"Selecting employers which offer the kind of job you want in the right location is a very effective job search strategy," recommends online job search expert Susan P. Joyce, publisher of Job-Hunt.org. "And, these large employers are worth considering."
Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2012
Every Monday is Job Search Madness Day on Job-Hunt.org. Top employers with a large number of open jobs are profiled each Monday, and then on the subsequent days the rest of the week, Job-Hunt highlights jobs in different fields with many openings across that state.
This week, Monday Job Search Madness launches a week of focus on employers and job opportunities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Every day this week Job-Hunt will highlight links to jobs in Massachusetts by job title (over 400 job titles).
For such a small state, Massachusetts has a wide range of employers represented in this list. Retail and fast food dominate this list of 15 employers, but it also includes some world-famous names – Massachusetts General Hospital, top of the 2012 US News Best Hospitals List (Mass General is one of the partners in Partners HealthCare, # 2, below), and Harvard University (the iconic Ivy League university, oldest in the USA, which is # 14). In addition, high technology in business is well represented by Deloitte and Oracle.
The employers, below, are ranked in descending order based on the number of jobs they currently have open in Massachusetts. The jobs with these employers are at all levels, from executive through intern, including both full-time and part-time opportunities.
1. CVS/Caremark - 2,286 jobs open in Massachusetts
Of the 9 states done so far, this is the 7th appearance by CVS/Caremark in the # 1 spot. It was # 2 in Illinois and # 3 in Texas.
2. Partners HealthCare – 1,920 jobs open in Massachusetts
3. Staples - 1,025 jobs jobs open in Massachusetts
4. McDonald’s - 864 jobs open in Massachusetts
5. Deloitte - 794 jobs open in Massachusetts
6. Steward Health Care Systems - 771 jobs open in Massachusetts
7. Petco – 635 jobs open in Massachusetts
The open positions include some very interesting options - Pet Stylists and Dog Trainers!
8. Advance Auto Parts – 577 jobs open in Massachusetts
9. WyzAnt - 418 jobs open in Massachusetts
According to their LinkedIn Company Profile, WyzAnt is a USA-wide tutor-student matching service with tutors offering instruction in many academic, artistic, and sports/recreational areas.
10. Oracle Corporation - 388 jobs open in Massachusetts
11. Roche Brothers - 388 jobs open in Massachusetts
12. Panera Bread - 383 jobs open in Massachusetts
13. Best Buy - 382 jobs open in Massachusetts
If you are somewhat geeky (or comfortable with current technology) and looking for a career change, check out the Geek Squad Cadet and AutoTech Trainee positions.
14. Harvard University - 381 jobs open in Massachusetts
15. Hess Corporation - 380 jobs open in Massachusetts
Previous Job Search Madness States include: California, Florida, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.
For more jobs and careers in Massachusetts, check out Job-Hunt’s Directory of the Largest Employers in Massachusetts which includes over 400 Massachusetts employers. Most Popular Careers in Massachusetts gives you a breakdown by city of which careers are most numerous in a given Massachusetts city.
NETability, Inc. is the Internet Ability Company, helping people leverage the Internet for their job hunting through websites Job - Hunt.org (don't forget that hyphen!) and WorkCoachCafe.com. Online job search expert Susan P. Joyce has been observing the online job search world and teaching online job search skills since 1995. A two-time layoff “graduate” and veteran of the USMC, Susan has been editor and publisher of Job-Hunt since 1998, and her Twitter account, @JobHuntOrg was recently selected by Mashable as # 2 of 14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter.