Discover 9 Companies That You Can Feel Good Working At

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April 23, 2024 at 2:27AM UTC

What makes a company a great place to work? There are many pieces to this puzzle: a supportive culture, fair compensation, great opportunities for growth, a focus on DEI, and more! And, for many, finding a company that you can feel good working at is key!

According to a Gallup poll of college-educated Americans, more than 80% of respondents want meaningful work. Research shows that this meaningful work makes a positive impact — it not only fulfills what employees want, but employers find that it improves performance by 33%, and workers are 75% more committed to their employers. 

Meaningful work is important, but how can you find it? Here, we share nine top companies that you should consider joining if you are looking for an organization that you can feel good working at…

Anduril Industries

Anduril is shaping the future of defense, transforming the U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. Today, Anduril is in a rapid growth phase, deploying technology in diverse locations and developing path-making products that will change defense forever — they aren’t a traditional defense contractor.

At Anduril, you can feel good knowing that your perspective can change lives, and the company will help you make your mark. As one anonymous FGB reviewer states: “I've never felt so supported as a woman in a tech job… Anduril has gone above and beyond to not only diversity their work force, but also maintain a supportive and inclusive environment. It's been a joy to work here so far!" You can feel good about your work and team at this company.

Browse open jobs at Anduril Industries.

Appian

At Appian — a company that helps businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform — they lead with the whole-person mentality. In everything you do both at Appian, and in life, they encourage you to always bring your whole self, lead with purpose, and work to create positive impact and change. 

This positive impact means you’ll be doing meaningful work that is not only changing the way businesses operate — but is being met with career growth and opportunity for employees. The company puts great emphasis on making sure you feel good from a physical and mental health perspective, too! Prioritizing wellness is celebrated through events, programs, and how their team works on an ongoing basis.

Browse open jobs at Appian.

Dataminr

Dataminr is known for their AI platform, which detects the earliest signals of high-impact events and emerging risks from hundreds of thousands of publicly available data sources, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster responses, and stronger crisis management for organizations across the globe. 

So, if you’d feel good working with a team that helps the world manage risk in real time — while having fun and feeling good about your impact on the world — Dataminr is for you. As Helen Wann, Enterprise Account Manager, says, “the fact that Dataminr can really make a difference and help companies mitigate risk is gratifying.”

Browse open jobs at Dataminr.

eHealth

eHealth’s mission is to connect Americans with quality, affordable health insurance and Medicare plans. Through their leading technology, far-reaching partnerships, consumer advocacy, and industry expertise, they work tirelessly to be the online standard for finding, comparing, and buying health insurance. 

The meaningful work at eHealth enables them to have a positive impact on the millions of individuals, families, and small businesses who use their top-rated tools to compare and purchase health insurance from over 180 leading insurers. As Tracy Lee, Data Scientist, tells us, we “help real people navigate the challenging marketplace of American Health Insurance.” 

Browse open jobs at eHealth.

Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae creates opportunities for people to buy, refinance, or rent a home. They are a leading source of financing for mortgage lenders, on a mission to facilitate equitable and sustainable access to homeownership and quality affordable rental housing across America. They help make possible the popular 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, which provides homeowners with stable, predictable mortgage payments over the life of the loan. Their tools and resources help homebuyers, homeowners, and renters understand their housing options.
At Fannie Mae, their people pour their hearts into the work they do. Because they know this meaningful work makes a real difference in others’ lives. Fannie Mae is committed to moving forward with their partners to build a stronger, safer, more efficient housing finance system.

Browse open jobs at Fannie Mae.

GlobalFoundries

At GlobalFoundries (GF) — the world’s leading specialty foundry — they innovate and partner with customers to deliver technology solutions for humanity. By manufacturing semiconductors around the globe, they are making things that matter and delivering solutions for humanity. 

The team at GF knows that they are changing the world and making a better tomorrow. Their meaningful work connects people to their loved ones, to their work, and to the world — delivering solutions that enable what’s possible today... and tomorrow. You can feel good and know that your work matters by being one of the people that bring this technology to life at GF.

Browse open jobs at GlobalFoundries.

ISO New England

“ISO New England’s work has purpose,” says Tricia Arling, Talent Acquisition Supervisor. The independent, not-for-profit corporation is responsible for keeping electricity flowing across the six New England states and ensuring that the region has reliable, competitively-priced wholesale electricity, today and in the future.

The work at ISO New England not only impacts millions of people today, but is aimed at helping to shape tomorrow’s energy landscape, too. At the company, you can feel good knowing that your work is affecting New England’s clean energy future. As one anonymous FGB’er said, “it is rewarding to know the work that we do has a direct impact on the well-being of the people of New England."

Browse open jobs at ISO New England.

NavigatorCRE

NavigatorCRE is how the largest owners, operators, and investors in commercial real estate can finally see what’s happening in their portfolio anytime, anywhere, on any device — so they know the way to navigate change and make decisions with speed and accuracy. 

In addition to making a difference for customers, NavigatorCRE employees can come to work every day knowing that they can make an impact internally as well due to the company’s focus on ownership and leadership opportunities. “I’m excited to start working each day because I have the opportunity to create new programs to support employees and the business,” says Lori, a NavigatorCRE employee. NavigatorCRE also has benefits to make sure you feel good from a health perspective, including a health advocate and EAP program.

Browse open jobs at NavigatorCRE.

Zynga

Zynga is a global leader in interactive entertainment with a mission to connect the world through games. To do so, their goal is that each team member has the support, resources, and opportunity to do the best work of their career! This means that Zynga actively cultivates a culture of diversity, creativity, and growth. 

If you join the Zynga team, you can participate in their meaningful work, which has pioneered the social gaming industry by bringing free, social, and accessible games to people around the world. And, life at Zynga is about more than making games — it’s about positively impacting people’s lives by creating innovative, next-generation entertainment experiences. Join them in shaping the future of play.

Browse open jobs at Zynga.



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