25 Hiring Remote-First Companies With Great Cultures

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Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.com.

So, you’re on the hunt for a remote job. You’ve polished your resume, updated your LinkedIn profile, and perfected your elevator pitch. You’re feeling good about yourself and confident that you have the skills companies are looking for.

But before you start sending out applications left and right, there’s something else you need to consider — discovering a company with a distinctive and outstanding culture.

More and more professionals are recognizing that the most critical aspect of finding a great company is not just finding a position that matches their skills.

It’s also about finding an organization whose work environment, mission, and solutions align with its personality and values. By taking the time to find the right fit, you will be more likely to enjoy your work and be successful in your career.

While this is by no means an exhaustive list of remote companies that prioritize culture, these companies stand out as excellent places to work with a focus on creating a healthy work-life balance through flexible work options and supportive benefits.

1. 360Learning

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360Learning has developed a collaborative learning platform that empowers teams to create, ship, and improve courses collaboratively.

The company offers eligible employees annual leave, transportation benefits, a pension plan, and more.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Head of Business Development
  • Technical Consultant

2. Abnormal Security Corporation

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Abnormal Security Corporation is a computer and network security company on a mission to deliver email security solutions while building a high level of trust with its customers.

With Abnormal, eligible staffers have access to paid time off, dental and vision coverage, full medical insurance, competitive pay, company equity, and more.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Back End Engineer I
  • Enterprise Account Executive

3. Academia.edu

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Academia.edu is a repository of academic articles that are free for visitors to read. The company values curiosity and initiative and aims to foster a culture of employee growth.

Eligible team members are offered parental leave, stock options, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, book stipends, commuter benefits, and 401(k) plans.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Staff Product Designer
  • Vice President, Director of SEO

4. Adaptavist

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Adaptavist is an IT services company that provides premium professional support and hosting services and helps organizations draw greater value from Atlassian software tools.

As an employer, Adaptavist has been named one of the 100 Best Small Companies to Work For by The Sunday Times, a British newspaper.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Project Manager
  • Quality Engineer

5. Affirm

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A financial services company, Affirm is on a mission to provide its customers with “honest financial products that improve lives.”

Committed to recruiting a diverse group of professionals who bring out the best in each other, Affirm offers many benefits to eligible associates throughout its remote-first team.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Copywriter, Brand Creative
  • Learning Lead

6. Array.com

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Array.com supports clients throughout the banking and finance industries.

As an employer, the company believes “teamwork is the foundation of its success” and strives to support a flexible culture by hiring for jobs with 100% remote availability to work anywhere in the U.S.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Information Security Compliance Lead
  • Senior Product Manager

7. Blackbaud

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Blackbaud provides technology solutions to nonprofit organizations.

The company has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, Texas, and one of Anita B.org’s Top Companies for Women Technologists.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Customer Relationship Management Specialist, Charity Services – JustGiving
  • Sales Solutions Consultant, Nonprofit Finance and Operations

8. Calm.com

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Designed to help users find peace of mind and relaxation, Calm.com’s flagship app has been selected as the World’s Happiest App.

As an employer, Calm.com fosters an energetic and fun work environment, and eligible team members are offered unlimited paid time off, a 401(k) plan, and other benefits in addition to various remote work options.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Head of Social
  • Mid-Market Sales Manager

9. Ceros

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Ceros enables designers and marketers to create engaging content without requiring coding. The company embraces a deeply collaborative company culture and hires for hybrid and fully remote positions.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Director of Customer Success
  • New Business Director

10. ConsumerAffairs

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ConsumerAffairs is an online marketplace that strives to help consumers make smart shopping decisions.

With ConsumerAffairs, eligible candidates can access a retirement plan, life insurance, health care, training and development opportunities, a stock option plan, and more.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Data Writer and Researcher
  • Investigative Reporter

11. Datavant

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Datavant is a software development company working to eliminate the silos of health care information that hold back improved patient care and innovative medical research.

Employing a distributed, remote-first team, the company empowers everyone to bring their authentic selves to work.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Certified Professional Coder Processor – Customer Support
  • Health Information Specialist I – Medical Records

12. Dropbox

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Permanently shifting to remote work in 2020, Dropbox has changed how the world collaborates.

