Employee Review: "I really enjoyed my time at UnitedHealth Group. The trainers were very knowledgeable and were always there to answer any questions that I had. I worked as a claims associate for just a few short months before being promoted to another department. I then went on to work from home! Only left this company because of personal issues not related to my job. Great place to work!"*
With the recent launch of Apple's new iPhone 5, AT&T stores will be busy as customers flock to upgrade. In addition, it's committed to a $350 million program, called "Aspire," which includes a job-shadowing program aimed at bringing students into the workforce.
Employee Review: "They provide great benefits and pay. I know they match quite a bit for 401(k) investment. It is a great job for someone interested in technology and learning about new technologies. Also, it is great to know that you are helping others out on a daily basis."*
UPS is hiring thousands to help with the upcoming holiday rush of package delivery. While the jobs are seasonal, there is potential to stay on as a full-time delivery driver.
Employee Review: "Great benefits like tuition reimbursement even for part time. Easy work (after first week or so). People are friendly. Flexible schedules. Can quickly move up within the company if desired."*
Sears, much like Toys R Us and other retailers, is preparing for the holidays. The venerable retail company has been revamping product lines in an effort to better connect with customers.
Employee Review: "My favorite thing about working with Sears is the stability. The company has been around for over 100 years and is one of the largest in the world. It has great benefits and work-life balance is excellent. I don't have to worry about being on-call on nights and weekends. They have really great quality people who are easy to get along with."*
Operating more than 3,000 stores in the United States, Rent-A-Center recently expanded in New York, following other store openings throughout the year.
Employee Review: "Always something new every day, never a dull moment. Small stores, opportunities to develop strong relationships with customers. Virtually no scripts to follow, no "dumbing-down"... employees are encouraged and empowered to answer challenges and solve problems"*
Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, seen frequently along major interstates, are adding more locations. The company remains forward-thinking, and was the first to install CNG fast-fuel pumps for truckers using the clean-burning compressed natural gas.
Employee Review: "I gained a lot of knowledge on dealing with coworkers and the public. It was nice to see the friendly regulars."*
HP is taking on many new engineers to help further develop its open-source project: webOS Also, in an interesting corporate alliance, General Motors is bringing roughly 3,000 HP employees onto its payroll to aid in development efforts.
Employee Review: "Lots of good opportunities, ability to change roles and grow if you are self-directed and motivated. Opportunities to telecommute. Committed and talented employees."*