Who is Hiring the Most People at the Best Companies to Work For

20 Jun

Article Title: Who is Hiring the Most People at the Best Companies to Work For
Author Byline: CareerAlley
Author Website: http://CareerAlley.com

When you work seven days a week, fourteen hours a day, you get lucky.” – Armand Hammer

I’ve posted lots of links to the companies on Fortune‘s Best Companies to Work for list, typically running from top to bottom. But then I got to thinking, what about those companies on the list that are hiring the most people? Seems like a good idea (to me at least), so today’s post will focus on those companies. For those interested in how Fortune derives the list, take a look at “Criteria for the Best Companies to Work For“. And for those wondering if it really matters at all, take a look at “Does the Fortune 100 best companies to work for really matter anymore ?“. Drop me a line and let me know what you think (E-mail Me!).

  • Zappos.com – Ranked at number 6 on the list, Zappos increased staff last year by 37%! Their career site starts with with a listing of where they have current openings. The left hand side of the page has a link for Search Open Positions as well as links to other related topics. There is a bunch of stuff center page to tell you all about the company. Click on Search Open Positions to start your search. Click a job that matches your criteria and you can apply online (including resume upload). What is not clear is if there is a resume database that matches your resume against other job opportunities. There were 40 or so job opportunities when I checked the site.
  • Scottrade – A discount broker and ranked 12 on this year’s list, they increased staff 19% last year. They have over 2,800 employees. Their main career site has tabs at the top with Search Jobs, Benefits & Compensation, Working @ Scottrade and a tab for Internships. In the center of the page they have a big Search Jobs button. Select Search Jobs to review links to Job Openings by category, manage your resume, create a job agent and look at all job openings. There were 156 job opportunities when I checked the site.
  • Umpqua Bank – Number 25 on this year’s list, Umpqua is a financial services firm (if you’ve not already guessed) and increased staff 18% last year. Their main careers page has company information in the center of the page with links to Culture, Perks and Current Openings on the left hand side of the page. Their opportunities page allows registration with resume posting as well as a job search function. Click Search Career Opportunities to use their job search engine. When I checked there were 83 job opportunities across a few states, from junior jobs to senior jobs. Clicking on a job displays the job description and a “submit your application” link.
  • Southern Ohio Medical Center – Another medical related company on the list, SOMC is ranked 36 this year and increased staff 18%. With over 2,200 employees, SOMC’s career page is fairly simple. The main part of the page is taken up by an advanced job search function, with special links on the right for Apply online, How to Apply and company information. As with most company career sites, you can register on the site. There were 54 job opportunities when I checked their generic search.
  • Balfour Beatty Construction – Ranked at 41, Balfour is a small construction company who increased their staff 37% last year. Their careers page has quite a few related links on the left hand side of the page (like Top 10 Reasons and Career Paths). Center page is a company overview, followed by next steps, what to expect and top 10 reasons to work at Balfour. Click job search on the left hand side of the page to see current open positions. You can also join their career center. There were 21 job opportunities when I checked their site.

Good luck in your search.

Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap, a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities.

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