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This week’s companies are a bit out of the box, in that they represent jobs for college students, office space managers, and those that don’t mind a little “customer care”. Apologies for being a week late, but I am working a bit too much lately!  

Happy Hunting!

REGUS – The world’s largest provider of flexible workspaces from fully equipped offices to professional meetings to business lounges.

  • Currently has about 140 open positions but plans to add 80-100 jobs a month this year (plans to open 2,000 centers by end of 2014 and 2-3 jobs per center)
  • Top Jobs: General Managers, Area Sales Managers & Customer Service Representatives
  • General Managers & Area Sales Managers can make $60k-$90k & Customer Service Reps can make $30k-$38k GMs & ASMs also earn commission
  • Benefits include 24 days off the first year and an uncapped commission. Lots of growth potential within company (VPs who started as Customer Service Reps, for example)
  • Growing in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Maryland, New Jersey and Chicago
  • Find more information at

STRYKER - Medical technology company.

  • Hiring more than 150 in Michigan, website lists over 300 openings nationwide
  • Top Jobs: Engineering, Operations, Product Development, Marketing and Sales
  • Named a FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies 2013 for the 12th consecutive year
  • Also named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For 2013 - # 61 on the list
  • Find more information at For MI jobs go to and search for “stryker”

CAPITAL ONE – U.S.-based bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto loans, banking and savings.

  • Hiring “hundreds” across the U.S. but is adding 175 new jobs in Sioux Falls, SD, making it one of the top-10 employers in the region
  • This will be the 2nd expansion in Sioux Falls after taking over an HSBC location in the area.
  • Top Jobs:  Customer Care: Tellers and Contact Center Representatives, Finance, IT
  • In March 2012, Capital One made a 3-year, $4.5 million commitment to support the US Chamber's Hiring our Heroes program and its Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign
  • Named a 100 Best Companies to Work For By FORTUNE Magazine (#98)
  • Find more information at

EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS, INC. – Helps people on SSI/SSDI and other challenges return to the workforce through “Ticket to Work” program (contacted through FF Job Hunt!)

  • Has up to 1,000 jobs available
  • Top Jobs: Customer Service, Benefits Advisors, Technical Specialists, Medical Case Management, Order Taking, Reservations and Billing
  • Specializes in Work At Home jobs! WAT Customer Service jobs pay about $7-20 an hour
  • Selected in 2012 by the Social Security Administration as the agency’s “Effective Practices and Collaboration Model” to help other employment networks with their placement procedures.
  • Find more information at (to work for them check out:; to get help finding a job look here:

TOPPERS PIZZA – Pizza franchise.

  • Will add roughly 360 to 480 jobs to local economies as a result of 12 to 16 planned openings across U.S.
  • Top Jobs: Pizza Makers, Drivers and Asst. Managers, Marketing Analyst, Department Assistant, Purchasing Director, Managers
  • Toppers will employ roughly 368 to 588 college students across the company.
  • Focusing on Midwestern markets for expansion, including developing in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Minneapolis as well as Cincinnati, Dallas / Fort Worth
  • Find more information at


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.

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