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!
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 it would participate in," says The Motley Fool, "placing the number somewhere between 10 and 25."
1. UnitedHealth Group: 3,014 openings
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.
2. Brookdale Senior Living: 2,483 openings
Brookdale is the largest owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the United States, operating over 570 senior living communities and retirement communities in the US. They have 35,000 staff members and 55,000 residents.
Employee Review: "There is a great sense of teamwork in there. The hours that we work are very flexible."*
Find a job now with Brookdale Senior Living.
3. Firestone Complete Auto: 2,270 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.
4. UPS: 1,976 openings
Known by its large brown delivery trucks, United Parcel Service delivers over 15 million packages per day. Headquartered in Sandy Springs, Ga., UPS competes with other carriers, such as FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service. The company employs approximately 350,000 in the United States, with another 67,000 around the world. It's begun gearing up for holiday deliveries with the hiring of seasonal employees, and last year reportedly hired about 1,100 workers in Louisville, Ky., alone, at its largest air-sorting hub.
Employee Review: "I love getting to meet new people all the time and seeing all the different things that we import as a country. I also love the challenges of solving the problems of supply chain and getting items to the good old U.S. of A.."*
Find a job now at UPS.
5. The Vitamin Shoppe: 1,962 openings
The Vitamin Shoppe is a New Jersey-based retailer of nutritional supplements. They also operate stores in Canada under the name "VitaPath". The company provides approximately 8,000 different skus of supplements through its retail stores and over 20,000 different skus of supplements through its online retail websites.
Employee Review: "Good growth opportunities and stores opening all over the US all year 'round. Company based out of NJ, so more progressive policies on employment and benefits. Good vacation, health, and dental benefits. Above average pay from minimum wage. Good policies on customer service interaction as well. Focus on Customer service vs. pushing products."*
Find a job now with The Vitamin Shoppe.
6. Catholic Health Initiatives: 1,939 openings
Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. Formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 105 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals and 30 critical-access facilities.
Employee Review: "Great recruiting team and culture. Friendly environment for all employees and visitors. Efficient processes."*
Find a job now with Catholic Health Initiatives
7. Chipotle: 1,939 openings.
Chipotle is known for its use of organic meats throughout its more than 1,500 restaurants, which are located in 45 states. Since having been founded in 1993, the chain has since exploded and now counts some 37,000 employees. It is a pioneer in the "fast casual" dining movement.
Employee Review: "The people I work with are awesome and the food is good. It pays my bills and makes me laugh. The schedule is super flexible but It's a lot of work. If you're looking for something easy and laid back, keep looking."*
Find a job now at Chipotle.
8. Hilton Worldwide: 1,761 openings
Hilton Worldwide is an American global hospitality company. As of March 2014, Hilton brands encompass 4,112 hotels with over 680,117 rooms in 91 countries.
Employee Review: "I love my job. I get to interact with great coworkers and guests, and it makes my job enjoyable. They do a good job of promoting within and fostering potential leadership in younger workers."*
Find a job now with Hilton Worldwide.
9. Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 1,731 openings
Enterprise is the largest rental care company in North America and operates over 900,000 vehicles worldwide, earning it the 15th rank on Forbes' "America's Largest Private Companies" list.
Employee Review: "Great experience and recognized as an excellent training program by outside companies. Can advance quickly if you hit your goals."*
Find a job now at Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
10. Bankers Life and Casualty: 1,680 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.
*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.
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