As an employer, Dropbox is Great Place to Work-certified, and the company is diligent about ensuring its associates feel connected and supported at work.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Commercial Legal Counsel
  • Marketing Technology Operations Manager

13. GoGuardian

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GoGuardian is “on a mission to transform education” by creating software that helps schools manage their technology easily and protect students.

The GoGuardian work atmosphere is a mix of hard work and fun. The team is known to have picnics, practice yoga, or simply hang out together.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Corporate Controller
  • Technical Support Specialist I

14. Grindr

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Founded to provide a digital space for men to connect, Grindr found rapid success and now has millions of daily users from nearly every country.

Grindr fosters an inclusive, respectful, and collaborative workplace environment.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Corporate Communications and Public Relations Manager
  • Head of Government Affairs

15. Medallion.co

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Medallion.co enables health care companies to streamline their clinical operations.

The company has been ranked among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work for its “rigorous, open, humble, and passionate culture.”

Recent remote job postings:

  • Implementation Specialist
  • Workforce Capacity Planner

16. Olo

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Olo has built a platform that provides digital ordering and delivery enablement solutions for multi-unit restaurants with 40 or more locations.

Olo is also “committed to building an inclusive culture” in which diverse voices and perspectives are encouraged, supported, and celebrated.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Backend Engineer – .NET
  • Sales Development Representative

17. Quantum Metric

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Quantum Metric delivers an insightful and clear perspective of the business needs, trends, and opportunities to drive value and customer engagement for its clients.

Depending on the role, team members may be eligible for benefits that include a 401(k) plan, stock options, employee assistance programs, and more.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Associate Business Consultant
  • Staff Product Designer

18. Recurrent Ventures

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Recurrent Ventures is a digital media company that connects consumers with media in a way that they find enjoyable, profitable, and inspiring.

Certified as a Great Place to Work, Recurrent Ventures is “building an environment where employees can learn, grow, and feel supported” and provides eligible staff with benefits and perks.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Data Engineer, Revenue
  • Integrated Marketing

19. Regrow Agriculture Inc.

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Regrow Agriculture is a multinational team of software developers, agronomists, scientists, and engineers who empower the agriculture and food industries to scale, adopt, and monetize resilient agricultural practices.

Regrow is a 50% woman-led company with a remote-first work culture that offers its team members the opportunity to contribute to the future of agriculture and food systems.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Agricultural Product Support Specialist
  • Director of Enterprise Products

20. RenoFi

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RenoFi, short for Renovation Finance, is a financial services company that specializes in providing first-home equity loans specifically to use for renovations.

The company encourages a culture of “radical collaboration and feedback” and provides eligible staff with company equity, health and retirement plans, a flexible vacation policy, and other benefits.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Mortgage Loan Officer
  • People Operations Generalist

21. TeamSnap

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TeamSnap is an award-winning company that strives to simplify the task of managing, coaching, and playing team sports.

TeamSnap believes remote work enables it to “hire the best people from anywhere,” “creates happier employees who cherish and live work-life balance,” and “avoids set working hours, encouraging employees to work when they want to, how they want to.”

Recent remote job postings:

  • Onboarding Specialist
  • Strategic Media Planner

22. Twilio

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Twilio is a cloud communications company that provides users with a way to make and receive calls and texts using web service APIs.

The company maintains an award-winning culture that “runs on creativity, diversity, and positivity.”

Recent remote job postings:

  • Human Resource Business Partner
  • Senior Paralegal – Telecom Regulatory Compliance Manager

23. Unqork

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Unqork is a no-code computer software platform reimagining how businesses develop, launch, and manage enterprise-grade applications.

The company fosters a diverse, inclusive environment for its team and provides eligible associates with medical, dental, and vision coverage; a 401(k) plan; opportunities for growth; necessary equipment, and more.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Executive Director, Financial Services – Private Markets
  • Solutions Architect

24. Vista

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Vista is a design and marketing partner to millions of small businesses, helping them achieve success by elevating their presence in both physical and digital realms.

With hybrid and 100% remote opportunities, team members have the flexibility to choose the working conditions that best suit their needs.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Paid Search Lead

25. Whatnot

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Whatnot is an online community marketplace where people can work to “turn their passion into a business.”

The company provides a work environment in which associates are “in charge of [their] time and schedule,” and it also provides eligible team members with flexible time off, a work-from-home stipend, and other benefits and perks.

Recent remote job postings:

  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance Lead
  • Trust and Safety Agent

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