We know that times have been tough for a lot of people lately. With many states having gone into lockdown mode due to COVID-19, too many companies have had to lay off employees or put jobs on hold until they could once again open their doors for business.
But we’ve got good news: so many companies are still hiring, and the future is looking up as companies are getting back to business once again.
Whether you’ve been out of work due to the pandemic, or if you’re just looking to make some changes to your career in this next period, we’ve got your back.
Here are just a few of the many companies hiring now. What we love about these particular companies is that employees love working there! That’s why all 5 of these companies made it onto CareerBliss’ 2020 list of 50 happiest companies!
How do we determine a happy company? We don’t make the decisions. Real employees do. They rank their employing companies on a number of different factors that our happiness experts have discovered are vital to happiness on the job, including: One’s relationship with management and company CEO, compensation, workplace environment, growth opportunities, satisfaction with one's job role, and one’s overall workplace setting.
Out of 200,000 companies analyzed, only 50 make this list each year.
So without further adieu, here are 5 cool companies that are hiring NOW (and follow us on Instagram @careerbliss to see all 50 happiest companies, see companies hiring, and get tips for your job search).
You probably know the company for it’s big, yellow tractors. Today, Caterpillar (CAT) spans the globe with more than 200,000 employees. Working at CAT means embracing values that drive the spirit of the company and the customers that move the soil and create new possibilities in the world. Learn more about the company.
Why they’re cool
Caterpillar believes in the unique value of every team member, and are committed to creating and ensuring diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Their voluntary Employee Resource Groups connect employees who share life experiences and/or interests, and provide personal and professional development opportunities. And their employees report high happiness!
Said one Caterpillar employee
“I have worked for Caterpillar for 14 years. They are a great company and allow several different types of employees to work together for several different reasons. A lot of their goals taught me a lot about making improvements at work and in my out of work lifestyle. It made me see how change and investigation was important overall."
Comcast is the largest cable operator, largest home internet services provider, and the third largest home telephone service provider in the United States. The company provides cable television, broadband internet, and telephone services to residential and commercial areas. Learn more about the company.
Why they’re cool
Comcast is at the forefront of innovation and connection. With an inspiring community that reflects your values and enables you to make a positive impact; a supportive, family-like team; great opportunities, tools and support for your career growth; and the satisfaction of knowing you’re making an impact, Comcast as a company checks a whole lot of boxes. And they rank number 5 on our list of Happiest Companies!
Said one Comcast employee:
"With offices and employees across the globe, it is evident that there are ample opportunities to grow within Comcast. Leadership genuinely cares for both their employees and customer's satisfaction and strives to improve upon their service daily. There are new projects and initiatives occurring regularly, keeping employees motivated and excited to come to work!"
Apple is a multinational company that designs, markets, and sells consumer electronics, personal computers, and computer software. The company is best known for its Macintosh personal computers, iPhone and iPad mobile devices, iPod portable digital music players, and series of Mac operating systems. Apple also makes application software, computer accessories, television, and other products. Learn more about the company.
Why they’re cool:
Apple is one of the most innovative companies driven by real, everyday awesome people, and they believe that each person on their team is an innovator or innovator-to-be. The company protects the human rights of every worker in their supply chain and invests in educational programs to give people everywhere the opportunity to grow. Along with its aim to leave the world a better place, the company is driven by innovation, collaboration, and the well-being of its people. Learn more about the company.
Said one Apple employee:
"Excellent organization with cutting edge revolutionary engineering. Innovation occurs every day. Fun, accommodating environment that believes more in the quality of work and results than on norms such as dressing or formalities of operation. Excellent internship program, creating well rounded engineers ready for taking on full time roles."
A privately held professional service company, Deloitte offers services to clients all around the globe. They work closely with companies to find the opportunities that have been missed and explore solutions for various challenges. They assist with several angles including taxes, risk, strategy, technology, human capital, assurance and advisory, accounting and other financial aspects. Highly ranked by Fortune and BusinessWeek as a great place to work, Deloitte is always seeking out talented people to help the company move forward. Learn more about the company.
Why they’re cool
Deloitte has made Fortune’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 19 years running for their people and culture. They are committed to innovation, constant learning and fostering an inclusive workplace. Deloitte values the health and well-being of its employees, and it shows in everything from how they treat employees to their generous benefits package.
Said one Deloitte employee:
“Deloitte is a leading professional services firm, focused on delivering strategies and solutions to their clients. I've worked at Deloitte for 1.5 years and have found an extremely strong culture of mentorship and desire to deliver high quality products to the clients."
Bank of America
Bank of America is the fifth-largest company in the United States and the second-largest non-oil company. Its retail banking operation has an impressive network of 5,900 banking centers backed up by 18,000 ATMs covering all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and 40 countries outside the United States. They are also a major player in the investment banking industry. Learn more about the company.Why they’re cool
Diversity and inclusion are central to the values and core of the company. This drives workplace practices and programs that support women, minorities, service members and veterans, and people with disabilities. With annual events and fitness challenge opportunities to foster social, physical and mental wellness, Bank of America is driven to help their team succeed.
Said one Bank of America employee:
"I worked full-time at Bank of America in Global Technology for a number of years. The amount of work and deadlines were challenging, but the teamwork was incredible. My teams were global, with members spread across all continental US time zones, plus India, Canada and Mexico. It was a great place to work."
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