Published January 25, 2013
Here’s where the jobs are this week -- and while it seems Americans had a fun December, the theme for January is work out and eat less!
Trainers, security and more jobs below.
GOLD’S GYM - An international chain of co-ed fitness centers, more than 650 locations in 37 states and 28 countries.
*Always hiring but specifically they are currently looking to hire “hundreds” of personal trainers nationwide.
*Top Jobs: Personal Trainers, Managers, Membership Salespeople
*Has its own Gold’s Fitness Certification Program that trains people to become personal trainers. Trainers can make upwards of six figures.
*Offers benefits to full-time associates (working 35 hours per week)
*Recently has partnered with Veterans Fitness Career College to help provide employment to veterans.
*Company’s corporate-owned gym locations also provide active duty and veterans with free enrollment and/or a one month complimentary membership with one free personal training session.
*Find more info at www.goldsgym.com or www.facebook.com/goldsgym
UNION PACIFIC - Operates North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States.
* Expects to hire 3,500 to 4,000 people in 2013
*Top Jobs: Electricians, Mechanics, Conductors, Engineers, IT, Track and Equipment Maintenance
*Average pay and benefits in the railroad industry is more than $100,000 per year.
*More than 20% of Union Pacific workforce consists of military vets. In the past 4 years, 25% of new hires have been vets
*Find more info at www.unionpacific.jobs
SMART TAX - A full-service tax preparation services company.
*Adding 100 jobs over the course of 4 months of tax season (Jan – April)
*Top Jobs: Tax Preparers, Franchise Owners
*Smart Tax launched in 2012 with 5 locations, and will have 30+ franchise locations operating in 2013.
*Hiring throughout NY, NJ, PA, GA and AL
*For franchise owners, Smart Tax has eliminated the franchise fee for experienced tax professionals.
*Find more info at www.thesmartwaytofile.com
ALLIEDBARTON SECURITY SERVICES – Provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel
*Currently has approximately 1,400 jobs posted around the country.
*Top Jobs: Security Officer, Control Room Operator, Business Development Managers, Officers/Managers w/ Security Clearance, IT, Finance.
*Focusing on increasing military recruiting efforts to beat 2012’s hiring which was over 5,000 veterans & military folks from active duty, the reserves, national guard and wounded warrior project.
*Has won more awards than any other physical security company. Noted as a Top Military Friendly company & Top 100 Military Friendly Spouse Employer by GI Jobs.
*Find out more info at www.jobs.alliedbarton.com
LASER SPINE INSTITUTE – Leader in endoscopic spine surgery that offers safe and effective alternatives to open neck or back surgery.
*Currently there are 81 positions open but expects that, similarly to 2012, there will continue to be around 50 positions open at any given time.
*Top Jobs: Medical Staff, Marketing, IT, Customer Service
*Offers full benefits + flexible scheduling, career expansion programs and tuition reimbursement
*Named a Best 100 Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare and a Top Place to Work by the Tampa Bay Times & Tampa Bay Business Journal.
*In 2012, Laser Spine Institute grew from 400 employees to near 600 health professionals at its four regional surgical centers located in Tampa, Scottsdale, Ariz., Philadelphia and Oklahoma City.
*Find out more info at www.laserspineinstitute.com/careers