Top 10 Companies Hiring This Week
Good luck job hunting!1. Petco Jobs: 10,969 openings.
San Diego-based Petco's chain of pet supplies stores number more than a thousand across the U.S. and, along with its large supermarket-type operations, now includes smaller, mom-and-pop-style neighborhood stores, Unleashed by Petco.
Employee Review: "I met some great people and work with even more amazing people. The management was fantastic. I was paid fairly and had reasonable hours. I also was able to work around my school schedule which helped me pay for tuition. Plus, who doesn't like getting to play with puppies every Saturday?"*
2. Pizza Hut Jobs: 6,152 openings.
After 55 years in the business, Pizza Hut continues to expand as part of the commitment in 2011 by its parent, Yum Brands, to grow in the U.S. and internationally. In its recent hunt for a digital manager, the fast-food chain asked applicants interviewing for the job to prove their ability to get a message across in Twitter-like brevity by limiting their "elevator speeches" to just 140 seconds.
Employee Review: "Decent hours, fun working environment, challenging (but not too much), rewarding, quick training (I was cross-trained, so I could fill any role necessary)."*
3. UnitedHealth Group Jobs: 4,321 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."*
4. Vector Marketing Jobs: 3,753 openings.
Vector Marketing of Olean, N.Y., is the domestic sales arm of the cutlery company, Cutco, which sells knives and other implements nationwide. Vector offers part-time, full-time and temporary sales jobs, including summer work, and says that experience in sales isn't required.
Employee Review: "The pay, flexibility, environment were all outstanding."*
5. Winn-Dixie Jobs: 3,829 openings.
Winn-Dixie is a supermarket chain based in Jacksonville, Fla. Although it went through some rough times in the past decade, the company looks to be back on its feet as it has ramped-up hiring and its parent, Bi-Lo Holdings, recently announced plans to buy 165 stores from other chains in the southeastern U.S.
Employee Review: "Benefits 401k, life, vacation, weekly pay. Chance for promotions from within. Company paid parties on holidays. Management cares about employees safety."*
6. Firestone Complete Auto Care Jobs: 3,071 openings.
Firestone Complete Auto Care is a car maintenance chain that was spun off from one of the oldest American tire companies. There are more than 1,600 locations nationwide, many of which are open late and on weekends and, along with selling and servicing its name-brand 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. "*
7. Combined Insurance Jobs: 2,245 openings.
Combined Insurance is a global supplemental insurance provider that provides accident insurance, life insurance, critical care coverage and other services.
Employee Review: "A solid company with an honest and ethical core belief system. It is a fully commission job so if you are not working effectively then you are not getting paid."*
8. Christus Health Jobs: 2,238 openings.
Christus Health is a nonprofit health-care company headquartered in Irving, Texas. Christus describes itself as one of the top 10 Catholic health-care companies in the country, by size, with more than 40 facilities in the U.S. and Mexico.
Employee Review: "Love the staff. They're all "healing heroes" in my book."*
9. Macy's Jobs: 2,161 openings.
Even though sales are down slightly, the famous retail giant continues to hire in large quantities nationwide. Macy's Inc. stock recently went for a record high, selling at $50 a share.
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."*
10. AT&T Jobs: 1,843 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: "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."*
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