20 Great Companies Hiring in October

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By Debra Auerbach

The most recent jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics brought encouraging economic news. The September unemployment rate dipped below 6 percent for the first time in six years, as more people found work across industries. It's looking like this strong hiring trend may continue in October, according to a study from the Society for Human Resource Management, which predicts that certain sectors are expected to reach four-year highs for hiring rates this month.

There's even more good October hiring news: The following 20 companies are currently looking for job seekers like you to join their team. Click on the links below to learn more about these companies and their available positions.

Industry: Health care/administration/insurance
Sample job titles: Customer service, AR specialist, eligibility specialist, remote coder, clinical nurse auditor
Location: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

2. American Heart Association
Industry: Nonprofit
Sample job titles: Fundraiser, senior development director, operations manager
Location: Nationwide

3. Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
Industry: Oil/fuel
Sample job titles: Lead air and water permit engineer, drilling fluids specialist, international distribution rep., accountant, process engineer, warehouse, reliability engineer
Location: Montana, Indiana, Texas, Louisiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Arkansas

4. Direct Hit Logistics
Industry: Transportation
Sample job titles: Courier driver, dock worker, operations manager, operations supervisor, district manager
Location: Roanoke, Va.; Greensboro, N.C.; Atlanta and Athens, Ga.; Orlando and Pensacola, Fla.; Tri-Cities, Tenn.; Greer, S.C.

5. Ecova
Industry: Energy
Sample job titles: Field coordinator, senior IT project manager, carbon analyst, data architect, financial analyst
Location: Portland, Ore.; Atlanta; Spokane and Seattle, Wash.; New York

6.Empire-Today (Empire Carpet)
Industry: Sales/installation
Sample job titles: Sales, outside sales, installer, retail sales, IT support, sales trainer, warehouse associate
Location: Northlake, Chicago and Naperville, Ill.; St. Louis; Houston

7. Flex-N-Gate
Industry: Automotive manufacturing
Sample job titles: Maintenance technician, production supervisor, weld technician, process engineer, tool and die maker, software engineer, systems analyst, electrical engineer
Location: Nationwide

8. Granite Construction
Industry: Heavy civil engineering and construction
Sample job titles: Civil engineer, estimator, superintendent
Location: Tampa Bay and Orlando, Fla.

9. Hamilton Relay
Industry: Telecommunications
Sample job titles: Captioning assistant
Location: Aurora, Neb.; Baton Rouge, La.; Albany, Ga.; Frostburg, Md.

10. Knorr-Bremse/Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
Industry: Manufacturer of brake systems for trucking and rail
Sample job titles: Manufacturing engineer, electronics engineer, supply chain manager, buyer, process engineer, software engineer, assembler, engineering co-op (intern)
Location: Elyria, Ohio; Watertown, N.Y.; Bowling Green, Ky.; Westminster, Md.; Huntington, Ind.; Dallas

11. Lyondellbasell
Industry: Polymers, chemical, fuel and technology
Sample job titles: Environmental engineer
Location: Nationwide

Industry: Health care, scientific and IT staffing
Sample jobs: Pharmacy technician, medical assistant, phlebotomist, medical collector, medical coder, medical biller, nurse case manager, chemist
Location: Nationwide

13. MGM Resorts
Industry: Hospitality
Sample job titles: Food and beverage, IT
Location: Las Vegas

14.Midwest Dental
Industry: Health care
Sample job titles: Dentist, dental assistant, dental hygienist, patient service representative, business office manager
Location: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, New Mexico, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana

15. Nationstar Mortgage
Industry: Mortgage
Sample job titles: Loan officer, REO specialist, claims specialist, customer service specialist, loan processor, dedicated loan specialist
Location: Lewisville and Irving, Texas; Irvine, Calif.; Chandler, Ariz.; Littleton, Colo.

16. PSA Healthcare
Industry: Pediatric home health
Sample job titles: Registered nurse, LPN, clinical director, home health aide, CNA
Location: Pennsylvania, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Colorado, Washington, Illinois, Louisiana, Connecticut, California, New York, Virginia, Oregon, Arizona

17. Staff Management | SMX
Industry: Light industrial staffing
Sample job titles: Warehouse associate, production worker, recruiter, account manager, material handler, forklift driver, CNC machine operator, assembler, shipping/receiving, marketing coordinator, technical support, buyer/planner
Location: Illinois, Ohio, Tennessee, Minnesota, Texas, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Wisconsin, California, Iowa, Kentucky, New Jersey, Kansas, Washington

18. Sunshine House
Industry: Childcare/daycare
Sample job titles: Lead teacher, director, assistant director
Location: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Colorado, Kentucky, Ohio

19. Transwest
Industry: Truck, trailer, RV sales and service
Sample job titles: Service manager, diesel mechanic, RV technician, parts counter sales, service writer, outside parts sales
Location: Denver, Grand Junction, Frederick and Fountain, Colo.; Belton, Mo.

Industry: Shipping and packaging/office supplies/equipment, packaging, retail
Sample job titles: Customer service, distribution manager, director of talent acquisition, inside sales, IT, marketing, recruiter, supply chain, warehouse
Location: Wisconsin, Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, Texas, Minnesota, Washington, Georgia, Florida, Iowa, Arizona, Nebraska, Oregon
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