Category Archives: Meltwater Culture
Throughout my career, I’ve been with a variety of great companies. And, when it comes to people investment, many companies “talk the talk” but very few actually “walk the walk.” I can state with complete confidence, after three months at Meltwater, it’s clear that Meltwater “walks the walk”.
Those who are confident, self-starters thrive at Meltwater; where positive attitude, ambition, and achievements are recognized and rewarded. Many companies hire people with specialized skills, for narrow roles that offer inflexible career paths. In contrast, Meltwater hires people who have an entrepreneurial spark, and then encourages them to ignite it. The company strives…
Volunteering at the Olympic Games 2012
If you saw the Olympics Opening Ceremony, chances are you also saw Meltwater´s very own Mariah Hamailainen. Out of the 205 women who were chosen to represent each country, Mariah was chosen to lead the Jamaican team with Usain Bolt! Since this was a once in a lifetime opportunity, we asked what it was like to play a role in the opening and closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Mariah let us in on how it all came together, what her favorite part was, and even some behind the scenes action:
Coordination skills and Danny Boyle
The first auditions were in…
One of the many advantages of working at Meltwater is the international opportunities and Meltwater jobs on offer. With 56 offices in 26 exuberant locations like Sydney, Barcelona, New York, and Cape Town, there are great opportunities for an international career.
If you visit a few of the Meltwater offices around the globe, you’ll notice that there is one special theme that is common throughout, irrespective of the native tongue spoken; it’s the culture, and the people.
Meltwater’s employees are a diverse group. Among those on the Meltwater team are a former priest, a professional paintball player, lawyers, a professional NFL football player, financial…
Holly Engelbrecht, Managing Director of Meltwater News in Toronto, wanted to celebrate her team’s quarterly performance in a memorable way. Beyond celebrating, she wanted her team to move out of their comfort zone, both figuratively and literally.
“Nobody ever died of discomfort, yet living in the name of comfort has killed more ideas, more opportunities, more actions, and more growth than everything else combined. Comfort kills!” T. Harv Eker
When you think of Canada, what is it that comes to mind for you? It could be maple syrup, ice hockey or even just the unique vocabulary, eh?!
Yes, it’s all these things and more;…
When speaking about careers at Meltwater, we often cite the various talents of our employees including: professional paintball players, tomahawk throwers, journalists and national beauty queens. No matter the interest, our employees tend to excel. We’re so excited to share that Mark, our Meltwater Buzz Managing Director from Cape Town, is one of the top 2 finalists in South Africa’s Idol!