A job search can get quite frustrating these days, with so many people competing for too few openings. To ease the burden, AOL Jobs tracked down the 10 top companies that are hiring this week. From sales jobs to finance positions, full-time to part-time, these employers have a plethora of openings they're looking to fill.
Good luck job hunting!
1. Tires Plus: 6,482 openings
Based out of Davenport, Iowa, Tires Plus has more than 500 stores in 23 states. Tires Plus offers products for the whole gamut of automobiles, from compacts cars to SUV's. Along with Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus is owned by Bridgestone Retail Operations. And in sum, Bridgestone is the world's largest chain of company-owned auto care centers.
Employee Review: "The pay is decent and you get good benefits. The atmosphere is friendly. But poor management can often affect morale and lead to poor enthusiasm to do work. The hours are inconsistent and the expect you to bend over for them without question."*
Find a job now at Tires Plus.
2. Firestone Complete Auto: 3,615 openings
Firestone Complete Auto Care is a car maintenance chain that's part of one of the oldest American tire companies. There are more than 1,600 locations nationwide that, along with selling and servicing tires, also do repairs and other kinds of work on cars.
Employee Review: "Higher than average compensation for retail, good camaraderie with co workers. Nice working for large company that you know will be there tomorrow. "*
Find a job now with Firestone Complete Auto.
3. ResCare: 3,353 openings
ResCare is the nation's largest disabilities services and senior care provider. Employing over 46,000 people, the Louisville, Ky.-based human services company education, vocational training and job placement for people of all ages.
Employee Review: "Loved my co-workers in the nursing department, loved taking care of the residents and getting to know them as individuals."*
Find a job now with ResCare.
4. UnitedHealth Group: 3,323 openings
UnitedHealth Group currently provides health insurance services to more than 75 million people worldwide and is the largest insurance company of its kind in the U.S. With the onset of states' participation in the Affordable Care Act, the Minnesota-based insurer "has remained especially vague on the number of systems in would participate in," says The Motley Fool, "placing the number somewhere between 10 and 25."
Employee Review: "Good, steady work. Great learning opportunities. Very little favoritism, you get ahead based on your own work. Work at home opportunities help on commuting costs. Great work-life balance, ample vacation time."*
Find a job now with UnitedHealth Group.
5. Verizon Wireless: 3,264 openings.
Verizon Wireless operates the largest mobile network in the United States. The Basking Ridge, New Jersey-based company is a subsidiary of Verizon Communications and Vodafone, although Verizon announced in September that it agreed to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the company for $130 billion. Expected to close in the first quarter of 2014, it is the third largest announced deal in the world, Reuters reported.
Employee Review: "The company has top drawer benefits for all employees and on the peer level, employees are united and very close knit, like family."*
Find a job now at Verizon Wireless.
6. Macy's: 3,223 openings
The iconic department store is going strong after over 150 years of business, selling mid-price to high-end brands at some 800 locations across the country. Its headquarters are in Cincinnati, Ohio, but its flagship store is in the heart of Manhattan, N.Y.
Employee Review: "The management is competent. Employees are given a good discount and still able to use coupons. You can pick up more hours online when they become available."*
Find a job now with Macy's.
7. AT&T: 3,080 openings
Wireless giant AT&T continues to hire in large volumes, as many customers upgrade their smartphones and purchase tablets that require LTE data plans. It recently announced that it will be adding more wireless subscribers than expected.
Employee Review: "Cutting edge technology, great opportunities for advancement, union representation for non-management."*
Find a job now with AT&T.
8. Bankers Life and Casualty: 2,729 openings
Founded in 1879, Bankers is a life and health insurance company that services the retirement market. It is based in Chicago, Ill., and operates in 275 offices nationwide. The financial company is a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group.
Employee Review: "For someone who wants a second career after the first big one, with more freedom, flexibility, etc. this is the place!"*
Find a job now with Bankers Life and Casualty.
9. PNC: 2,453 openings
Based in Pittsburgh, the regional bank operates over 2,700 branches in nineteen states and the District of Columbia. The company doubled in size in 2008 when it acquired National City, making it the fifth largest bank in the country.
Employee Review: "As a parent I am grateful for a company with a work life balance."*
Find a job now with PNC.
10. Humana: 2,141 openings
Humana Inc. is a for-profit American managed health care company that markets and administers health insurance in the United States, and has business interests in Western Europe and Asia. Humana has over 13 million customers in the United States, reported a 2013 revenue of US$41.3 billion, and has over 52,000 employees. The company is based in Louisville, Kentucky.
Employee Review: "Humana has great benefits (401K matching, HSA, and wellness incentives). Most of my coworkers are happy in their positions. I am in an entire department that works from home which is great for a lot of moms and people who want to have autonomy and flexible hours."*
Find a job now with Humana.
*All employee reviews sourced from Glassdoor, a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. Reviews may have been edited for clarity.
Note: All openings are on CareerBuilder, an AOL Jobs sponsor.