Working at an established, legacy company has its benefits — but for some folks, you just can’t beat the excitement of working at a startup that’s on the up-and-up. Besides the constant innovation, you also get the chance to create an enormous amount of impact at work, wear many different hats and maybe even earn some coveted equity. If that sounds like a dream come true to you, we have a few companies you might like to see.
These employers may not have been around for decades, but they’ve already made a name for themselves. And while they’re successful today, they’re just getting started — check out their open positions now to get in on the excitement!
Glassdoor Rating: 5.0
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA
Why You Should Join: Though the company’s just about two years old, Scoop has already made a significant impact. With a mission to “eliminate traffic and re-imagine transportation, giving life back to commuters and communities,” Scoop’s carpooling service has already reached one million carpools, partnered with large public transit organizations like BART and worked with companies like Tesla, Twitter and Cisco.
What Employees Say: “The leadership at Scoop promotes initiative, ownership and creates an environment that allows you to learn new skills. The product allows you to impact thousands of people every day, sometimes twice a day, with your work.” —Current Employee
Glassdoor Rating: 3.9
Where Hiring: Everywhere! VIPKID lets remote ESL teachers work from home or anywhere else they like.
Why You Should Join: Since its launch in 2014, VIPKID has connected children around the world with top-notch ESL teachers for real-time, one-to-one online English immersion learning. Today, just three years later, the company serves a community of 200k+ paying students and 20k+ teachers in the US and Canada. Recently, the company raised $200 million in its D round of financing — so if you want to join a skyrocketing startup, apply today!
What Employees Say: “I get to work from home. Choose my hours and open my own availability. Meet and teach students from across the world. I can travel with my job, as long as there is a stable internet connection. It pays well… The company is always improving and willing to listen to suggestions from its teachers. The company has a real love for its teachers.” —Current Employee
Glassdoor Rating: 3.8
Where Hiring: San Francisco, CA; Raleigh, NC; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO and more
Why You Should Join: With high-profile companies like General Electric, Ford and Microsoft pouring hundreds of millions into the organization, software and services company Pivotal prides itself on transforming how the world builds software. Pivotal counts over one-third of the Fortune 100 as clients, and has already been valued at $2.8 billion.
What Employees Say: “The company and people are top notch. You work with smart dedicated peers. The company has tremendous growth potential. Excellent work life balance.” —Current Employee
Glassdoor Rating: 4.5
Where Hiring: Lincoln, NE
Why You Should Join: Nebraska’s not exactly well-known for tech startups, but Hudl, a sports analysis software company, might just change that. Hudl has 5.8 million users, including 153K teams across 30+ sports, and 2,600+ D1 and Professional Teams. Notable clients include the United States National Soccer Teams and professional rugby teams in Australia. In 2016, Fast Company even named Hudl to their list of Most Innovative Companies.
What Employees Say: “Great place to grow a career. Hudl provides many opportunities for career advancement and development. Flat culture where you can talk honestly and openly to anyone. Everyone listens and trusts you to do your job… Hudl made me a better person.” —Former Software Engineer
Glassdoor Rating: 4.5
Where Hiring: New York, NY; San Francisco, CA
Why You Should Join: Previously known as Casale Media, this hot adtech startup rebranded in 2015 and has exploded in popularity since then. The company “has increased revenue by more than 100 percent year over year for the past three years,” according to Adweek, and “more than 3,000 domains use the company’s header-bidding technology.” To top it all off, their CEO was just named EY’s 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year in Digital Media and Marketing.
What Employees Say: “The company is growing very quickly, but you still feel noticed as an individual rather than a number. People here genuinely care about each other and it makes working at the company very enjoyable.” —Current EmployeeRead More at Glassdoor