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Top Companies That Are Hiring Right Now

Jordan Rosenfeld
·8 min read
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significantly negative impact on the U.S. economy, putting the country into its first recession since 2008. If you’ve lost a job or suffered a furlough, it is easy to imagine that finding a job anytime soon will be a hard task.

Read More: How To Jump-Start Your Job Search and Find the Perfect Position in 2021

But, it turns out, there are still many big companies hiring for a number of wide-ranging jobs all over the country, from Silicon Valley tech companies to pharmacies to retail jobs. Job hunting is a matter of persistence. The following gallery reveals the top 25 big companies seeking new employees across a variety of jobs.

Last updated: Jan. 25, 2021

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Costco Wholesale

Costco is a membership-based wholesale corporation of retail stores.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 14

  • Revenue (in millions): $152,703

  • Employees: 201,500

  • Headquarters: Issaquah, Washington

  • Live job listings: Always hiring

  • Open roles: Truck driver, cake decorator, payroll clerk

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Fannie Mae

Fannie Mae, The Federal National Mortgage Association, is a government-sponsored business.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 24

  • Revenue (in millions): $120,304

  • Employees: 7,500

  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C.

  • Live job listings: 100+

  • Open roles: Accounting — senior associate, cloud security architect, quality assurance engineer

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Ford Motor

Ford Motor Co. is an American automaker.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 12

  • Revenue (in millions): $155,900

  • Employees: 190,000

  • Headquarters: Dearborn, Michigan

  • Live job listings: 234

  • Open roles: Software engineer, production supervisor, cybersecurity specialist

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General Motors

General Motors is an American company that designs, manufactures, markets and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 18

  • Revenue (in millions): $137,237

  • Employees: 164,000

  • Headquarters: Detroit

  • Live job listings: 444

  • Open roles: DevOps engineer, iconography lead, diagnostics architect

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McKesson

McKesson is an American company distributing pharmaceuticals and providing health information technology, medical supplies and care management tools.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 8

  • Revenue (in millions): $214,319

  • Employees: 70,000

  • Headquarters: Irving, Texas

  • Live job listings: 460

  • Open roles: Medical writer, biomed technician, global logistics analyst

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AmerisourceBergen

AmerisourceBergan Corporation is an American drug wholesale company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 10

  • Revenue (in millions): $179,589

  • Employees: 21,500

  • Headquarters: Chesterbrook, Pennsylvania

  • Live job listings: 497

  • Open roles: Financial analyst, advertising manager, warehouse supervisor

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Cigna

Cigna is an American health insurance company, providing medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 13

  • Revenue (in millions): $153,566

  • Employees: 73,700

  • Headquarters: Bloomfield, Connecticut

  • Live job listings: 737

  • Open roles: MRI Tech, medical assistant, provider contracting advisor

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Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health is an American multinational healthcare company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 16

  • Revenue (in millions): $145,534

  • Employees: 49,500

  • Headquarters: Dublin, Ohio

  • Live job listings: 775

  • Open roles: Delivery driver, video editor, human resources manager

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Comcast

Comcast is an American telecommunications conglomerate.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 28

  • Revenue (in millions): $108,942

  • Employees: 190,000

  • Headquarters: Philadelphia

  • Live job listings: 878

  • Open roles: Customer service representative, construction specialist, retail assistant store manager

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Verizon Communications

Verizon Communications is an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 20

  • Revenue (in millions): $131,868

  • Employees: 135,000

  • Headquarters: New York

  • Live job listings: 1,025

  • Open roles: Onboarding program manager, retail sales associate, copywriter

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Bank of America

The Bank of America Corporation is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 25

  • Revenue (in millions): $113,589

  • Employees: 208,131

  • Headquarters: Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Live job listings: 1,234

  • Open roles: Client associate, big data security analyst, campus recruiter

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Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 30

  • Revenue (in millions): $103,915

  • Employees: 259,800

  • Headquarters: San Francisco

  • Live job listings: 1,266

  • Open roles: Paralegal, compliance officer, assistant field support manager

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Alphabet (Google)

