Top 10 Companies Hiring This Week

Posted By Urban News Hour | March 4, 2013

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. Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut continues to expand, adding new locations nationwide. For those with a knack for customer-service-with-a-smile, these jobs could be for you. Work in the store, or behind the wheel as a delivery driver.

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).”

Number of Job Openings: 5,233

 

2. UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group currently provides health insurance services to more than 75 million people worldwide. It recently announced the addition of 1,500 jobs at an operations center in Texas, and plans to add 3.5 to 4 million new members in 2013.

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!”*

Number of Job Openings: 1,473

 

3. Macy’s

After hiring nearly 80,000 employees to help with the fast-departing holiday season, Macy’s continues to hire in smaller quantities nationwide.

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.”*

Number of Job Openings: 2,057

 

4. AT&T Retail

With Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy SIII both hot smartphones on the market for the start of 2013, AT&T retail stores will be hiring extra staff to help meet demand. This comes in addition to some corporate restructuring, in which the company is moving more jobs to its Dallas headquarters.

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.”*

Number of Job Openings: 1,610

 

5. Raytheon

With annual sales of nearly $25 billion, Raytheon employs thousands. The company recently announced a new contract with the Department of Defense, and will be supplying deferred missions gear to the United States Navy.

Employee Review: “The people and the technology was the best. Worked for them for 25 years. Excellent resource groups and activities.”*

Number of Job Openings: 1,624

 

6. Allstate

Insurance provider Allstate is not only looking for sales agents. They’re opening call centersaround the country and need friendly, professional customer support staff to fill those jobs. The company is the second-largest personal insurer in the country.

Employee Review: “Over the past two years the organization has really started to recognize the importance of retaining good talent by offering new developmental opportunities to all employees. The environment is also very inclusive and supportive. In my department we work hard but have a lot of fun together as a team. Management recognizes the importance of work-life balance.”

Number of Job Openings: 560

 

7. Rent-A-Center
Operating more than 3,000 stores in the United States, Rent-A-Center most recentlyexpanded in Louisiana and Texas, 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.”*

Number of Job Openings: 885

 

8. Chrysler-Mopar

The company continues to add jobs nationwide, primarily in various assembly plants. These jobs will support the production of the Pentastar V6 and Tigershark four-cylinder engines. Another 1,000 jobs will be added at the Warren Truck assembly plant, which builds the 2013 Ram 1500.

Employee Review: “The company is extremely adaptable and resilient after its financial distress in recent years, and the company is very hopeful for the future. The need for young and creative people is overwhelming — those without automotive background may be better positioned than they think!”*

Number of Job Openings: 1,360

 

9. Wells Fargo

In addition to fulfilling corporate-level positions, Wells Fargo has announced hundreds of open teller positions across the country, from Arizona to Idaho.

Employee Review: “Large company with a lot of training; encouraged to change positions/departments within bank to grow and learn; good senior management and diversity commitment.”*

Number of Jobs: 1,308

 

10. Olive Garden

Operating more than 800 locations globally, Olive Garden is one of several restaurant brands owned by Darden Restaurants. Most Olive Garden employees are part-time and earn the majority of their wages in tips.

Employee Review: “They give a good amount of hours and many of the workers work extra hard to help each other out.”

Number of Jobs: 981

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