Who is Hiring Right Now?

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The job market right now can seem like the wild west. A lot of companies have been hurt by the financial impact of the last year and it can be hard to know what opportunities are out there for job seekers. But fear not! There are still many many companies who are seeking employees. The key to finding who is hiring is to start with the industries that have thrived or even grown in the last year. Here is a list of industries and specific companies who are hiring right now.

Healthcare

The healthcare industry is fervently reaching out for workers. From actual hospital and nursing home work to Health Insurance Companies, there are a variety of companies and positions that are open. You don’t necessarily even need medical training as many of these companies are looking for administrative help, HR reps, accounting professionals, and others. Here are a few who are hiring now:

Food Service and Grocery

One thing we all learned over the last year is that the food service industry will always need workers. While some restaurants felt the impact of less foot traffic and the loss of in person dining, the more recession proof companies and those that we’re able to adapt to a contact free world are not only thriving but looking to expand and get new employees. Among them are:

  • Kroger
  • Instacart
  • Chipotle
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • Wegmans
  • Taco Bell
  • Pizza Hut
  • Pilot Flying J
  • Burger King
  • Bowery Farming
  • Hello Fresh

While there are front line jobs available at these companies many are also looking for managers, sales staff, accountants, and other higher-level positions.

Tech

The tech industry was one of the best suited to handle the fundamental change in the workplace that occurred in 2020. Many tech companies expanded or even started up in the last year and the more established companies found themselves needing new faces in new roles. Even if you are not tech savvy or a programmer, many of these companies need HR reps, copywriters, administrative assistants, customer service reps, and much more. Tech companies hiring right now are very plentiful, here are a selection:

  • Facebook
  • VMware Carbon Black
  • Squarespace
  • UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
  • Clearlink
  • Intuit
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Trustwave
  • Integral Ad Science
  • Asana
  • Duolingo
  • Appian

This is just a smattering. There are many tech companies looking for employees and no matter what your specialty it’s worth looking into any tech company that might interest you.

Finance

Lastly, we come to finance. Another booming industry. Many banks and other major financial institutions are hiring with a wide variety of positions. Here are some worth looking into:

  • Wells Fargo
  • Deutsche Bank
  • N62
  • Capitol One
  • First Citizens Bank
  • MUFG Union Bank
  • City National Bank

At the end of the day, it’s easy to look at the current job market and feel concerned but there is a lot out there. Any prospective employee should feel hopeful that many many companies are hiring and with the advances in technology and further reliance on digital meetings location and commute have become far less important factors. Anyone who is confident in their abilities will be able to find a position for themselves at a company they are happy with.

This article was written by Sam Rogal.

Sam Rogal is a writer and professional living in New York City. He has worked in the film and theater industry and graduated top of his class with a degree in Communications.

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