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9 Companies Where Employees Say They’re Super Happy

Being happy in your job doesn’t come down to an exact science. But one big indicator of happiness at work is whether you have balance between your job and your life—what’s called work-life balance. With that in mind, we looked at the work-life balance ratings for companies on Glassdoor to find the places where employees could be the happiest. Here are 9 we found with high work-life-balance ratings—and they’re all hiring today, too.

  1. Red Badger

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.8

Where Hiring: London

What Roles: Agile Project Manager, Senior Software Engineer, Senior UX Designer, In-House Software Engineer, Digital Insights Specialist, and more

What Employees Say: “They have admirable values and stick to them. When they find the right people, they invest in them. I was brought in with minimum web experience and trained by those who have been in the industry for over a decade. Salary is good, pay reviews are regular and the benefits package is solid. Good work-life balance.” — Current Employee

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  1. Pusher

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.9

Where Hiring: London

What Roles: Senior Account Executive, Account Assistant, Senior Platform Engineer, Senior Backend Engineer, and more

What Employees Say: “Very skilled developers working together with just the right amount of autonomy to deliver on truly good products. Very friendly atmosphere. Management are great. Company is very good with its benefits and gets employees whatever equipment they want to do their job.” — Current Employee

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  1. PKF Cooper Parry

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.6

Where Hiring: Derby

What Roles: Admin & Billing Assistant, Tax Trainee Trust Accountant, Tax Associate/Senior, Senior Commercial Analyst, Corporate Finance Manager, and more

What Employees Say: “I’m trusted to work when and where suits me best, trusted to wear what I like and trusted to get the job done. I’m supported with development and supported to be healthier with exercise classes—let’s just gloss over the fact I might not take full advantage of these much to my wife’s despair—and wellbeing one on ones.” — Current Employee

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  1. Adaptavist

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.9

Where Hiring: London

What Roles: Cloud Native Engineer, Accounts Payable Specialist, Technical Writer, Product Marketing Manager, Software Engineer, and more

What Employees Say: “The company culture is something that doesn’t exist elsewhere. We always make fun that Adaptavist has “ruined” the expectations of places to work by being so amazing. Very flexible way of working, friendly people and supportive managers.” — Current Employee

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  1. Simply Business

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.8

Where Hiring: London

What Roles: Administrative Assistant, Software Test Engineer, Licensed Insurance Agent, Social Impact Manager, Learning and Development Facilitator, Business Intelligence Manager, and more

What Employees Say: “The culture of the place is extremely laid back. There is little to no pressure to meet timelines and the emphasis from the company seems to continuously be around maintaining the culture. Flexible working is available and practiced across all teams.” — Current Employee

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  1. CIPHR

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.6

Where Hiring: Marlow

What Roles: New Business Account Manager, Speculative Application, Client Support Apprentice, Business Development Executive, Developer, and more

What Employees Say: “CIPHR has a great culture and a genuine desire by almost everyone I’ve met to help each other out. Given how many smart and ambitious people there are, there is very collaborative and inclusive approach to working together, which is refreshing!” — Current Employee

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  1. Carefound Home Care

Work-Life Balance Rating: 5.0

Where Hiring: Newcastle upon Tyne, Harrogate, and more

What Roles: Live-In Carer, Home Care Assistant, and more

What Employees Say: “Office staff are supportive and genuinely want the best for both service users and staff. We have lovely clients that really do appreciate us. Weekly meetings keep everybody in the loop, whether they work one day a week or full time.” — Current Employee

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  1. Ipreo

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.1

Where Hiring: London

What Roles: Client Development Associate, Sales Development Representative, Client Solutions Manager, Lead Engineer, Contract Specialist, UX Designer, and more

What Employees Say: “The company has a unique, warm and inclusive culture which it manages to retain even whilst it continues to grow and transform. Investing in its products, people, operating environment and offices. Transparent grading structure, commitment to internal mobility and new hires, create a dynamic and motivating environment.” — Current Employee

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  1. Adestra

Work-Life Balance Rating: 4.8

Where Hiring: Oxford

What Roles: Senior Software Developer, Sales Manager, Perl Manager, Head of Systems, and more

What Employees Say: “It’s definitely about the people. From top-level all the way throughout, the atmosphere and culture feels like one, big, happy family – and this is being maintained despite rapid, global expansion. Of course, every family has its niggles, but these are rapidly ironed out. Everyone believes in striving for success and doing the best by our clients and you can see this from our technology to our customer service.” — Current Employee

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