It’s a familiar story: After weeks, if not months, of deep thought, you’re 100% sure it’s time to change jobs. The only thing is, you have absolutely no idea where to start looking. Fortunately for you, our list of great companies is the perfect compass.
Maybe you’ll find your way at MealPal, which helps hungry workers save money on delicious weekday lunches. Perhaps diving into the dating world behind the scenes at Hinge is where your true passion lies. Maybe you dream of making it at a top media company like USA TODAY NETWORK. Or maybe you’ll find your stride at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a nonprofit watchdog that protects U.S. investors. Scroll through the 26 companies below and you just might have the “a-ha!” moment you’ve been waiting for.
1. USA TODAY NETWORK
Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK stands as one of the top 20 digital companies in the country with a loyal following of readers who value fact-based journalism, commitment to serve local communities, and innovative content delivery. The USA TODAY NETWORK doesn't just understand the different paths people take in life, they celebrate them. They empower communities to connect, act, and thrive. The NETWORK's goal is to be essential to consumers and marketers seeking meaningful connections with their communities. And the NETWORK's diverse voices, backgrounds, and specialties are fundamental to achieving it.
T-Mobile is a place for collaboration, creativity and fast-paced change. As the Un-carrier, and America's most loved wireless company, their 50,000 plus customer-obsessed team members are united in their mission to build the future of technology and change wireless for good.
DIG is a community of chefs, farmers, creatives, activists, and innovators devoted to rebuilding the food system through vegetables. They're creating a new kind of restaurant group that connects people to good food at an affordable price. Since launching in 2011, they've opened 27 restaurants, partnered with 80+ independent farms, and taught thousands of people how to cook (really cook) in DIG kitchens. But their story is just beginning. The next few years will be a period of growth as the company expands their footprint and explores new ways to deliver a better food future for generations to come.
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 ours 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 our family of companies, take a look at our Pulte Mortgage page.
6. VMware Carbon Black
Carbon Black is now part of VMware. Founded in 2002, VMware Carbon Black is a leading endpoint security company dedicated to protecting the world from cyberattacks. They offer different solutions—including both on-premise and cloud options—that protect people from cyber threats, ensuring all data and information is secure. VMware Carbon Black serves over 5,600 global customers of various sizes and verticals, and went public in 2018.
7. Stephen Gould
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.
Everyone deserves a smile they love. SmileDirectClub helps people get the smile they have always wanted by delivering invisible aligners direct to customers for 60% less than traditional aligners and braces. People get started with either an at-home impression kit or a one-time 3D scan at one of the company's SmileShops. SmileDirectClub then connects people with a state-licensed dental provider who remotely prescribes and manages their case, eliminating the hassle of in-office monthly check-ins.
Betterment is a smart, modern way to invest. Named as one of Forbes Fintech 50 in 2018, Betterment is shaping the future of financial services by increasing customers’ long-term returns and lowering taxes for retirement planning, building wealth, and other financial goals. Betterment takes advanced investment strategies and uses technology to deliver them across three business lines.
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.
Esri is the market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping. Its technology combines the science of geography with the power of GIS—think high-tech maps—to make the world work better. By enabling customers to design more efficient cities, deliver clean water and electricity, fight crime, slow climate change, and stamp out disease, Esri is helping create the maps that run the world and shape the future.
Lever builds powerful, modern recruiting software for teams to source, interview, and hire top talent. By making recruiting collaborative, seamless, and, above all, human, Lever is on a mission to help the world hire with conviction.
Aptean provides very specific industries with very specific enterprise resource planning, supply chain management, and compliance management technology solutions. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive economy, organizations don’t have time to waste forcing homegrown software, spreadsheets, and one-size-fits-all solutions to do things they were never designed to do. Aptean is on a mission to end those workarounds with industry-specific solutions instead of generic software, expert support instead of making customers go it alone, and a steady influx of new ideas instead of the status quo. That’s why thousands of highly specialized organizations in more than 20 industries and 74 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday operations.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority—FINRA—is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity. The company’s highly trained team of professionals protect investors by writing and enforcing the critical rules and regulations that govern about 3,600 firms and 630,000 brokers across the country. FINRA’s ultimate goal is to foster robust, but fair and orderly, markets in which investors can feel confident.
