Employment Trends

Top 10 Great Companies Hiring This Summer

Written by Sheryl Posnick

Looking for a job right now? Summer might typically be a time for slowing down, but if you’re in need of finding work ASAP, there are a few amazing places looking to grow their ranks and do so immediately.

Try applying at these great companies first. There are recruiters at each looking for candidates just like you!

1. Zendesk

Zendesk is hiring in San Francisco, NYC, Madison, and more, plus remote positions. You’ll do best if you’re a good match for these positions: Account Executive, Senior DevOps Engineer, Sales Development Representative, University Recruiting Specialist, Senior Database Administrator, and Senior Video Editor, but there are many more. Employees say the company is great for coworker engagement and bonding.

2. Dow Jones

At Dow Jones, or at subsidiary brands like brands such as The Wall Street Journal, Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, and Financial News, you will find open positions in all departments at the moment.

3. Hayneedle

Hayneedle is hiring in CA and NE. There are open positions for Workforce Coordinators, Pricing Analysts, Digital Category Owners, Customer Care Specialists, Directors of Customer Acquisition, Project Managers, Domestic Transportation Specialists, and Work-from-Home Online Retail Specialists, but it’s worth a shot no matter what if you’re interested in joining the team.

4. Citizen Schools

Help all children discover and harness their potential to achieve their dreams. This company partners with public middle schools in under-served communities. Hop on board as a Teaching Fellow this summer. A home base of California, NY, NJ, or MA is a plus!

5. Cloudera

This Apache Hadoop software company is hiring. If you’re into data and data storage, snag one of their numerous open positions while you can.

6. Amazon

This behemoth has a huge list of open positions in a wide variety of states. If you’re a Data Scientist, Part-Time Seasonal Shipping and Receiving Associate, Senior HR Leader, Solutions Architect, Economist, UX Researcher, Curriculum Developer, Global Practice Manager, Technical Writer, Software Development Engineer, Art Director, Big Data Consultant, or just really keen to work for Amazon, now’s your chance.

7. Glassdoor

With multiple openings here and in the UK/Ireland, this company is specifically looking for Salesforce Solution Architects, Lead Data Scientists, Marketing Analytics Managers, Software Engineering Interns, Sales Development Representatives, Directors of Product Marketing, Directors of Global Sales Enablement, Collateral Designers, Lead Technical Recruiters, and Senior Directors of Revenue, among others.

8. AddThis

If you’re passionate about the web, this marketing technology company might be a great and innovative fit for you. They’re looking for new designers, engineers, and sales geniuses!

9. Virool

This company is one of the fastest-growing video advertising platforms, with a global network of over 100 million viewers. They need to grow their team in order to keep up their current rate of growth. Get in while you can!

10. Delta Airlines

Hiring Graduate Interns, Station Managers, Ground Maintenance Mechanics, System Engineers, Shop Equipment Technicians, Lead Supply Attendants, Specialist-Reliability Programs, Managers, Aviation Maintenance Techs, Baggage Handlers, Customer Service Agents, and others—all across the country. If you want a job fast, plus travel benefits, then look no further for a good place to apply.

About the author

Sheryl Posnick

Sheryl Posnick is an editor and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is the founder and president of Red Letter Content, an editorial company with a focus on educational, test preparation, and career readiness materials.