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7 Dog-Friendly Companies Hiring Now!

In honor of National Puppy Day this past Saturday, we decided to showcase these seven dog-friendly companies that are making sure their employees never have to leave their furry friends home alone all day.


And it's not only dog-owners that stand to benefit: given that the General Social Survey of 2016 found that 50 percent of respondents are consistently exhausted because of work (compared with 18 percent two decades ago), having a few cute dogs on staff couldn't hurt.

Numerous studies have shown that dogs can relieve our stress and enhance our mood; plus, in an age where we struggle to disconnect from our phones and computers, dogs can help us feel more social and connected.

So take a look at these companies and their open roles - you just might find yourself (and your dog) the job of your dreams!

Philo

What They Do: Philo is a small, ambitious startup building the future of television. Their product lets you watch your favorite shows on all the devices you care about, with intelligent search, insightful discovery, and effortless sharing.

Why We Like Them: Philo is a people-first company, and they believe that a diverse set of voices and perspectives is key to building the best product for their customers.

Other Perks:

  • Full health, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Unlimited paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • $2000 annual vacation bonus
  • $5000 annually for professional development and educational assistance
  • $500 "TV stipend" for new employees to upgrade their home watching setup

Who They're Looking For: Visual Designers, Senior Product Designers, & Engineers

uShip

Meet Boomer, uShip's "Chief Executive Pawfficer"

Learn More About uShip's puppy culture here.

What They Do: uShip.com is the world's first and largest shipping marketplace. They're "an Internet company focused on solving a real-world problem and having loads (pun intended) of fun along the way."

Why We Like Them: In their words, "Located across from downtown Austin, Texas, we're proud to say that we do our share to 'Keep Austin Weird.' We welcome diversity in all its forms, and believe we're better collaborators, strategizers, and thinkers because of it."

Other Perks:

  • Paid holidays and open vacation policy
  • 100% paid maternity and paternity leave
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and life insurance available for employee only
  • Flexible spending/health savings accounts available, including dependent care
  • Maternity Suite
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Stock options
  • uShip shipping credit
  • Pet insurance
  • Free parking or "green" commute credits
  • Corporate discounts on gym memberships, hotels, and more
  • In-house chef and free daily lunches
  • & More!

Who They're Looking For: Director of Strategic Programs, Social Media Intern, Senior UX Designer, & More!

Intent

Meet more of the dogs of Intent here.

What They Do: Intent uses predictive analytics to help travel brands maximize revenue per visitor. Sophisticated machine learning capabilities — trained and fine tuned for years — enable them to serve ads and conversion-boosting user experiences based on a unique understanding of where a given user is in the shopping journey.

Why We Like Them: Named one of Crain's top 100 places to work in NYC for 7 years running, Intent is "building the company we've always wanted to work for — one that's open, human and collaborative, where very smart people come together to share ideas and get things done."

Other Perks:

  • Unlimited Vacation - There's no cap on the amount of leave you can take, but they suggest you take at least three-weeks per year
  • Learning Budget - They'll reimburse you up to $2,000 towards the cost of any courses, seminars, or books you need.
  • Citi Bike Membership
  • Sherpaa - Message, talk, or video chat with one of Sherpaa's doctors anytime from anywhere.
  • Stock Options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregiver and an onsite New Mother's room
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • & More!

Who They're Looking For: Data Scientist, Strategic Partnerships Lead, Account Manager, & More

Alloy

Meet Ash, a key member of the Alloy Team: https://alloy.co/team/

What They Do: Alloy is the smart identity solution for the financial services industry. They help companies in financial services and other regulated industries safely onboard more "good" customers without introducing any additional fraud into their systems.

Why We Like Them: They're building and growing their thirteen-person team and are actively seeking to "diversify in terms of people, thought, and perspective." And, as the fourteenth member of their team, you'll have the opportunity to make your own mark on the culture (in their words, "you can help us set the agenda for what benefits we do and don't offer").

Other Perks:

  • Health and dental benefits for you and your family
  • Very flexible work hours and work from home options
  • Relocation pay - if you need to move to NYC, we'll pay to make it happen
  • Open vacation policy, and we actually mean it. Take some time off!
  • Generous family leave options and support in returning to work
  • & More!

Who They're Looking For: DevOps & Data Analyst

Justworks

What They Do: Justworks is the simplest way for growing businesses to pay people and offer rich benefits. Their comprehensive platform automates benefits, payroll, HR and government paperwork.

Why We Like Them: Justworks' vision is for all identities, backgrounds, and expressions to be represented in the workplace. They're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture. And they want you to be you.

