If you’re ready to start a new job search—or kick it into high gear after an end-of-year lull—now’s a great time to put your name out there. In fact, many employers are making it a priority to find new talent right now, including this list of 18 companies.
From a store associate at Nike to a remote cloud security engineer at SaaS company KnowBe4, there are tons of positions available across a range of industries. And when you browse each company’s profile on The Muse, you can learn about their culture and values, perks and benefits, and even hear from real employees about their experiences. For example, Arthur Wei, a controller at Stride, talks about how the insurance company’s quarterly mental health days promote a healthier work-life balance. “The company really values these days as time to step away from work and recharge your own batteries,” he says.
These are only a few examples of what you can discover on this list. Keep reading to find out more about these amazing companies and their job opportunities.
1. 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. At Nike, it’s in their nature to innovate and their mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. They embrace different perspectives—from scientists and designers to coders and quarterbacks—because they know everyone brings unique experiences and ideas to the team.
To serve athletes across the hundreds of countries where they do business, Nike needs teams that truly reflect the diversity of their consumers and a culture of inclusivity. They aim to foster inclusion and embrace diversity throughout their business, teams, and culture to bring them closer to the consumer, create breakthrough innovations, and empower employees to realize their full potential. Nike’s diverse, high-performing teams around the world are united by a love of sport and share a singular goal: to make all athletes better.
"It's a rare opportunity to work in the private sector doing public good. Stride is one of those rare opportunities." - Peter Lee, Executive Director, Covered California.
We're helping people who really need a whole lot of help, like rideshare and delivery drivers, grocery shoppers, house cleaners, dog walkers and handymen get their own affordable benefits. Many of these workers don't speak English at home, don't have more than a high school education, use their phones as their main computer, and need to tackle complex things like health insurance and taxes all on their own.
That's where Stride comes in. We're a collaborate, mission-driven team making it easy for these essential workers to get the benefits they need to keep themselves and their families physically and financially healthy. We work hard but know that the best way to take great care of our customers is to take great care of our team first.
3. Terrapin Beer
At Terrapin, the values truly define the company. From creating an open environment where anyone can express their ideas and everyone is accessible to ensuring that safety on the work-site is paramount, each employee knows they matter. Team members enjoy the opportunity to move up in the company without sacrificing a healthy work-life balance.
Click here to see Terrapin’s interactive company culture deck.
A quick web search will tell you that KnowBe4 is a highly-awarded employer - from placing on several of Fortune’s Best Workplaces lists to earning regional awards around the globe. But what really makes KnowBe4 stand out as an employer? The short answer is that KnowBe4’s founder and CEO, Stu, has built a fun, welcoming, and sane work environment that values its people.
KnowBe4 has the power, structure, and influence of a large global organization, with the close-knit feel of a small start-up. Employees hear from the CEO and other executives daily during company-wide meetings where team members are given direct, transparent, and honest communication. The one-of-a-kind “Fun and Shenanigans” team always comes up with new games and team-building ideas to keep everyone connected. Our Career Coach helps employees advance their careers within KnowBe4, with a culture that prioritizes continued learning through certification bonuses, tuition reimbursement, and periodic training.
Finally, the KnowBe4 team feels a strong sense of pride for the positive impact they have on the world. KnowBe4 is the provider of the world's largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, which is used by tens of thousands of organizations around the globe. KnowBe4 enables organizations to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering by helping them train employees to make smarter security decisions, every day. As the security awareness training industry continues to grow rapidly, our team is laying the foundations of this branch of cybersecurity and working to help protect our world from hackers and cybercriminals.
5. Charles Schwab
Charles Schwab was founded on the idea that everyone should have the opportunity to own their future – and that principle still guides our firm today. As an industry innovator recognized for excellence in service, our clients trust us to provide the guidance needed to help them reach their unique financial goals. Working at Schwab means joining a team where everyone is empowered to build a diverse, rewarding career. We succeed together through our inclusive, collaborative culture that’s focused on one common goal: to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve.
6. Wilton Brands
Wilton Brands is passionate about bringing the love of baking and decorating to everyone, everywhere, every day. As styles, trends, and tastes change, the company evolves to make sure it’s bringing the latest and most relevant products and ideas to the market. Wilton has other locations in Bentonville, AR, Hudson, OH, Brentwood, TN, Dallas, TX, Ashland, VA, Canada, and China. Wilton is owned by Dr. August Oetker KG, a privately held company based in Germany. Dr. Oetker is a global leader in the food and beverage industries. Follow Wilton on social media at @WiltonBrands.
CarMax revolutionized the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity car buying experience customers want and deserve. This disruptive thinking has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars with more than 230 stores nationwide. And thanks to our amazing team of more than 30,000 associates, we have been recognized as one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® - 18 years in a row!
8. KIPP NYC Public Schools
KIPP NYC teachers partner with families and communities to create nurturing, rigorous, and joyful schools in pursuit of a more just world. Our teachers are committed to our mission to prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose.
