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The Casone Exchange

Where the Jobs Are!

I’ve spent some time going through the emails that you have sent to After realizing that this segment goes by much too quickly for many of you to get to your television or grab a pen, this is for you. I’ll be posting a new list each week to coincide with my Fox and Friends, Fox News Radio, and Fox and Friends First appearances.

Happy hunting!

STATE FARM - insurance company in the U.S. and Canada that deals with auto, home, life and health insurance. Also does financial services.
*State Farm anticipates approx 1,200 openings in the next year
*Top Jobs: Independent Contractors, Agents, Sales  
*State Farm is hiring nationwide, but most openings are in TX, CA, PA, IL, MI, and IN
*State Farm has started a new initiative to assist vets in transitioning into Corporate America. They have a job shadowing program in partnership with Hire America’s Heroes and have 72 associates assigned to work specifically with vets. This program allows vets to become State Farm agency owners.
*Currently there are more than 1,000 military vets exploring these opportunities within State Farm  countrywide.

NOVO 1 - an outsource contact center providing American-based inbound & outbound customer service, works with healthcare, transportation/logistics, retail &utilities.
*Actively recruiting for more than 600 positions
*Top Jobs: Customer Service Advisors, Licensed Health Insurance Agents, Account Managers, Recruiters.
*Customer service/licensed agents range from $23k - $35k base. Benefits include life/health/dental/vision insurance, legal assistance, special cancer coverage
*Looking to expand Dallas-Fort Worth, TX and West Michigan
*Expanding a “work@home” model which lets customer service advisors work from their home office. Has a goal of returning 100,000 customer service jobs back to US.

HOSTESS BRANDS - one of the largest wholesale bakers and distributors of fresh delivered bread and snack cakes in the United States.
*There are approximately 580 listings
*Top Jobs: Route Sales Representatives, Route Managers, Retail Outlet Clerks, Bakery Workers and Transportation Drivers
*Owns the Hostess, Wonder Bread, Nature's Pride, Dolly Madison, Butternut Breads, and Drake's brands.
*Has participated in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, which has companies pledge to help hire 100,000 veterans

SAIC (Science Applications International Corp.) - provider of scientific, engineering, systems integration and technical services and solutions.
*Has approximately 3,000 openings
*Top Jobs: Information Technology, Engineering and Program & Project Management.
*SAIC works extensively with the DOD, DHS, and the US Intelligence Community including the NSA

TRADESMEN INTERNATIONAL - construction recruiter and construction employer, one of the construction industry’s largest employers of skilled craftsmen.  
*Has 883 skilled trade positions open nationally, including 34 sales positions
*Currently has 88 locations in 38 states and more than 6,300 employee working on client job sites/projects
*Top Jobs: Craftsmen, Construction Worker, Electricians, Carpenters, Pipefitters, Turbine Mechanics, Sales, Management
*Hourly Wage varies by trade and skill level (Helper/Apprentice/Journeyman/Lead Man)
*Based on eligibility requirements, provides employees Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term Disability and a 401(k).  Also provides training at no cost.


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.