is highly regarded as a preferred shopping destination and well known for its commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and community support. But Target’s success is rooted in its willingness to adapt to an evolving marketplace, embrace new trends and technology, and invest in delivering outstanding quality, value and convenience. With its growing suite of in-house brands, emphasis on design and affordability, and innovative fulfillment options, it’s no wonder Target continues to excel as one of America’s leading retailers.
Cinemark believes there’s nothing quite as powerful as great cinematic storytelling on the big screen. And there’s no career quite as rewarding as bringing the immersive moviegoing experience to life, one guest a time. With more than 500 theatres in the U.S. and South and Central America, Cinemark is one of the largest and most innovative movie exhibition companies in the world. Employees enjoy great benefits, like free movies, flexible schedules, and professional growth opportunities. Cinemark knows that an ultimate, larger-than-life entertainment experience begins with a dedicated team of behind-the-scenes stars, delivering guest service that’s nothing short of heroic.
19. Charles Schwab
Financial services can be complicated. Charles Schwab is trying to fix that. They have a history of challenging the status quo and innovating in ways that help individuals create a better tomorrow. Their purpose is to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity, empowering them to take ownership of their financial future at every income level and life stage.
Over 25 years ago, CarMax revolutionized the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity car buying experience customers want and deserve. Today CarMax continues to disrupt the market by utilizing cutting-edge technologies and programs to create the future of car buying. This innovative thinking has helped them become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars with more than 195 stores nationwide.
21. 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.
22. American Express
Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer, and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel, and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, they help customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. They enable their customers to do and achieve more.
More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE—a financial services organization—pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever online trade placed by an individual investor. Since then, the company has continued to challenge conventions and put customers first. Today, E*TRADE advocates for all investors through its powerful technology and professional guidance.
McDonald’s is a people business just as much as it is a restaurant business. They strive to be the most inclusive brand in the world by building diverse teams who create delicious, feel-good moments that are easy for everyone to enjoy. Joining McDonald’s means thinking big on a daily basis and preparing for a career that can have impact around the world. Their new, state-of-the-art headquarters in downtown Chicago is set up to be a global hub that fosters innovation: Take a class at Hamburger University, sample future menu items in their Test Kitchen, and use the latest technology to stay in touch with the global team. With monthly organized events, massive outdoor spaces, an 8000-square-foot gym, and an on-site McDonald's serving international favorites, their office helps them connect with each other like never before.
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.
26. Goldman Sachs
At Goldman Sachs, your skills and experiences will create a world of possibilities for our clients. From the latest IPO and market insights to investments in clean energy and infrastructure, each one of our teams contributes to innovations that drive progress around the world. Make things possible at Goldman Sachs Careers
Philips is committed to making life better for millions of people around the world. Its teams pride themselves on the meaningful innovations and solutions they are providing to healthcare challenges around them and recognize that individuals who are part of Philips should be led and supported to develop to their fullest potential. At Philips, people can make an impact where it matters. Check out their careers site.
28. Gap Inc.
Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea—to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 50 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with seven brands—Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, Intermix, Janie and Jack, and Hill City. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through company-operated stores, franchise stores, and e-commerce sites.
Intel’s mission is to shape the future of technology to help create a better future for the entire world. By pushing forward in fields like AI, analytics, and cloud-to-edge technology, Intel’s work is at the heart of countless innovations. From major breakthroughs, such as self-driving cars and rebuilding the coral reefs, to things that make everyday life better, like blockbuster effects and improved shopping experiences—they’re all powered by Intel technology. With a career at Intel, you have the opportunity to help make the future more wonderful for everyone.
Paychex is a leading provider of HR, payroll, benefits, and insurance services. By combining innovative software-as-a-service technology and mobile-first platform, Paychex Flex®, with dedicated, personal service, Paychex empowers small- and medium-sized businesses to focus on the growth and management of their organizations. The company supports more than 650,000 customers throughout the U.S. and Europe with HR and payroll solutions. Despite having 15,000-plus employees, the environment at Paychex is incredibly close-knit; co-workers have even been known to attend each other’s weddings.
31. Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense, and cyberspace to meet the ever-evolving needs of customers worldwide. Their 90,000 employees are Defining Possible every day using science, technology, and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products, and services. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as candidates’ interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow them to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions, and disciplines.
32. UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group, the parent organization of UnitedHealthcare and Optum, is one of the world’s leading diversified health care companies. Their goal is to improve the lives and health of others by helping to drive affordability, accessibility, and quality of care while also helping shape the way the health system works in the future. As a part of a global team, the people at UnitedHealth Group are passionate and motivated to tackle some of the toughest problems the industry is facing while building a meaningful career.
33. Samsung Electronics America
Samsung is at the forefront of innovation, developing technologies that bring people together. As a global company founded in South Korea, Samsung’s dynamic, multicultural environment stretches its employees to break down barriers and create a more connected world. For decades, Samsung’s forward-thinking and diverse teams have pushed humanity ahead—from cutting-edge home appliances and entertainment systems to mobile and the advancement of 5G, and all of the discoveries still to come. People who work at Samsung see every challenge as an opportunity to improve the status quo with an all-hands mentality and a dedication to solving tomorrow’s problems.
34. MUFG in the Americas
MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MUFG), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately $2.8 trillion (USD) as of March 31, 2019.
They operate 351 branches, consisting primarily of Union Bank® retail banking branches in west coast states, along with commercial branches in Texas, Illinois, New York, and Georgia. They provide a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, and retail banking and wealth management solutions, as well as an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions, such as investment banking, personal and corporate trust, global custody, transaction banking, capital markets, and more.
For anyone who is curious about what’s next, committed to developing new ideas, and accountable for results, then this is the place to build their momentum.
GSK dedicates itself to creating a healthier population the whole world over by researching and developing a broad range of innovative products in pharmaceutical, vaccine, and consumer healthcare arenas. The company boasts commercial operations in more than 150 countries, as well as 89 manufacturing sites and R&D centers in the U.K., U.S., and Belgium.
Activision has been changing the way people play for the past 40 years—as the leading developer and publisher of video games, the Activision team has created some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking, and beloved franchises in the industry. Ask anyone who works there about the best part of their job and they’ll say it’s the people. While Activision has world-class brands, infrastructure, and resources, the truth is that great games start with great people.
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