Companies Hiring In August

help wanted I know economic times are tough right now, and nothing would make the world happier than more jobs and less anxiety. Unfortunately, no one can snap their fingers and make that happen. Well, maybe Oprah could, but I'm not her, unfortunately.

As much as I'd like to tell you to look under your chair and find a new job, I can't. The next best thing is to point you in the direction of companies that are hiring right now, in need of good workers and are hiring this month.

What they're looking for
What makes a good worker? For credit-card processing company Central Payment Corporation, the basics are still important.

"Central Payment Corporation is looking for candidates with an excellent work ethic, a positive attitude and the ability to succeed in a competitive environment," says managing partner Zachary Hyman. "It is important that CPC employees have an ethical approach to business, a personable demeanor and professional appearance."

In the interest of providing you with many options, the following list contains opportunities in locations all over the country. You'll also notice that although each company's industry is listed, they're offering positions that are varied and that require backgrounds in all industries.

Here are 15 companies hiring in August:

1. Acosta

Industry: Sales and marketing

Positions Available:Retail Merchandiser, Unit Manager, Area Manager

Location: Nationwide

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2. Adecco Group North America*

Industry: Various (including IT, engineering, finance and accounting, office and administrative, legal, medical and science, government)

Positions Available:Mortgage Processor, Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Paralegal, HR Manager

Location: Nationwide

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3. Aflac

Industry: Insurance

Positions Available: Sales Representative

Location: Nationwide

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4. Aldi

Industry: Grocery

Positions Available: Cashier, Shift Manager, Manager trainee

Location: Nationwide (including Connecticut, Rhode Island, Illinois and Indiana)

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5. Archer Daniels Midland

Industry: Agriculture/manufacturing

Positions Available:IT Application Support Specialist, IT Support Analyst , Accountant, Turbine Specialist, Mechanical Engineer

Location: Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania

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6. AutoZone

Industry: Automotive retail

Positions Available:Part-Time Sales, Full-Time Sales, Parts Sales Manager, Store Manager, Territory Sales Manager

Location: Nationwide (including California, Maryland, Wyoming)

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7. Cengage Learning

Industry: Publishing

Positions Available:Sales Representative, Writer and Editor, Account manager

Location: California, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, New York, Massachusetts

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8. Central Payment Corporation

Industry: Credit card processing

Positions Available: Outside Sales Representative, Account Executive, Entry-Level Sales Representative

Location: Nationwide (work-from-home opportunities)

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9. Idearc Media

Industry: Advertising/Media

Available Positions:Inside Media Sales Consultant, Outside Media Sales Consultant

Location: Nationwide (including Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey)

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10. Kool Smiles

Industry: Health care

Positions Available:Dentist, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Office Manager

Location: Nationwide (including Texas, Arizona, Georgia)

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11. Manpower International, Manpower Professional, Manpower Staffing

Industry: Recruiting/staffing

Positions Available:Senior Level Marketing, Managing Director, Staffing Specialist

Location: Nationwide(including Wisconsin, Connecticut, Washington DC)

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12. Medical Services of America

Industry: Home healthcare services

Positions Available:Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Sales Representative

Location: Nationwide (including South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina)

See All Medical Services of America Jobs >>

13. Oceaneering International Inc.

Industry: Engineering

Positions Available:NDT Technician, ROV Mechanical and Electronic Technician, Engineer, Designer, Diver, Project Manager

Location: Nationwide

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14. Quintiles Transnational

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Available Positions:Pharmaceutical Sales Representative, Clinical nurse educator

Location: Arizona, Florida, California, Texas

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15. Ross Education

Industry: Post secondary allied health education

Available Positions:Dental Assistant Instructor, Admissions Representative

Location: Michigan, Ohio

See all Ross Education Jobs >>

*Note: Adecco is a recruiting and staffing firm looking to fill positions on behalf of other employers across the country and in a variety of fields.

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