December is a great month to look for a job. While everyone else is taking time off for the holidays, it’s much easier to stand out as a candidate.
And here’s another plus: Many key hiring managers answer their own phones this time of year as gatekeepers may be out of the office.
So, you have a better shot at access to the important decision-makers this month than at any other time of year!
24 Hour Fitness, TruGreen, Ghirardelli Chocolate are hiring right now!
If you want to start the new year with a new job in marketing, health care, hospitality or tech, there are plenty of positions available right now, according to the job search website Glassdoor.
Here are 10 of the companies that Glassdoor says are hiring like crazy in December:
Open positions: Service Representative, Employee Relations Partner, Personal Trainer, General Manager Trainee, Assistant Fitness Manager, Sales Advisor, Service Expert, Supervisor Kid’s Club, Group X Instructor & more.
Locations: San Ramon, CA; Annapolis, MD; Lake Oswego, OR; Honolulu, HI; Anaheim, CA; Euless, TX; Sunrise, FL; Colorado Springs, CO & more
Open positions: Residential Lawn Specialist, Laborer, Sales Representative, Telecenter Manager, HR Compliance Coordinator, Branch Sales Manager, General Manager, Lawn Care Specialist, Residential Sales Representatives, Route Driver, Customer Care Coordinator & more
Locations: Memphis, TN; Pittsburgh, PA; Houston, TX; Concord, CA; Warwick, RI; Roanoke, VA & more
Open positions: Senior Consultant, Manager, Admin Assistant, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Data Specialist, Director of Credit and Incentives Tax, Consultant of Motor Fuels Tax & more
Locations: Dallas, TX; New York, NY; Houston, TX; Atlanta, GA & more
Open positions: Implementation Consultant, Implementation Intern, Training Coordinator, Weekend Computer operator, Executive Assistant, Network Engineer, SQL Database Administrator, Conversion Lead, Tech Writer Intern, Travel Coordinator Intern, Oracle Database Administrator & more
Locations: Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Boise, ID & more
Open positions: Customer Service Coordinator, Compensation Analyst, IT Support, Sales Representative Entry Level, Claims Representative, Business Analyst, QA Engineer, Billing Coordinator, Senior Software Developer, Benefits Manager & more
Locations: Cincinnati, OH; Louisville, KY; Milford, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Tampa, FL & more
Open positions: Business Transformation Consultant, Salesforce Project Manager, Client Service Leader, Alliances Marketing and Operations Manager, Data Engineer, Sales Executive of AWS, Producer/Project Manager, Business Analyst, Data Science Consultant & more
Locations: Seattle, WA; Boston, MA; Houston, TX; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; San Jose, CA & more
Open positions: Manager On Duty, Property maintenance, Head Housekeeper, Clean Team Member, Guest Service Representative, Sr. Financial Analyst, Credit Card Processing/Reconciler, IT Quality Assurance Lead, Assistant General Manager, Revenue Manager, Area Maintenance Technician & more
Locations: Carrollton, TX; Springfield, VA; Charleston, SC; Phoenix, AZ; Paso Robles, CA; Oakland, CA & more
Open positions: Reliability Engineer, Production Worker, Senior Marketing Manager, Production Supervisor, Senior Project Engineer, Cashier, Loss Prevention Associate, Busser, Restaurant Fountain Server, Controls Engineer, Finance Manager, Retail Manager & more
Locations: Simpsonville, KY; Pleasant Prairie, WI; San Francisco, CA; San Leandro, CA & more
Open positions: Senior Systems Software Engineer, Technical Recruiting Manager, BOM Coordinator, Field Service Technician, Sr. Technical Program Manager, Electrical Engineering Manager, Software Engineer & more
Locations: Duluth, GA; Battle Creek, MI; Oklahoma City, OK & more
Open positions: Senior Media Planner, Development Lead, Art Director, Digital Analytics Manager, Summer Design Intern, Summer Web Developer Intern, Brand Strategy, Director of Medical Strategy, VP of Account Service & more
Locations: Conshohocken, PA; Saratoga Springs, NY; & Phoenix, AZ
See a full list of 21 companies hiring like crazy in December at Glassdoor.com.
Give your resume a makeover
To advance to the interview stage, you need to have a resume that hiring managers will notice! If you haven’t updated your resume in the past year, dust it off and update it so that you’re ready when the perfect job opportunity comes along.
Does your resume look anything like the one on the left? Follow Team Clark’s step-by-step guide to resume success!
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