3 Reasons Why Pandora Is A Poppin’ Place To Work

If you love music, chances are you’ve tried Pandora, the popular Internet radio platform, but have you ever considered working there? Related: 3 Reasons Why Employees LOVE Working At Zillow If you check out its Glassdoor page, you’ll see they like to have fun at work… According to one reviewer, they have concerts in the break room with kegs and lots of fun smiling people. Think its on-site concerts and kegs are cool? Well, here are a few other reasons why Pandora is a poppin’ place to work:

1. It’s focused on building a workforce as diverse as its music selection.

Pandora is on a mission to build diverse workforce. They see differences as strengths, and understand the importance of embracing and utilizing everyone’s uniqueness. “We’ve set our sights on building a company that will last a hundred years, and we need a plan for developing and supporting a workforce that reflects our audience; one that is as welcoming of all professionals as our service is of all listeners,” said founder Tim Westergren.

2. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.

At Pandora, they don’t believe employees should be trapped in the office at all times. That’s why they offer the ability to work from home and encourage employees to maintain a work-life balance. “Pandora really tries to make it a great place to work by taking into consideration the needs of it's employees,” said one reviewer on Glassdoor. “There is really great work/life balance there.”

3. Employees take pride in giving back.

Not only does the company offer its employees paid volunteer time off so they can give back to their communities, but it also encourages them to contribute to special initiatives like its Futures program (an initiative that brings music education to children who wouldn’t have access to it otherwise) and its Women in Business group, which supports women entering the workforce. Want to learn more about Pandora? Check out its careers page!

Want to showcase your company’s culture?

Check out this FREE tool – It’ll breakdown the major parts of a great employment brand and show you EXACTLY what (and who!) you need to be showcasing. Check it out!

Related Posts

5 Companies That Encourage A Healthy Lifestyle Culture Showcase: Fashion, Fun, And Bagels With The CEO Company Culture Is Important To Hiring Managers Photo credit: Pandora Glassdoor page

In our new YouTube series, "Well This Happened" it's your turn to be the career coach! What would you do if you asked a coworker when the baby was due and she responded with, "I'm not pregnant." Watch the video and cast your vote b posting a comment on Youtube. We'll select one person from the correct answers at random to win free membership to the Work It Daily program. Good luck!

SHOW MORE Show less

If you've ever wondered what a Work It Daily (WID) membership could do for you, a letter we got this week provides a powerful example...

SHOW MORE Show less

There are 3 things hiring managers are trying to initially assess about you in the job interview. This video walks you through what they are looking for and offers insights into the right information to give them. Be sure to check out our free resources mentioned in the video too. They are:

SHOW MORE Show less

Last week during my Office Hours on Youtube, a client asked about how to deal with a workplace bully. After spending many years in corporate HR, I flipped to the other side and became a career therapist. So, I've seen both sides of this situation in the workplace. In this video, I discuss why people struggle to deal with bullies and what you can do to change the situation instantly.

This week, I did something that truly scared me. I sent an email to over 120,000 Work It Daily newsletter subscribers and asked them to answer the question, "What do we do?"

SHOW MORE Show less

A market correction is going to happen. When it does, layoffs will follow. I've been in the HR and recruiting industry for over two decades and have seen three recessions of varying sizes. In the video above, I explain how to tell when a recession is coming and what that means to you and your career. While many people will skip watching this. Or, will watch it and do nothing. I hope YOU are the smart, savvy professional who sees how important it is to prepare for unexpected, unwelcomed career circumstances.

SHOW MORE Show less

In this video, you'll learn how to tell if your career is plateauing due to the Executive Blues. You'll also learn what you can do to fix the problem and get your "executive energy" back so you can keep your career on track and set goals to reach new heights of success!

Want to watch the full video tutorial by J.T.?

CLICK HERE to get access!