At KIPP NYC, we invest in your career as much as we invest in you as a person. Sustainable work hours and built in opportunities for wellness throughout the year allow us to retain staff over the long term. Acknowledgement of commitment to our organization through rewards such as longevity compensation, monetary reimbursement for continuing education and sabbatical are just a few elements that make KIPP one of the most competitive education organizations in NYC. We honor the innate talent and hard-earned skill our teachers bring to KIPP NYC. Our leadership both listens to and advocates for teacher perspectives.
9. Success Academy Charter Schools
Working at Success Academy means joining a leading-edge organization where remarkable people are working boldly and urgently to overturn educational inequities. Our teachers bring their creativity, passion, and drive for excellence to help us build extraordinary K-12 public schools where children—and the adults who work there—are nurtured and empowered to reach their fullest potential.
At SA, you’ll receive training, career development, mentorship, and coaching from the moment you start, so you can quickly grow your skills and build a strong professional foundation. You’ll work closely with a team of smart, committed colleagues and be supported at every step with a fully resourced classroom, an innovative curriculum, and cutting-edge technology. Start here and gain valuable and transferable job skills, while building a network of lifelong friends and contacts.
BrainPOP is a family-owned educational technology company that makes rigorous learning experiences accessible and engaging for all. Their animated movies, student creation and reflection tools, learning games, interactive quizzes, and playful assessments have been making a difference in K–12 classrooms since 1999. The people at BrainPOP believe in the power of changing kids’ lives through education. Their mission is to empower kids to shape the world around them and within them. In addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package and putting an emphasis on work-life balance, BrainPOP makes it a point to have a lot of fun. They are also committed to diversity and inclusion, and welcome people of all backgrounds to the BrainPOP family. The team is made up of educators, artists, foodies, data scientists, film buffs, published authors, cyclists, dual-citizens, programmers, and so much more.
Named a top workplace by the Denver Post ten years in a row, WellPower firmly believes that people can, and do, recover from mental illness—and hires people dedicated to working toward that goal. The organization provides services that enable adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, help children become more resilient, and ensure that families are happier and healthier.
12. Restoration Management Company
For more than 35 years, Restoration Management Company has been providing residents and business owners exceptional service in the states of California, Texas, Washington, Colorado and Arizona, as well as catastrophe sites across the U.S. RMC stands out in the restoration field because of their professionally trained employees, commitment to customer service, and seamless processes that only a private company can provide. Work-life balance is very important to RMC as well as team spirit. Every day is unique and meaningful for RMC employees as they help people get their homes and business back in order after fires, floods and other environmental situations.
13. Gentle Dental
Gentle Dental provides high-quality comprehensive care including general dentistry, orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, pedodontics, prosthodontic, and oral surgery. Gentle Dental serves patients in 180 different locations in eight western states under the brands Gentle Dental and Smile Keepers. Each team member is patient-driven and proves time and time again that group dentistry can provide a better, more ethical, and more comprehensive alternative for patients.
14. Macquarie Group
We are a global financial services organization with Australian heritage, operating in 34 markets. Our purpose is empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future. We believe in a workplace where every person is valued for their uniqueness, empowered to share their perspective and where different views and ideas are embraced.
15. Abnormal Security
At Abnormal Security, we take a fundamentally different approach to our technology and our talent experience - challenging the traditional constraints of the old to relentlessly create something better for our customers and employees every day.
Our product was born out of a gap in the email security market, and has taken the industry by storm at an unprecedented pace. Our culture was cut from the same cloth. Today, we're a mission-driven, high velocity growth company who believes that driven, exceptional builders shouldn't have to make tradeoffs in their career.
Here, you'll have a massive impact AND feel secure. You'll be supported by industry veterans AND have the opportunity to stretch your skillset. You'll gain 4x more learning here in 1 year than anywhere else AND still have time to enjoy the things you love outside of work. You'll be challenged AND rewarded.
16. Cash App
At Cash App, our mission is simple yet ambitious: to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available, and universally accessible. To make this real, we’re building a team of dreamers, innovators, and risk-takers to break the mold of what a financial brand can be. If that’s you, consider this your invitation to join us, and build a future for your career where you feel the impact of your work each day. Where your ideas actually ship. And where you are supported and empowered the whole way.
The demand for our technology is growing rapidly – so is our team.
Infogrid now operates across the globe with over 250 people helping to drive our mission forward.
We’re an output driven organization and offer flexible working as well as fostering a transparent & inclusive environment.
These are the values we live by:
Chase it - Drive a high-performing, ‘go-getter’ attitude to become a trailblazing, world-renowned company
Own it - Embrace our culture of trust by taking ownership and accountability to make good on your promises
Deliver it - Innovate with simplicity and agility to deliver excellence and outstanding customer experiences
Support it - Be excellent to each other to nurture a supportive, welcoming and wonderful place to work
Sustain it - Build and promote practices that create a more sustainable world and healthy workplace
We love responsibility and autonomy, so we are organically remote-friendly. You can work from anywhere you want as long as the job is done: plain and simple. On that topic. We pride ourselves on not knowing everything because it
means we have more room to improve. However, we are methodical about how we approach problems:
🎯 Having clear KPIs
🧐 Analyzing data and identifying issues
📝 Planning and executing a hypothesis
♽ Rinse, repeat.
This simple principle is applied by everyone, across all teams, and helped us grow tremendously. If this is you, then you're in the right place.
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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