These Startups Are Putting Their Money Where Their Mouths Are
In this week’s issue: Best startup workplaces in 2022; employers’ abortion policies don’t always match their politics; a South African startup scales globally.
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Finding the right startup job can be overwhelming. You have to love the product, be ready to roll up your sleeves—and be confident you’re jumping into a healthy (if nascent) workplace. To make your search easier, The Org just published a list of The Best Startups to Work at in 2022.
We dug through 200,000 companies to identify our top picks, based on factors like benefits, remote flexibility, DE&I policies and much more.
Scroll for hiring startups from our annual list, plus:
- Seven LGBTQ+ startups you should know 🌈
- Tech companies’ abortion policies vs. their political donations 💰
- Remote work policies at Big Tech companies 🖥
- Why Yelp’s CEO hates hybrid work 🚫
🏢 Orgs of the Week
Putting a spotlight on high-growth startups and some of their coolest open roles. Here are three top picks from our annual list of the best startups to work at.
Latest funding: $27 million (Series A), September 2021
Key investors: Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital, Collaborative Fund
Pitch: Loyal is building age-defying drugs to help boost the lifespan of your furry friend. The San Francisco startup is hiring biotech-focused talent that love dog gifs (no, really—it’s one of their company values). Org chart | Open jobs
Latest funding: $10 million (Series A), January 2022
Key investors: Tiger Global Management, Lunch Partners, Lerer Hippeau
Pitch: Marketing tech firm with roots in a Brooklyn warehouse. Today, Air hires remote workers globally; current open roles include data analysts, backend engineers and a communications designer. Org chart | Open jobs
Latest funding: $20 million (Series A), October 2021
Key investors: Battery Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Craft Ventures, Uncork Capital
Pitch: San Francisco-based startup blending data mapping and AI to identify B2B marketing and sales candidates that may have been customers of your company previously. Hiring in sales, product, operations and engineering. Org chart | Open jobs
📎 Curriculum Vitae
Much like your resume, this section is the backbone upon which you can build your job search. Read the latest deep-dive articles by The Org’s team of journalists to stay informed and prepared for anything your career throws at you.
📊 By the Numbers
Numbers don’t lie. We comb workforce + career data to bring you a relevant infographic each week.
📖 Recommended Reads
Congrats, you’ve made it to the best part. Here, we scour the internet for the tastiest content morsels, so you don’t have to.
→ Here’s how the rest of the world is handling RTO. [The Atlantic]
→ Ye olde labor movement is gaining traction in an unexpected place: Medieval Times. [HuffPost]
→ A shocking investigation into healthcare startup Cerebral, which reportedly endangered patients and jeopardized its clinicians' licenses. [Insider]
→ Yelp’s CEO calls hybrid work “hell”—and he’s closing the company’s offices for good. [The Washington Post]
📌 The Final Round
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