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11 Awesome Companies That Won’t Break Your New Year’s Resolutions

Your workplace can, in fact, be in sync with your personal values and goals.

Gallup says Americans spend an average of 47 hours per week at work, if not more (the average post-graduate physician works 80 hours a week). Therefore, the office, site, studio, lab or whatever you call “work” should be a place where you can not only succeed but also fulfill those darn New Year’s Resolutions. After all, it’s hard enough to exercise more without temptations or distractions at your nine-to-five.

Good news is that we’re here to help. Thanks to millions of reviews on Glassdoor, we’re highlighting 11 companies from Oregon to Atlanta with perks that’ll help you be your best self this year. Want to spend more time with the kids? There are companies that’ll help. Aiming to eat healthier? Yep, companies with healthy dining options are hiring now.

All you have to do is click to apply. There’s no excuse to drop your New Year’s resolutions. Step into a new job, and unleash your 2017 self.

Resolution: Get In Shape
 1. Nike
 Company Rating: 4.0
 Awesome Perks: In addition to world-class tracks and hiking trails, a spin studio, an Olympic-style pool and a beach volleyball court, HQ employees in Beaverton, Oregon, enjoy 26 sports leagues. Plus, every Nike office in every geography provides for variable health coverage, fitness center memberships, time off, retirement savings, and more.
 Roles Hiring Now: Store Manager (Head Coach), Footwear Associate Developer, Product Manager, Intern & more.

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Resolution: Eat Healthier Foods
 2. Kimpton Hotel
 Company Rating: 4.0
 Awesome Perks: At Kimpton, there are company-wide workouts before morning meetings plus employees are regularly treated to smoothie shots, DIY trail mix bars, and fresh veggies and fruit. Annual wellness fairs offer free biometric screenings, flu shots, plus lunch-and-learns with nutrition and fitness experts.
 Roles Hiring Now: Legal Secretary, Room Attendant, In Room Dining Server, Front Office Manager & more.

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Resolution: Reading More
 3. Barnes & Noble
 Company Rating: 3.5
 Awesome Perks: Those who want ample reading material should head to Barnes & Noble for their book lending program as well as the impressive +30% discount on books (“50% off cafe, 20% off music, 30% off everything else.” Employees rave about the company’s appreciation days as well as the benefits.
 Roles Hiring Now: Bookseller, Front-of-House Manager, HR Generalist, Merchandise Manager, Receiver & more.

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Resolution: Meditate Daily
 4. Etsy
 Company Rating: 4.7
 Awesome Perks: When you’re not taking extracurricular classes or building the Etsy empire, employees are encouraged to clear their minds. Etsy’s Brooklyn HQ has a Breathing Room, which is a dedicated space where employees can go when they need quiet. They also offer weekly EtsYoga, Guided Meditation, and Etsy Stretch in the Breathing Room, open to all employees.
 Roles Hiring Now: Communications Lead, Senior Engineer, Digital Organizer & more.

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Resolution: Nurture A Side Hustle
 5. 3M
 Company Rating: 3.3
 Awesome Perks: “Intrpreneurship” — or entrepreneurship inside a large organization — can equal huge success for both the employer and employee. 3M was one of the first multi-national corporations to recognize the creativity contained within their workforce, and now allows employees to spend up to 15 percent of their work time developing side hustles or new projects.
 Roles Hiring Now: Maintenance Technician, Chemistry Intern, Technical Supervisor, Pilot Plant Technician, Supply Chain Analyst & more.

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Resolution: Be A More Active Parent
 6. USAA
 Company Rating: 3.7
 Awesome Perks: USAA offers employees access to the Child Development Center where staff families can enjoy schooling for infants, toddlers, preschool and even kindergarten prep. Staff also enjoys a huge number of amenities, including onsite gym, health clinic, cafes, covered parking, relax and energizing rooms, childcare, etc. This company believes that if you treat employees well, they will take excellent care of their customers and they prove that in the benefits, facilities, training, and support that employees get.
 Roles Hiring Now: Attorney, Modeling Analyst, Operations Support Manager, Executive Associate, Auto Adjuster & more

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Resolution: Finding More Time to Volunteer
 7. American Fidelity Assurance
 Company Rating: 3.6
 Awesome Perks: American Fidelity is an insurance company that believes in giving back to its surrounding neighborhood. In 2015, employees raised nearly $260,000 for the local United Way campaign and the corporate foundation kicked in another $200,000 to the initiative that helps Oklahoma City. Plus, employees are given 20 days of paid time-off for volunteering.
 Roles Hiring Now: Enrollment Coordinator, Sales Account Manager, Billing Admin & more.

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Resolution: Travel Internationally
 8. Delta
 Company Rating: 4.2
 Awesome Perks: At Delta Airlines, employees can live anywhere in the world, as long as they’re able to get to work. Catch one of the nearly 5,000 flights a day to fly to over 335 destinations across all six inhabited continents. Plus your immediate family and guest can travel for discounted rates. From Atlanta to Beijing, traveling the globe will be the biggest perk of any job at Delta.
 Roles Hiring Now: Cargo Account Manger, Aviation Maintenance Technician, Supply Attendant, HVAC Installer & more.

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Resolution: Start A Family
 9. American Express
 Company Rating: 3.7
 Awesome Perks: Starting in 2017, Amex offers employees who wish to have a child to receive up to $35,000 for adoption or surrogacy for up to two children. Those undergoing infertility treatments will receive up to a lifetime maximum of $35,000 to help defray costs. The only question now? One kid or two.
 Roles Hiring Now: CMS Engineer, Analyst, Sales Coordinator, Director of Government Affairs & more.

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Resolution: Move Up The Ladder Now
 10. 360i
 Company Rating: 3.6
 Awesome Perks: 360i is a digital marketing agency that works with clients like Coca-Cola, Kraft Foods, NBC Universal, and allows the 20-somethings they employ to be exposed and show what they’re made of. “At 360i, we realize that if there’s one thing you can count on, it’s change. We also recognize that if you can master this change, the opportunities are limitless.”
 Roles Hiring Now: Programmatic Media Manager, Analyst, Account Manager, Associate SEO Analyst & more.

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Resolution: Save More For Retirement
 11. Reynolds Consumer Products
 Company Rating: 3.4
 Awesome Perks: Employees at Reynolds are excited about the 401K option provided. With a dollar-for-dollar 6-percent match and immediate 100-percent vesting, you’ll be fulfilling your resolution just by getting paid. Savings will accrue in no time.
 Roles Hiring Now: Quality Technician, Production Supervisor, Packaging Packer, Production Position, Process Engineer & more.

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