The 25 best small and midsize companies for career growth, according to employees

IntelyCare employees

25. Grammarly

Location: San Francisco, California

Industry: Information technology

Employee quote about the company:"I am so grateful to have such remarkable colleagues and to be able to contribute to the growth of Grammarly while also learning so much."

24. Productboard

Location: San Francisco, California

Industry: SaaS

Employee quote about the company: "I’ve picked up many new skills as my role has evolved at this fast-growing startup, surrounded by inspiring supportive colleagues and led by kind, idealistic executives. It has been the highlight of my career so far."

23. NWN Corporation

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 

Industry: Consulting software

Employee quote about the company: "Incredible place to work for anybody looking for growth in your career, and enjoys being challenged in this fast-moving yet very rewarding industry."

22. Branch

Location: Redwood City, California

Industry: App marketing

Employee quote about the company: "Very transparent and invested in the company success. Very supportive of the employees’ growth."

21. Fetch Rewards

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Industry: E-commerce

Employee quote about the company: "From my time onboarding last year to learning, growing, and developing my skills and knowledge on the job everyone is willing to give a helping hand and it is instilled in the culture."

20. Pipefy

Location: California City, California

Industry: SaaS

Employee quote about the company: "They focus on making sure we’re constantly learning, being challenged and are on track on how we would like our career to look like."

19. Mixpanel

Location: San Francisco, California

Industry: Data analytics

Employee quote about the company: "Mixpanel has afforded me the opportunity to grow and challenge myself. I have learned so much here and really enjoy the people I work with."

18. Newsela

Location: New York, New York

Industry: E-learning

Employee quote about the company: "Newsela’s continued impact on the education market combined with the growth they have provided me are unmatched relative to anywhere else I’ve been in my career."

17. Ordermark

Location: Los Angeles, California

Industry: Food tech

Employee quote about the company: "I’ve been having a really great time at Ordermark and I can’t wait to keep contributing to their success, growing personally and within the company."

16. Motivosity

Location: Lehi, Utah

Industry: SaaS/enterprise software

Employee quote about the company: "Culture is focused on healthy and sustainable growth for the company as a whole, and the individual employees."

15. IntelyCare

Location: Quincy, Massachusetts 

Industry: Healthcare staffing agency

Employee quote about the company: "I’ve always been happy at IntelyCare and love the opportunity to grow both professionally and personally.

14. GR0

Location: Los Angeles, California

Industry: Digital media

Employee quote about the company: "Great company looking to create a healthy culture for their employees while growing accordingly. They listen to their employees and make the necessary changes when needed."

13. Globality

Location: Menlo Park, California

Industry: Enterprise applications

Employee quote about the company: "My experience so far has been very positive, I am growing a lot personally and professionally since I started working here."

12. SmartBug Media

Location: Newport Beach, California

Industry: Digital marketing

Employee quote about the company: "SmartBug is a very empathetic company that greatly values its employees and our professional growth."

11. VoteBash

Location: Wilmington, Delaware 

Industry: Market research

Employee quote about the company: "Everyone cares for each other and always has best intention for our growth."

10. Phaidon International

Location: New York, New York

Industry: Staffing and recruiting

Employee quote about the company: "Fantastic in terms of training and growth potential. It has been really rewarding to build up relationships with my coworkers during my time at Phaidon."

9. Avenue Code

Location: San Francisco, California

Industry: Software consulting

Employee quote about the company: "They really care about our satisfaction and personal and professional growth, this is one of the pillars of the company and really makes a difference."

8. EQRx

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Industry: Pharmaceutical healthcare

Employee quote about the company: "There is so much room for me to grow with the company that I don’t see why I would ever want to do anything else."

7. Verisys Corporation

Location: Alexandria, Virginia

Industry: Information technology and services

Employee quote about the company: "There’s an investment in employees’ future. I like that we are being worked alongside with — our leaders are right there with us helping us to achieve our goals as opposed to letting everyone else do all the work."

6. Civic Financial Services

Location: Redondo Beach, California

Industry: Financial services

Employee quote about the company: "I have things to learn from each person. My team is always supporting one another and truly want each other to succeed."

5. Nylas

Location: San Francisco, California

Industry: Computer software

Employee quote about the company: "The leadership team is open to feedback and clear on our goals. The people team provides clear pathways for everyone to move up and clear expectations regarding performance."

4. Optomi

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Industry: IT/staffing and recruiting

Employee quote about the company: "Optomi is a great place to work whether you’re coming straight out of school or have been in the staffing business for years. Leadership is genuinely invested in each and every person and will give you all the tools you need to succeed."

3. GoodRx

Location: Santa Monica, California

Industry: Pharmaceutical healthcare

Employee quote about the company: "Our leadership team truly cares about making the best decisions for our users and employees. They go above and beyond to make sure as employees we know what is expected of us and they prioritize helping us determine the next steps in our careers."

2. Namely

Location: New York, New York

Industry: HR software

Employee quote about the company: "At Namely, I’ve learned so much, I’ve made great friends, and I’ve advanced my career and my financial goals beyond what I thought possible in this amount of time."

1. Alida

Location: Toronto, Canada

Industry: Computer software

Employee quote about the company: "I’ve been given a lot of trust and opportunity to grow my career with Alida that I would not have been able to do on my own."

Here’s the full list for small and midsize companies:

Method and data source

Comparably releases several different rankings that help job seekers and workers learn what workplaces are like at different companies. Comparably’s annual list of best companies to grow your career used anonymous employee ratings from the end of June 2020 to the end of June 2021 to find the best of the best companies.

Comparably asked employees questions to learn about professional development opportunities at a company, including if employees have a workplace mentor and if there are advancement opportunities.

The complete list is available on Comparably. All employee quotes and industries listed above are from Comparably and provided to Insider. 

Madison Hoff July 15, 2021 at 06:36PM

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