7 great small companies that are hiring right now

Susanna Kahr

According to the 2018 Aflac Small Business Happiness Survey, almost all employees surveyed said they are satisfied working for a small business, with 59% saying they are very satisfied! But what’s the secret? Well, 86% of small-business employees feel that their ideas matter at work and they really feel like they have the opportunity to voice their ideas and opinions and have them heard and listened to! 

Sounds like a dream, right? Especially since many of us don’t know what it’s like to work for a company in which you’re not just a number! Well, now could be the perfect time for you to move into a small company and experience this for yourself. Check out our 7 great small companies that are hiring right now. 

Safe Streets USA

This North Carolina-based home security and alarm systems provider is ADT’s oldest, largest and most respected authorized dealer and has a network of over 900 employees across 5 locations nationwide. Safe Streets USA has a kununu score of 4.47 and a recommendation rate of 92% and it’s ranked highly across the board with 5/5 scores given for Gender Equality, Inclusivity, Work Environment and Freedom to Work Independently. It also has a Support from Management score of 4.65 and ranked on our list of most supportive companies as a result. Employees say that Safe Streets USA is supports handicapped employees and strives for absolute gender equality. They also say that “SafeStreets USA has great work ethic and support that permeates from the ground up,” has “great opportunities,” a “desirable company culture” and is a “great place to work.” Right now, they’re looking to hire 50 field technicians in the next 90 days! So, if this sounds like a dream place to work, get your application in! 


Nytec is an award-winning, integrated consulting firm based in Kirkland, King County, Washington. They create consumer technology products for tier-one global and Fortune 100 companies. Nytec has a kununu score of 4.69 which is way above the Consumer Electronics Industry Average of 3.30. The software firm also has a recommendation rate of 100% and so it’s easy to believe them when they say that they “believe in and love our employees.” This is backed up with a range of great benefits including – choice of 3 Medical/Vision Plans with different deductibles, some with a Health Savings Account (HSA), Optional Dental Plan, Eligibility for 401k pension savings plan after 1 month of employment. Employees say that Nytec is an “innovative, forward thinking engineering services firm that values team collaboration” and has the “best management and environment.” They have over 200 open positions right now, so why not take a look and see if one of those would suit you? 

People Inc

People Inc is a leading non-profit human services agency in Western New York that exists to give those individuals with disabling conditions or other special needs the supports they need to participate and succeed in society. Working here means that you can make a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities, special needs and seniors while also receiving great benefits, flexibility and the opportunity to have fun while helping others. People Inc has a kununu score of 3.67 and a recommendation rate of 83%. One employee says “ I love doing what I do, it feels good to help people who need it,” another says “I love my job its very inspirational” and another says it’s “challenging yet fun.” They currently have a lot of job openings for all kinds of roles such as respite workers, direct support professionals and behavior technicians

Spin Systems

Spin Systems, or SpinSys as it’s more affectionately known, describes itself as a premier small business systems integrator that specializes in enterprise sustainment and modernization. As such, they help clients to create business intelligence from big data problems, strengthen their IT systems, modernize complex legacy applications and augment enterprise IT departments at their three locations in Falls Church, Charleston and San Antonio. Spin Systems has a kununu score of 4.74 and a recommendation rate of 100% with solid 5/5 scores for almost every category here on our site. And it’s easy to see why with their extensive list of benefits such as unlimited vacation and sick days, medical coverage, fully stocked kitchen, electric car chargers and games room! What’s more, employees say that there are “lots of great people that care,” that it’s a “great small company” and that it’s “one of the BEST companies I have ever worked for, hands down!” High praise indeed! So, if you’re a designer, programmer, technologist, writer, artist or coffee nerd based in Falls Church, Charleston or San Antonio, we reckon you need to apply for one of their open positions! What are you waiting for?


HeartPlace was founded almost 50 years ago and is the oldest and largest cardiovascular group in North Texas. From its humble beginnings in Dallas, HeartPlace has now grown into a team of 70 physicians throughout the Dallas- Fort Worth metroplex. Today, HeartPlace is known as an innovator in cardiovascular services introducing procedures such as coronary angiography, angioplasty, coronary stenting, and electrophysiology across its 70 locations in the North Texas area. HeartPlace is not just great for its patients and the hospitals the team works in, it’s also a great employer and offers a number of great benefits such as a Wellness Program, a Health Savings Account and Holiday Bonuses. Employees say it’s an “excellent coordinated group of doctors and corporate employees and some of the nicest people I have ever met,” that it’s a “wonderful Company to work for” and a “great employer.” And one applicant even said that HeartPlace is a “super responsive employer, interviews and paper were quick and easy and they have welcoming employees at the front.” So, what do you say? Want to put an application in? Just check out their seven open positions on our site! 

West Coast Medical Resources

West Coast Medical Resources was founded in May of 1997 and set out to address the immense waste in healthcare. It was the first company to create a marketplace where unused surgical supplies could be put to good use rather than sitting and being discarded and two decades later, this small company’s service consistently ranks highly within the healthcare industry. WestCMR now prevents surgical supply waste throughout the U.S. and 62 countries. And they don’t just do good for the healthcare industry and the environment but also for their employees! With a seriously impressive kununu score of 4.44 and a recommendation score of 100%, this small company must be doing a lot of things right! They offer a number of great benefits including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, along with a wellness program, an on-site fitness center and employee run philanthropic efforts. One employee says they’re “one year in and I still love my job,” because “the company has a wonderful culture with extremely friendly staff who are always willing to assist each other.” If you’re based in Clearwater and are looking for a Strategic Account Representative role, go ahead and apply to West Coast Medical Resources

Careington International

Last but not least we’ve got Careington International, a leading provider of discount programs for health, wellness and lifestyle services based in Frisco, Texas. Careington International has a kununu score of 3.38 and a recommendation rate of 78%. It offers a number of great benefits to its employees such as fifteen holidays, 120 hours of PTO annually for beginning employees, a casual dress code, reimbursement of gym membership and opportunities for advancement. Employees tell us that it’s an “awesome place to work,” and that there’s nowhere else I would rather work! They currently have an open position for a customer service representative with your name on it, so get that application in! 


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