Hired! Tax Season Could Bring Job Creation

It’s a fun prospect thinking about tax season (kidding) but Liberty Tax Service, along with other accounting companies, are already looking to hire individuals that can work in the industry on a seasonal basis starting early 2015. Here's where to look:

Happy Hunting!


1) Liberty Tax Service 

*One of the fastest-growing tax preparation franchises that claims to have prepared nearly 18 million individual income tax returns in more than 4,400 offices and online

*The company is looking to fill more than 40,000 positions within the next few months for the upcoming tax season (NOTE: most employees are seasonal)

*Top job openings include: tax preparers, office supervisors, district managers and marketers

*Franchisee opportunities: Looking to more than double its operations to 10,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada within six years. No tax experience is necessary.

*Top employment markets are New York City, Los Angles, Chicago, Dallas and Detroit

*G.I. Jobs magazine ranked Liberty Tax Service on its 2014 list of the "Hottest Franchises for Veterans," placing the company in the top 10% of 4,000-plus franchises companies who do the most to recruit military veterans

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2) National Grid 

*This electricity and gas company connects more than 7.7 million consumers in the Northeast to energy sources through its networks

*Currently has more than 200 positions available in the U.S.

*Top job postings: positions in call centers, meter services (meter readers, repairs and replacements, and accounts processing) and engineers

*At this time, the company is hiring in New York (upstate and downstate), Massachusetts and Rhode Island

*Has a veteran hiring program called Veterans Employment Program (VERG)

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3) Shamrock Foods

*Comprised of two primary businesses: Shamrock Foods foodservice distribution and Shamrock Farms dairy manufacturing

*Shamrock Foods is a comprehensive resource for restaurants, hotels and other foodservice operations across the Western U,S. Shamrock Farms serves the nation with dairy products

*Has more than 200 open positions across all divisions

*Top open positions: plant operations, warehousing, maintenance and drivers

*Most opportunities available in: Virginia, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and California

*Founded in 1922, the company is still owned-and operated by its founding family and the average length of employment is 13 years

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4) Network Fob

*A network of Independent Shipping Agents providing comprehensive freight shipping services to business customers throughout the United States

*Has approximately 300 openings, which the company plans to fill by the end of this year

*Top job openings: account managers, logistic coordinators, branch managers and administrative staff

*Opportunities in: Houston, Chicago, Kansas City, Mo., Minneapolis, Detroit, Jacksonville, Fla., and Denver

*Some positions don't require a college degree and the average employee earns $105,000 per year

*Perks include monthly massages, flex time and weekly lunches

*“FOB” is an acronym for “Focused on Business” that values “Freedom over Barriers”

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