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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Who is Hiring This Week (New Jobs) ..

February 28 to March 6,  2011

We know that your job search can become very frustrating these days with more people trying to find a job and fewer job opportunities available.

To ease the burden, we tracked 10 leading companies with job openings this week finance to sales jobs, marketing to technical/engineering jobs and full time to part-time job. We hope you find the right/suitable job for you.

1. Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands, based in Dallas, Texas, is the company behind such famous food brands as Twinkies, WonderBread, and Hostess Fruit Pies. Hostess employs 21,000 people to operate their 39 bakeries nationwide, an operations center in Kansas City, Mo., and 700 bakery outlet stores.

Employee Review: Hostess has solid financial backing and solid brands. Everyone wants to see the company succeed. Employees are loyal and hardworking.*

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2. ADT Security Services Inc.

ADT was originally founded as the American District Telegraph company in 1874. Over time the company evolved from delivering messages by telegraph, to providing home security services. The company now provides both residential and commercial service to roughly 230 major U.S. markets.

Employee Review: Feel good about a job that helps protect people and property. The 401K is really good with a full match up to 5 percent. Great, cutting edge technology for customers.*

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3. Comcast Cable

Comcast is one of the nation's leading providers of cable TV, internet, and phone services. The company owns a majority stake in NBCUniversal, which operates the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks. Comcast Corp. is the parent company of Comcast-Spectator, which owns both the Philadelphia 76ers and the Flyers.

Employee Review: It's always nice to work for a leader in your industry, one who strives to keep their products relevant and cutting-edge. I had the latitude to be involved in a fairly wide variety of projects outside of my regular scope of work ...*

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4. Central Refrigerated

Central Refrigerated operates the largest fleet of temperature controlled truckload carriers in the United States. Food products account for about 95 percent of all shipments transported by Central Refrigerated. The company now equips every truck in their fleet with satellite equipment, which allows both tracking and continuous communications with their corporate offices. In addition to their headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company operates terminals in Conley, Ga., Denver, Colo., and Fontana, Calif.

Employee Review: Will train you and give you a first job.*

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5., incorporated in 1994, was originally based out of founder Jeff Bezos' garage. In the company's first month of business, they shipped orders to all 50 states as well as 45 countries. Amazon now employs 33,700 workers in 12 countries worldwide. A leader in the ebook platform since the launch of their Kindle e-reader, last year the company reached the point where their sales of Kindle books exceeded the number of hardcover books they sold.

Employee Review: There is a great team atmosphere at, starting with upper management and trickling down to area managers to their teams.*

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6. Fred's Inc.

Founded with a single store in Coldwater, Miss., in 1947, Fred's is now based in Memphis, Tenn., and operates around 700 stores. Fred's product strategy combines dollar store merchandise with drugstore products. In order to stock all their stores, the company operates two distribution centers, one in Memphis and the other in Dublin, Ga.

Employee Review: Exposed to good customers that were appreciative of hard working employees. The flexibility of the hours was great because it allows time to attend school or be with family.*

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7. Tires Plus

Founded in 1972 in Clearwater, Fla., Tires Plus currently employs over 5,000 workers across 500 stores in 23 states. The company, owned by Bridgestone America, represents one of four brands that Bridgestone uses to market its tire-related products and services. Bridgestone recently announced plans to open up to 75 new retail service locations this year, some of which will be Tires Plus

Employee Review: Tires Plus was my first job in the automotive industry when I moved to this town. Most of the training was on the job. People were always around to show you what needed to be done, and help you out along the way ...*

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8. Zep, Inc.

Zep is a leading provider of chemical products to a range of industries. The company sells 3,500 different sanitation and maintenance products including detergents, disinfectants, lubricants, and pest control solutions. The company recently announced its involvement with the government's AbilityOne

Employee Review: Zep has some of the finest products in the specialty chemical arena. Their products can be sold to any customer at any time. While the culture is changing, it still has the feel of a smaller company.*

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9. Poudre Valley Health System

Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) is a private, not-for profit health system based in northern Colorado. The organization operates two hospitals, a behavioral health center, associated clinics and a medical group. PVHS's services cover a geographic area of more than 50,000 miles, serving patients in Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. PVHS currently has more than 5,100 employees, including over 550 physicians representing over 40 specialties.

Employee Review: Great benefits such as medical, dental, and vision insurance for anyone who works more than 20 hours a week. We get much more vacation time than any other places of employment.*

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10. NCO

Based in Horsham, Pa., NCO has been in business for over 80 years, and currently employees over 30,000 workers. The company specializes in business process outsourcing services. These services include accounts receivable management, customer management services, and back office services. NCO's corporate training department was recently named to Training magazines, prestigious Training Top 125 list.

Employee Review: The money is great. Benefits are comparable to any other place. The hours are good and are normal operation for the industry. Time off is excellent when requested and has never been disapproved. As a company, NCO, IMO, is improving the company image in the collection industry and on a consumer level.*

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* All Employee Reviews courtesy of AOLJobs

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