Alphabet Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 11

  • Revenue (in millions): $161,857

  • Employees: 118,899

  • Headquarters: Mountain View, California

  • Live job listings: 1,728

  • Open roles: User experience researcher, data scientist, product manager

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Anthem

Anthem, Inc., is a provider of health insurance in the United States.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 29

  • Revenue (in millions): $104,213

  • Employees: 70,600

  • Headquarters: Indianapolis

  • Live job listings: 1,821

  • Open roles: Nurse practitioner, administrative sales coordinator, grievance/appeals rep

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AT&T

AT&T is an American multinational conglomerate holding company in telecommunications.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 9

  • Revenue (in millions): $181,193

  • Employees: 247,800

  • Headquarters: Dallas

  • Live job listings: 2,868

  • Open roles: In-home sales expert, installation technician, customer care representative

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UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is an American for-profit managed healthcare company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 9

  • Revenue (in millions): $242,155

  • Employees: 325,000

  • Headquarters: Minnetonka, Minnesota

  • Live job listings: 3,151

  • Open roles: Benefit advocate field case manager, phlebotomist

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Apple

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 4

  • Revenue (in millions): $260,174

  • Employees: 137,000

  • Headquarters: Cupertino, California

  • Live job listings: 4,332

  • Open roles: Software engineer, product design engineer, vendor manager

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 21

  • Revenue (in millions): $125,843

  • Employees: 144,000

  • Headquarters: Redmond, Washington

  • Live job listings: 5,422

  • Open roles: Front-end UI developer, support engineer, workforce manager

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JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services holding company.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 17

  • Revenue (in millions): $142,422

  • Employees: 256,981

  • Headquarters: New York

  • Live job listings: 6,552

  • Open roles: Private client banker, Java software engineer, home lending specialist

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Kroger

Kroger is the United States’ largest supermarket by revenue and the second-largest general retailer.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 23

  • Revenue (in millions): $122,286

  • Employees:435,000

  • Headquarters: Cincinnati

  • Live job listings: 9,097

  • Open roles: E-commerce clerk, coffee kiosk barista, deli department manager

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Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. is an American holding company that owns Walgreens, Boots and a number of pharmaceutical manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 19

  • Revenue (in millions): $136,866

  • Employees: 287,000

  • Headquarters: Deefield, Illinois

  • Live job listings: 19,579

  • Open roles: Pharmacy technician, customer service associate, shift lead

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Home Depot

The Home Depot, Inc., is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, supplying tools, construction products and services.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 26

  • Revenue (in millions): $110,225

  • Employees: 415,700

  • Headquarters: Atlanta

  • Live job listings: 22,522

  • Open roles: Large equipment lead rental technician, asset protection specialist, designer-kitchen/bath

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Amazon

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational technology company, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming and artificial intelligence.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 2

  • Revenue (in millions): $280,522

  • Employees: 789,000

  • Headquarters: Seattle

  • Live job listings: 32,201

  • Open roles: Delivery station liaison, fulfillment associate, business analyst

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CVS Health

CVS Pharmacy is an American retail corporation.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 5

  • Revenue (in millions): $256,776

  • Employees: 290,000

  • Headquarters: Woonsocket, Rhode Island

  • Live job listings: 35,224

  • Open roles: Associate nurse, peer support specialist, bilingual survey representative

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Walmart

Walmart Inc. is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores.

  • Fortune 500 Rank: 1

  • Revenue (in millions): $423,964

  • Employees: 22,000,000

  • Headquarters: Bentonville, Arkansas

  • Live job listings: 42,310

  • Open roles: Stocking & unloading, online order filling, and deliver, health & wellness

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Methodology: To find 25 top companies that are hiring right now, GOBankingRates visited the careers portals for each of the top 30 companies in the U.S. by revenue, according to the 2020 Fortune 500 list, and identified every company that currently has more than 100 live job listings in the U.S. For each company, GOBankingRates provided the (1) Fortune 500 rank, (2) total annual revenue, (3) total number of employees and (4) headquarters location from Fortune’s data, as well as (5) the total number of current open roles and (6) three examples of available job titles from company websites. Companies were then ranked by the number of live job listings. All information was collected on and up to date as of Jan. 14, 2021.

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