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The Key To Greater Job Satisfaction?

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TAGS: Career advice, Job search, Dow Jones, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Square, GE, OnDeck

“Workers who feel a higher calling in their jobs are among the most content,” according to the American Psychological Association. Sometimes, we hear from women on Fairygodboss that they are not unhappy with their job per se, but they have a nagging feeling that it doesn’t feel like they are making a larger contribution.

There are many companies out there who are changing the world every day. And whatever your role, simply by joining them, your work makes a difference - which may leaad to much greater job satisfaction for you. Read about these 6 amazing companies that are out to change the world. They are hiring! Find jobs on Fairygodboss now.  

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering is the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center. The goal: to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future.

Memorial Sloan Kettering is hiring...and you don’t have to be a doctor to join this worthwhile cause. Jobs are available in technology, healthcare, research, and administration in New York City and Monmouth, NJ.

Square
Square started with a simple idea: that every seller - no matter how small - should be able to accept credit cards easily. That idea helped them completely change the way buyers and sellers -- especially small businesses -- conduct transactions. Their mission: To make commerce easy.

Square is a big success, and the company is growing quickly. Benefits are incredible -- including 3 free meals a day and a gym, plus unlimited PTO.

Square is hiring all kinds of jobs in San Francisco, New York City and elsewhere.

Dow Jones
Independent journalism is central to democracy. Every day, the talented reporters at Dow Jones, parent company of The Wall Street Journal, work hard to expose important information about companies and governments so our society can be better informed. And everyone who works for Dow Jones is a part of that effort - whether they are star journalists or they work on the finance team.

Consider bringing your talents to this important effort. Every day, your work will make a difference to our country and our world -- and that sure feels good. Dow Jones is hiring in their New York City headquarters, or in their extensive facility in Princeton, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson
According to Johnson & Johnson, “By caring for the world one person at a time, we aspire to help billions of people live longer, healthier, happier lives.” Employees at J&J say they are united in work that helps improve lives and make people healthier. What could be a better way to spend your working day?

Johnson & Johnson is hiring across many disciplines. Jobs are based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania - with much flexibility.

OnDeck
OnDeck was founded by 2007 with the goal of making capital more accessible to small businesses. More money for small businesses means more opportunity. OnDeck aims to be the most trusted small business lender, and it’s growing quickly so there are lots of opportunities to join this team that is smart, innovative and knows how to have fun.

OnDeck has jobs available in accounting, operations, marketing, product, sales and more. Employees love the perks - including learning opportunities like conference and tuition reimbursement. OnDeck has locations in New York City, Arlington, VA, and Denver, CO.

GE
GE is changing the world through digital transformation. As the company says, “It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world.  You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better.  GE has been and is doing that and will continue to do that!  We are the world’s digital industrial company.”

So if you want to jump into those uncharted waters with GE, apply for a job here.

 

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Related Community Discussions

  • I am trying to change career paths. I was laid off in Nov. 2016. I spoke with a master resume writer yesterday who recommended an entirely new resume, LinkedIn overhaul, valuation letter and summary/biography all for close to $3000. I also received a call for an interview for a part-time job, $10/hour, no benefits. Needless to say I burst into tears by the end of the day.

    I had high hope when I obtained my law degree (especially after working full-time & attending night classes). I've tried contacting the law school and my undergrad career centers but have received only nominal assistance. They both wished me luck, gave me login's to their job portals and had nothing more to suggest.

    Someone mentioned networking & I agree that is an option but here in Michigan is comes with a fee to attend events, seminars or join associations. I understand we are all trying to make money but I graduated from law school during the recession and have 6 figures in student loans. I also am running out of unemployment.

    The master resume writer explained only 15% of people get hired from online applications. Is that true? If so then why are we even bothering with an online system at all? She suggested I find the hiring manager & connect with that person. The hiring manager is sometimes 2 people deep in the company so how do I find the person who told HR that they need a person for X job?

    I've reached out to people on LinkedIn and have not gotten much response or advice. Are there any mentors or HR people that can suggest anything that is free? My mom thinks I should go back to school but with a BA and JD that I am still paying for adding to the debt with no promises that another degree will land me a job doesn't seem wise.

    I am frustrated, disheartened and angry that the process of finding a job has become so convoluted but understand why it has. I've read so many articles on LinkedIn that they conflict with one another...you need a cover letter, no you need a pain letter, don't bother you don't need these because HR won't read it. Your resume needs skills, don't list your skills, list dates, don't list dates, take off references. Which article do I believe? Adding insult to injury the unemployment agency here requires your resume to be uploaded to the talent network. Do you know what companies contacted me expressing interest in my skill-set? Tru-Green lawn care as a fertilizer sprayer and a local manufacture as a line-worker. Is that all I am capable of and are they even reading my resume?

    If there is anyone out there who can help please respond and as 1 talk-show host says everyday at the end of her show remember to "be king to one another".

  • My friend just told me (she was trying to be nice) that I'm limiting my career potential because I don't wear makeup to work. Do you think she's right? Do I need to wear makeup to be "professional?"

  • Does anyone here work for Earnst & Young? I see their communications department is hiring for multiple roles I think I'm qualified for. I'd like to learn more "inside scoop" from a current or former employee. Also looking to learn more about how this department is structured so I can figure out which of the positions I should apply for. Don't want to apply for all of them and have it look as if I'm spamming them with my resume.

  • Any advice for someone searching for work during their first trimester of pregnancy? I currently work with a temp agency for income and am applying for my next role. From what I've read on the boards, it seems that most women are firmly established at their companies but I was forced to look for a new role outside of my former company due to a health condition. They were unwilling to move me to a different role within the company. Any suggestions on how to navigate the next 4-6 months before giving birth?

  • The previous post is a hard act to follow, but here goes: Within a week or two, I will be laid off from the ad agency where I work. Unfortunately, this is a hazard of working at an agency. If the agency loses a major client (or, as in our case, two), staff are let go. For me, this is deja vu; at my last job, also at an agency, we lost a major client and 11 staffers were laid off (including me).

    The advertising industry skews quite young. I laugh when I see a job posting for a "senior" copywriter requiring only three years of experience (I have more than 20).

    While I am seeking a permanent, full-time position either remotely or in the Greater Philadelphia/South Jersey region, I am considering going freelance. I have had a freelance business on the side for decades, but never made the leap.

    So, if anyone has advice on making a living as a freelancer, let me know. Or, if you have any ideas on how to "spin" my experience in a positive way, please share. (And if you want to send a job offer my way, that's OK, too!)

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The Key To Greater Job Satisfaction?

The Key To Greater Job Satisfaction?

“Workers who feel a higher calling in their jobs are among the most content ,” according to the American Psychological Association. Some...

“Workers who feel a higher calling in their jobs are among the most content,” according to the American Psychological Association. Sometimes, we hear from women on Fairygodboss that they are not unhappy with their job per se, but they have a nagging feeling that it doesn’t feel like they are making a larger contribution.

There are many companies out there who are changing the world every day. And whatever your role, simply by joining them, your work makes a difference - which may leaad to much greater job satisfaction for you. Read about these 6 amazing companies that are out to change the world. They are hiring! Find jobs on Fairygodboss now.  

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Memorial Sloan Kettering is the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center. The goal: to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future.

Memorial Sloan Kettering is hiring...and you don’t have to be a doctor to join this worthwhile cause. Jobs are available in technology, healthcare, research, and administration in New York City and Monmouth, NJ.

Square
Square started with a simple idea: that every seller - no matter how small - should be able to accept credit cards easily. That idea helped them completely change the way buyers and sellers -- especially small businesses -- conduct transactions. Their mission: To make commerce easy.

Square is a big success, and the company is growing quickly. Benefits are incredible -- including 3 free meals a day and a gym, plus unlimited PTO.

Square is hiring all kinds of jobs in San Francisco, New York City and elsewhere.

Dow Jones
Independent journalism is central to democracy. Every day, the talented reporters at Dow Jones, parent company of The Wall Street Journal, work hard to expose important information about companies and governments so our society can be better informed. And everyone who works for Dow Jones is a part of that effort - whether they are star journalists or they work on the finance team.

Consider bringing your talents to this important effort. Every day, your work will make a difference to our country and our world -- and that sure feels good. Dow Jones is hiring in their New York City headquarters, or in their extensive facility in Princeton, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson
According to Johnson & Johnson, “By caring for the world one person at a time, we aspire to help billions of people live longer, healthier, happier lives.” Employees at J&J say they are united in work that helps improve lives and make people healthier. What could be a better way to spend your working day?

Johnson & Johnson is hiring across many disciplines. Jobs are based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania - with much flexibility.

OnDeck
OnDeck was founded by 2007 with the goal of making capital more accessible to small businesses. More money for small businesses means more opportunity. OnDeck aims to be the most trusted small business lender, and it’s growing quickly so there are lots of opportunities to join this team that is smart, innovative and knows how to have fun.

OnDeck has jobs available in accounting, operations, marketing, product, sales and more. Employees love the perks - including learning opportunities like conference and tuition reimbursement. OnDeck has locations in New York City, Arlington, VA, and Denver, CO.

GE
GE is changing the world through digital transformation. As the company says, “It is not about your career… it is not about your job title… it is about who you are…. It is about the impact you are going to make on the world.  You want to go into uncharted waters… do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better.  GE has been and is doing that and will continue to do that!  We are the world’s digital industrial company.”

So if you want to jump into those uncharted waters with GE, apply for a job here.

 

Fairygodboss

Fairygodboss is committed to improving the workplace and lives of women. 
Join us by reviewing your employer!

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