Top 5 Reasons To Join Team Asana In 2019
Below is an article originally written by Allie Joel at PowerToFly Partner Asana, and published on January 23, 2019. Go to Asana's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.
The beginning of January is the perfect time to set new intentions in our personal and professional lives. If one of your goals this year is explore new career opportunities, good news: We're hiring! Coming off the incredible year we had at 2018, we've rounded up the top 5 reasons why you should consider Asana as your next career opportunity in 2019.
1. Help drive international growth
Last year we moved into a new office in Dublin, launched a brand new office in Sydney and created new products in our NYC office. Our Asana NYC team is growing so quickly, that we will be expanding to a brand new office later this year. Asana as a product is increasing its number of users and entering new markets like Vancouver and Japan, and we're also building new development centers to focus on expanding our product capabilities at scale. A big focus of our product is on international expansion and enterprise scale, and we are excited about the new customers we will bring onboard.
2. Get a chance to get behind the work that fuels our product
Teams collaborate using our software, dogfooded by 100% of people 100% of the time. Because of this we have a high integrity culture and we hold our teammates accountable. As we continue to innovate and expand on our product this year, you'll have the opportunity to design and build for many types of customers. This year, we're looking forward to designing new products and features that our customers not only use every day to manage their work, but also love. You'll get to work with teams across the company to support all the ways in which we help customers optimize Asana in the best way possible.
3. Join at a time of massive company growth
We have officially hit the 400 employee mark and are so excited. Our team continues to expand each year, contributing to overall business growth and success. We are proud to have team members represent Asana all over the globe with teammates currently in San Francisco, New York, Dublin, Iceland, Sydney and Vancouver. We are driving our business momentum forward and have our sights set on shaping and leading the category of work management. It's an exciting challenge to be a part of, and we need all hands on deck to achieve this goal.
4. Work hard and live well
We are just a few weeks into the new year and are excited to already have received recognition for our workplace culture. Asana was recently named a 2019 Best Places to Work in New York by Built In NYC, as well as a Best Workplace in Technology by Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work. These awards recognize Asana as a top workplace in the tech space, and celebrates us for the great things we do as a company to provide everyone with the support that they need to thrive every day, including perks, benefits, and work environment.
On the perks side, our Culinary Team continues to provides healthy, nutritious, and as organic homemade food to all Asanas. This year, our Culinary Team transformed the way in which they present food in the San Francisco office, moving from an all-buffet style to including an option of plated meals that focuses on balanced portions. In line with our Culinary Team's "zero waste" initiative, this change has reduced waste by almost 36%, and it's a huge step forward in achieving that goal.
5. Connect with peers through new D&I events
Maintaining our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we'll continue to host events to support our employee resource groups, along with continuing the momentum around our quarterly Asana Real Talk series, which encourages authentic discussions on issues that are important to various diverse communities. We recently held a community service day, honoring Martin Luther King, Jr., where Asanas globally donated items to support three local non-profits. Our offices then came together to sort and package those items to be delivered to local communities in need.
Not to mention, we're excited to keep the tradition going on our annual Pride celebration, customer events, community service events, and holiday parties! We're proud to have scored high marks for inclusion and belonging on our company-wide engagement survey, which happens once each year.
We had some standout moments in 2018, and we're looking forward to what's ahead for Asana, our customers, and our global community in 2019.
Come be a part of this amazing adventure: We're hiring!
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