It's becoming a common headline: signs of another recession seem imminent. And yet, the job market in metro Atlanta this month offers any number of career opportunities. Our Fortune 500 companies are hiring, there's a large conference this month recruiting military talent and healthcare continues to post more and more positions. Here's just a small sampling of what's happening in July around the area:
General Electric has 155 openings posted on its website for work primarily in metro Atlanta. Look for that to be a growing trend. The company is scouting for a site to put its new $3 million global digital operations center — a project that is expected to create 250 new jobs. GE decision makers are reported to be looking in the midtown area for office space.
UnitedHealthcare is currently looking to fill at least 78 jobs in metro Atlanta. Some opportunities offer telecommuting. The majority are for full-time positions. UnitedHealthcare is holding a nationwide Virtual Hiring Event July 25-29. To participate, just click this link and follow the directions laid out.
Orion International (military recruiting firm) | Southeast Regional Hiring Conference | July 25-26
Orion International is a recruiting services, which allows organizations to attract, hire, develop and retain veterans and military talent. Orion only holds around 75 hiring conferences a year, and each conference features positions throughout that region of the country. The metro Atlanta conference will transpire over the course of two days on July 25-26. While the event is free, it is by invitation only. If you would like the chance to interview with hiring managers for positions that are a match with your background, skills, and preferences, please contact Liz Dabrowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-872-5002 x. 117 for more information.
UPS currently has 41 job openings listed on its website for the metro Atlanta area. The opportunities posted run the gamut, going from senior applications developer to IFA accounting supervisor. To apply, create a profile on the company's careers page.
UPS offers a solid benefits package, especially for part time employees including "exposure to an incredible range of opportunities and training programs and a practice of promoting from within."