From this week’s Fox and Friends we have jobs in insurance, tires, trucks, and more. Maybe one of these is right for you.
PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE - Offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance.
- Plans to hire 900+ plus by end of year
- Top Jobs: Customer Service Reps, Inbound Sales Reps, Claims, Call Center, and Corporate
- Salaries for people working in Call Center is about $13-$15 per hour; for Claims personnel it is between $39k- $45k
- Has flexible work arrangements, including working from home and compressed work weeks
- Looking to hire in NY, NJ, FL, TX, GA, AZ, CO, CA and OH
- Find more information at http://jobs.progressive.com
BRIDGESTONE RETAIL OPERATIONS - Operates the largest network of company-owned automotive service providers in the world including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus & more.
- Plans to hire 1,500+ in the U.S. over the course of 2014, in both our retail stores and corporate locations.
- Top Jobs: Automotive Technician, Retail Sales and Management
- Not all positions require automotive experience. On-the-job training and educational opportunities/programs are available.
- Opening approximately 25 new stores in 2014
- Find more information at www.firestonecompleteautocare.com/careers/
RYDER SYSTEM, INC - Commercial transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions company that helps other businesses operate their truck fleets and supply chains more efficiently.
- Currently has over 900 openings in almost all states across the U.S.
- Top Jobs: Commercial Licensed Drivers (250+ openings); Diesel Mechanics/Truck Maintenance (250+ openings), sales, logistics engineers, warehouse managers, supervisors and workers positions
- Commercial Drivers and Diesel Mechanics could easily earn around $50K or better.
- As a charter member of the US Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes program, Ryder offers veteran heroes a friendly hiring process and custom job website.
- Find more information at www.ryder.jobs Military veterans can also go to www.ryder.com/military
KEER GROUP – Develops and manufactures high-quality yarn in China.
- Breaking ground on first facility outside of China, investing $218M to construct & operate a 230k-sq ft manufacturing facility in Lancaster County, SC. Also building an office in uptown Charlotte, N.C.
- Plans to create 501 jobs in Lancaster County within the next 5 years.
- Top Jobs: Production, Manufacturing, Textiles and engineering, financial and upper management in NC
- Breaking ground in February and expects to begin hiring personnel during the second half of 2014. Production at the site could begin as soon as mid-2015.
- Actively working with readySC, the state’s workforce training and development program that comprises all 16 of the state’s technical colleges.
- Jobs in the company's production area are expected to pay $13 to $15 an hour
USER FRIENDLY MEDIA – Phone book publisher that also operates local business directory website platforms and mobile applications that connect buyers and sellers.
- Currently has 200 job openings across our 8-state territory (TX, LA, OK, KS, KY, IN, OH, CA)
- Top Jobs: Sales positions (Corporate Sales Trainer, Sales Representatives, Account Managers and Digital Sales Reps)
- Corporate Sales Trainers can make $60-$75K. Average salary for our Sales Reps is $60K, however it is possible to make +$150K. Compensation includes a base salary plus commissions.
- Expanding the Digital Sales Reps role whose primary focus is to sell digital and mobile marketing solutions to small businesses. Adding 100 Digital Sales Reps to the team by end of Q3 2014.
- Find more information at http://careers.userfriendlymedia.com or can call toll free number at 1-877-235-0708 and request the Recruiting Department
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.