Top 10 Companies Hiring Managers This Week
Wages have been stagnant for most jobs over the past decade. So if you're hoping to increase your salary significantly, your best option is to try to make the leap into management. Indeed, the average manager's salary is $108,570 -- or more than double the average salary of U.S. workers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.So where are the opportunities? Who is hiring?
Here are the 10 employers with most management positions open this week:
1. Chipotle: 1,689 managerial openings.
Chipotle is known for its use of organic meats throughout its more than 1,500 restaurants, which are located in 45 states. Since having been founded in 1993, the chain has since exploded and now counts some 37,000 employees. It is a pioneer in the "fast casual" dining movement.
Manager Review: "Great people to work with and great sense of community, but at the time there was a lot of shifting and reorganizations that caused a lot of confusion. And sometimes people were place in roles that weren't the best fit."*
Find a managerial job now at Chipotle.
2. The Vitamin Shoppe: 1,528 managerial openings.
The Vitamin Shoppe is a New Jersey-based retailer of nutritional supplements. They also operate stores in Canada under the name "VitaPath". The company provides approximately 8,000 different skus of supplements through its retail stores and over 20,000 different skus of supplements through its online retail websites.
Manager Review: "Customers are great, coworkers are great! Great Benefits, decent discounts! Monthly opportunities to receive a bonus (in management)."*
Find a managerial job now at The Vitamin Shoppe.
3. Aflac: 1,442 managerial openings.
The Columbus Ga.-based company is the largest provider of supplemental insurance in the United States. It made Fortune's annual "Best Companies to Work For" in 2014.
Manager Review: "Aflac is a green company that puts effort into creating a fun and supportive work culture. It also values input from ground level employees"*
Find a managerial job now at Aflac.
4. Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 1,360 managerial openings.
Enterprise is the largest rental care company in North America and operates over 900,000 vehicles worldwide, earning it the 15th rank on Forbes' "America's Largest Private Companies" list.
Manager Review: "Great experience and recognized as an excellent training program by outside companies. Can advance quickly if you hit your goals."*
Find a managerial job now at Enterprise Rent-A-Car
5. Advantage Sales & Marketing: 1,241 managerial openings.
Advantage Sales & Marketing provides outsourced sales, merchandising, and marketing services to consumer goods and food product manufacturers and suppliers. Owning more than 65 offices in the US and Canada, ASM does merchandising for 1,200 clients -- including Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Unilever, Energizer.
Manager Review: "Great work life balance. There is a huge upside to working for such a strong brokerage, many clients."*
Find a managerial job now with Advantage Sales & Marketing.
6. UnitedHealth Group: 1,084 managerial openings.
UnitedHealth Group currently provides health insurance services to more than 75 million people worldwide and is the largest insurance company of its kind in the U.S. With the onset of states' participation in the Affordable Care Act, the Minnesota-based insurer "has remained especially vague on the number of systems in would participate in," says The Motley Fool, "placing the number somewhere between 10 and 25."
Manager Review: "There are lots of opportunity for growth, fair compensation and benefits. But the work/life balance was not quite "balanced." The company needs to filter invites to conference calls and meeting, so only the appropriate players are invited. They are a waste of time for the rest."*
Find a managerial job now with UnitedHealth Group.
7. Bankers Life and Casualty: 1,013 managerial openings.
Founded in 1879, Bankers is a life and health insurance company that services the retirement market. It is based in Chicago, Ill., and operates in 275 offices nationwide. The financial company is a subsidiary of CNO Financial Group.
Manager Review: "Some very dedicated people that have been there for years that are very helpful and truly know how to work with others."*
Find a managerial job now with Bankers Life and Casualty.
8. Spirit Halloween: 508 managerial openings.
Spirit Halloween is a seasonal retailer that was founded by Joseph Marver in 1983. Spirit's stores are only open for the two months leading up to Halloween, though it maintains a website year-round.
Manager Review: "The pay is awesome, and I am super lucky to have hired such a great team, and even luckier to have them keep coming back."*
Find a managerial job now at Spirit Halloween.
9. Brookdale Senior Living: 497 managerial openings.
Brookdale is the largest owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the United States, operating over 570 senior living communities and retirement communities in the US. They have 35,000 staff members and 55,000 residents.
Manager Review: "Customers and referral sources are great to work with. Very gratifying work."*
Find a managerial job now at Brookdale Senior Living.
10. Catholic Health Initiatives: 454 managerial openings
Catholic Health Initiatives is a national, faith-based nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. Formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 105 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals and 30 critical-access facilities.
Manager Review: "Great people who care about patients and care about helping each other."*
Find a managerial job now with Catholic Health Initiatives.
*All employee reviews sourced from Glassdoor, a free jobs and career community that offers the world an inside look at jobs and companies. Reviews may have been edited for clarity.
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