Other Perks:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Unlimited snacks
  • Save on commuter benefits,
  • Free CitiBike membership and discounted access to NY Health & Racquet Club and NYSC
  • Monthly learning and development opportunities
  • & More!

Who They're Looking For: Sales Manager, Product Designer, & More

PAX Labs

What They Do: PAX Labs is an award-winning consumer technology brand that supports responsible, adult use of cannabis. Their products represent the gold standard in product quality and they aim to move the space beyond unfortunate stereotypes of cannabis users.

Why We Like Them: The PAX Labs team is building a brand that they and their families can be proud of which includes an internal culture of respect, empathy, and accountability.

Other Perks

  • Competitive compensation, equity & bi-annual performance reviews
  • Fully funded comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Parental Leave
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Cell Phone reimbursement
  • Employee Purchase Program for discounted PAX devices
  • Weekly catered lunch, endless snacks, and beverages

Who They're Looking For: Senior iOS Engineer, Senior Product Manager, & More!

Cisco Meraki

What They Do: Cisco Meraki creates 100% cloud managed IT that simply works.

Why We Like Them: They believe that healthy employees are happy employees, and they prioritize their employees' well-being by providing great benefits.

Other Perks

  • Daily catered lunch that's delicious, gourmet, and free
  • Kitchens stocked with healthy (and unhealthy) snacks
  • Onsite gym with weekly fitness and yoga classes
  • Weekly farmer's market produce delivery
  • Cycling and climbing clubs
  • Paid time off to volunteer and give back to the community
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance (and matching 401k for your financial health)
Who They're Looking For: Channel Strategy Analyst, Account Executive, & Systems Engineer

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How These Companies Are Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

According to a recent study, anti-Asian hate crimes have risen 150% since the pandemic started. But these acts of violence are not new — they are part of a much larger history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S.

That makes celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (which was named a month-long celebration in May by Congress in 1992 "to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants on May 7, 1843 and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869") this year all the more important.

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How Relativity’s Monika Wąż Conquered Fear to Find Her Dream Career

There's a phrase in her native Polish that Monika Wąż reminds herself of each day: "If you don't learn, you're just going backward."

The Associate Product Manager at legal and compliance technology company Relativity says she would believe in a growth-centered approach to work even if she wasn't in the tech field, but that it's especially important because she is.

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How Embracing What She Doesn’t Know Led Autodesk’s Arezoo Riahi to a Fulfilling Career in DEI

Arezoo Riahi isn't a big fan of the "fake it till you make it" approach. She'd rather ask for the help she needs and learn from it.

Autodesk's Director of Diversity and Belonging joined the design software company from the nonprofit world after a long career in connecting people from different cultures. While her work had been deeply rooted in DEI values, there were certain parts of the strategy-building aspects to her new role that she wasn't sure about.

"If you know it, show up like you know it. If you don't know it, you shouldn't fake it. And Autodesk didn't shame me for not knowing everything. They helped me, and the entire team, by providing the resources that we needed, bringing in outside expertise to help teach us when we were in new territory," says Arezoo, who has been at Autodesk for three years now, during which she's been promoted twice into her current role.

We sat down with Arezoo to hear more about her path into DEI work, what she thinks the future of that work must include, and what advice she has for women looking to build fulfilling careers, from knowing what you don't know and beyond.

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How Being an Open Member of the LGBTQIA+ Community Has Helped Procore’s Alex Zinik Overcome Imposter Syndrome at Work

Alex Zinik wasn't surprised that she started her career in education—she decided she would become a teacher when she was just in third grade.

She was surprised while working as a paraeducator in the school system and preparing to become a special education teacher, she discovered that it didn't feel quite right. "I didn't know if that's what I really wanted to do," she recalls.

So a friend suggested she take a job during her off summers at construction software company Procore. She thought this would be the perfect opportunity to try out this new challenge, and if she needed to, she could go back to the school district once the summer was over.

"Five summers later, I'm still here!" she says, smiling. "And I see myself here for many more years. I just fell in love with the company, the culture, and with the career growth opportunities I was presented with."

As part of our Pride month celebrations, Alex, currently the Senior Executive Assistant to the CEO at Procore, sat down with us to share how a common fear—the fear of being found out—underlay the imposter syndrome she felt when pivoting to an industry in which she lacked experience, and the anxiety she often felt before coming out to her friends and family about her sexuality.

Read on for her insight on overcoming negative thought patterns, being yourself, and paying it forward.

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