There is an old saying that bubble wrap is a barometer for the economy. If Americans are buying bubble wrap, businesses are buying bubble wrap, and that means the economy is doing well because shipping is happening, which means active commerce. Well, a producer of bubble wrap is looking to hire.
If you want a job that pays, here are four companies looking to hire, and one has an average pay of $119,000
HYATT- a leading global hospitality company that manages, franchises, owns and develops hotels and resorts under the Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Zilara and Hyatt Ziva brand names
*Currently, the company has more than 840 full-time jobs available throughout the United States, and an additional 180 part-time and seasonal positions available
*Top jobs: customer service
*Hiring hot spots: about 30 positions open in New York City, 32 in Washington, D.C. and 37 in Chicago
*Associates receive perks such as free or subsidized meals during their workday, and discounted or free stays at Hyatt hotels around the world
*Named to the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America List for the first time in 2014
*Has a special military hiring website where vets can search using their Military Occupation Code/Skills for open positions
*Find more information about all available jobs here
FAIRWAY MARKET – a high-growth grocery chain that serves both well-known items as well as exotic, gourmet food products
*Currently has about 100 openings, but hires hundreds per year. Also hires 300 people for each new store, and has two stores coming soon. In the next five to six years, it has plans to open three to four more stores
*Started in 1933 in New York City as a small fruit and vegetable stand, the grocer has grown to one of the highest-grossing retailers per square foot in the U.S.
*Top jobs: managers; assistant managers; counter people; butchers; seafood, dairy, grocery, specialty, organics, and frozen foods specialists; bakers; chefs; cooks; various culinary specialists; cashiers; produce and stock people; truck drivers; and warehouse workers
*Hiring in the New York-Tristate area (NY, NJ, CT). Still hiring in recently-opened Lake Grove, N.Y location. Also hiring for new locations in New York City and upstate NY.
*Has been named the "Best Olive Shop" and "Best Cheese Shop"
*Benefits include free or discounted food, discounts on gift cards during the holidays, flexible scheduling
*Find more information here and click on “Career Page”
WHICH WICH – a national sandwich franchise chain known for its customizable sandwiches, creative ordering system, and personalized sandwich bag
*Opening 50-plus locations in 2015 and each new location means about 20 new hires, which means overall, the company is hiring 1,000-1,200
*Top Jobs: general manager positions, team members, corporate positions, franchisees
*Particularly looking to grow in Boston, Seattle, Chicago, and throughout California. Has a lot of openings in California, Texas and North Carolina
*Was recently named “2014 Best Franchise Deals” by QSR Magazine and a “Best Franchise to Buy” by Forbes
*Every year, the company runs a promotion called “Flag You Bag” that encourages customers to draw patriotic doodles on the backs of their sandwich bags to say thanks to our troops. They then stuff them full of cookies, brownies, and Wich Krispies and send them overseas.
*Find more information on job openings here
SEALED AIR CORPORATION - global manufacturer of a wide range of protective packaging and performance-based materials
*Is relocating its corporate headquarters to Charlotte, N.C., from New Jersey and creating 1,262 jobs in Charlotte
*Top jobs: product sales and marketing, business development, customer service, legal, human resources, information technology and scientists
*Average wage: $119,482
*More than $528.6 million will be generated in economic activity to support a total of 2,573 employees in Mecklenburg County, N.C.
*Brands include Cryovac brand food packaging solutions, bubble wrap brand cushioning and Diversey cleaning and hygiene solutions
*Find more information here
Cheryl Casone joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in September 2007 as an anchor. She also serves as a financial contributor on FOX News Channel (FNC), and provides weekly job reports. Click here for more information on Cheryl Casone.