As summer gets into full swing, it can be easy to lose sight of your career goals. Who’s got time for scouring job boards when there are camping trips, street festivals, weddings and weekend getaways to look forward to? We thought we’d save you some time by digging up some of the top companies hiring in Colorado right now.
Ready to nab that dream job after all? Here are six companies that should be on your radar.
What they do: Ibotta’s mobile shopping app brings couponing into the 21st century, enabling shoppers to save money on everyday purchases — like groceries, electronics, home goods, clothing and office supplies — directly through their phones.
The perks: 100 percent paid medical, dental and vision; leadership training; 401(k) matching; on-site gym; company-sponsored breakfasts every Friday.
Hiring tip: “I look for enthusiasm, strong communication and partnership skills, and the ability to think analytically when hiring new analysts at Ibotta,” said Laura Spencer, director of business analytics. “While I look for those with experience in python and SQL, it is more important that the candidate is motivated and driven to solve tough problems and think creatively."
What they do: CSG International develops winning strategies and solutions that help businesses around the globe market, monetize and manage all of their digital content and customers. Their solutions span everything from e-commerce infrastructure and revenue management to CRM.
The perks: Unlimited vacation, comprehensive health benefits, casual dress, 401(k) matching, tuition reimbursement, charity match programs, adoption assistance, 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
Hiring tip: “I’m always looking for a candidate who shows passion when talking about what they do,” said lead recruiter Tara Hanacek. “It’s really important that they love what they do and like to have fun doing it — because that is what CSGI is all about.“
What they do: HomeAdvisor provides a nationwide marketplace that connects homeowners with prescreened home service professionals in their area. Their online platforms allow consumers to leave and read reviews and obtain up-to-date pricing data.
The perks: Comprehensive health benefits, tuition reimbursement, local and national discounts on everything from tickets to sporting events to computers, smartphones and mobile plans.
Hiring tip: “The number one thing I look for in a potential employee is curiosity. I’m always looking for people who are curious about how things work,” said executive vice president of technology Ryan Sullivan. “A candidate with that inherent go-getter mentality — someone who is never satisfied taking things for granted, learns from experience and has a drive to investigate — those kinds of candidates are the ones who get my attention and the ones I want on my team.”
What they do: FRONTSTEPS created an integrated SaaS platform that provides homeowners associations, builders, realtors and homeowners with the tools to manage, connect, engage and secure their communities.
The perks: Downtown Denver location, on-site parking and gym, generous PTO, fun and friendly atmosphere.
Hiring tip: “FRONTSTEPS is expanding and we’re looking for people to join our team who want to jump in and get right to work,” said Deb Cooper, head of HR. “Candidates who are successful are focused on delivering for our customers, internal and external. Show us that you’re the right person to help us achieve big, challenging goals and whatever department you join you will be part of a larger team working towards transforming the company. It’s why we look forward to celebrating our wins at our Beer Fridays and quarterly company events, in our all-hands open discussions, and through engagement with cross-functional teams to build a product that simplifies the way people think about and interact with their community.”
What they do: Alteryx provides a self-service platform for data analytics. The Alteryx Analytics product enables analysts to harness the power of their data in a more streamlined and simplified format so they can extract insights fast and from one platform.
The perks: 100 percent company-paid benefits, fresh fruit deliveries, 401(k) matching, time off for volunteer work, wellness reimbursement, snacks and a beverage-stocked kitchen.
Hiring tip: "The opportunity at Alteryx is one that comes along once or twice in a career,” said Jay Bourland, senior vice president of engineering. “We are changing the way people work in a new, data-oriented world. If you are a passionate person that wants to solve problems that make an impact, this is an amazing team to be a part of."
What they do: National IT management consulting firm CapTech helps businesses design, develop and manage digital technology solutions. They work with clients to support their business strategies through cutting-edge, customized tech.
The perks: Performance-based and employee referral bonuses, 401(k) matching, company-sponsored sports teams and outings, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement.
Hiring tip: “We can teach you technical skills when you walk in the door,” said chief talent officer Joanna Bergeron. “We have plenty of training and offerings to enhance your skillset and what you have in your toolbox. It’s those consulting competencies — of being a relationship builder, being collaborative, solving problems, being proactive and working well in a team environment — that you need to be able to highlight in an interview.”
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