Policygenius puts equal focus on its customers and its culture—that's how it hires and retains some of the best talent in the industry. Employees have a diverse set of backgrounds, and all are passionate about building a new and innovative product for an outdated industry and providing people with financial protection. To keep employees engaged, Policygenius puts a strong focus on career development that helps them continually learn, experiment, and grow—and as an added bonus, the office is dog-friendly and full of quirky and fun traditions.
At Accolade, employees start every day inspired by the possibility of reinventing healthcare. From offering highly personalized support for its members to developing an array of world-class technologies, Accolade is a trusted resource that empowers people to make educated health decisions—all while saving them money.
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.
18. Verb Surgical
Verb Surgical, along with physicians and administrators, is creating the future of surgery—a future with improved patient outcomes, better information, and greater hospital efficiency around the world. Verbs are action words that are known for connecting someone who does something with something that needs doing. Verb Surgical's actions will connect surgeons to an end-to-end platform for surgery.
Justworks is leveling the playing field with seamless payroll, tax filings, HR support, and access to affordable benefits. It’s an all-in-one solution designed to help companies focus on what matters most—growing their businesses. Justworks is both simple and seamless for both business owners and their employees.
20. Wounded Warrior Project
Wounded Warrior Project—or WWP—is transforming the way America’s injured veterans are empowered, employed, and engaged in their communities. WWP works with warriors and their families to create paths toward success as they transition back into civilian life. Through direct programs and services, WWP connects warriors to a network of support and resources to address their evolving needs. The WWP team is passionate about creating impact—and since 2003 have improved the lives of over half a million warriors and their families. In fact, many WWP employees are veterans themselves and have experienced firsthand the benefits of its programs and services.
21. 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.
MealPal’s smart bot app lets its subscribers conveniently lunch for less. Launched in NYC, London, Singapore, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne, Chicago, DC, Miami, LA, and San Francisco—with more locations to follow—MealPal helps weekday lunchers please any palate with delicious choices from over 4000 local restaurants. Users skip long lines with MealPal’s money-saving pre-paid food discounts and enjoy lovely lunches daily, hassle-free.
Lytx is a market-leading innovator that develops technologies to change driver behavior and make roadways safer. The company employs more than 500 employees worldwide, all of whom make meaningful contributions to helping their clients save lives every day. In November of 2018, Lytx opened an office in Framingham, MA.
24. AB Tasty
AB Tasty empowers teams to build optimization roadmaps that delight users and yield maximum results. By analyzing thousands of customer journeys, AB Tasty helps companies better understand user behavior, identify and correct points of friction on their websites, and create personalized web experiences—all in the service of increasing conversion rates. AB Tasty is looking for employees that work hard, can adapt to a fast-growing and dynamic team, and can uphold its five company values of client satisfaction, team spirit, innovation, reactivity, and enthusiasm.
A career at Muscular Dystrophy Association—or MDA—is a career with purpose. Through its innovations in science, MDA is accelerating the deveopment of therapies and cures, and through its innovations in care is providing programs and services that enhance the lives of people with neuromuscular disease. Employees aid in MDA's mission every day by finding research breakthroughs, caring for kids and adults, and empowering families with services and support.
26. Intelliware Development
Intelliware is a custom software development and consulting company. Founded in 1990 and based in Toronto, Intelliware is a recognized leader in Agile software development working with top global organizations in financial services, healthcare, retail, and government.
In today's digital world, singles are so busy swiping left and right that they're not actually connecting in person, where it counts. Hinge is on a mission to change that with a dating app that's designed to be deleted. While most app companies focus on increasing user sessions and time spent in the app, Hinge wants to achieve meaningful end results (dates and relationships) with no rules, timers, or games involved. Hinge is invested in its employees and believes in great people over process. Decisions are pushed to the front lines, with leaders providing feedback and coaching.
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