A recurring theme in my “On the Job Hunt” series has been technology. From apps to cloud computing and new versions of smart phones, check out the below listings.
INTUIT – Creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
- Has more than 1,500 openings
- Top Jobs: Interns (500 openings), Customer Care (400 openings), Software Engineering (400 openings), Data Scientists, Designers
- Hiring mainly in CA; Reno, NV; Tucson, AZ; Fredericksburg, VA and Plano, TX
- Named a Best Place to Work For by Fortune since 2002 and Forbes’ World’s Most Innovative Companies
- Find more information at www.jobs.intuit.com
NOVARTIS – Provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies.
- Has more than 1,000 open positions across the U.S.
- Top Jobs: Research & Development, Production, Finance, Information Technology and Human Resources.
- Named a top pharmaceutical company in Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Companies 2013 for the third time in a row.
- Find more information at www.novartis.com/careers/job-search
I9 SPORTS – Offers recreational youth sports leagues for boys and girls ages 3-14 in hundreds of locations nationwide.
- The company expects to add more than 375 new jobs over the next 12 months due to a projected 33 new locations in 2014
- Top Jobs: Franchise Owners, Program Directors ($30-40k), Site Managers ($14-25p/h), Sport Instructors ($12-18p/h), Marketing Personnel ($10-12p/h), Customer Service ($10-11p/h)
- The initial franchise investment ranges from $44,900 - $69,900
- Find more information at www.i9sports.com
GILDEN ACTIVEWEAR – A manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing, including undecorated blank activewear such as t-shirts, sport shirts and fleeces.
- Bringing a combined 500 new jobs to 3 NC counties
- Top Jobs: TBD
- Expansion thanks in part to the construction of a $250 million yarn-spinning plant in the Charlotte region.
MENCHIE’S – A frozen yogurt franchise.
- Will have an estimated 200 openings by the end of the year thanks to 16 new store openings
- Top Jobs: Team Member, Shift Leader, Asst. Store Leader, HQ jobs
- Find more information at www.menchies.com
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.