These metro Atlanta companies are making big hires this October

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If you’re looking for a job in metro Atlanta, you’ll find several companies making big hires with openings ranging from RNs to automotive technicians.

Check out the following Atlanta companies making big hires this October:

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

Ollie’s — the discount retailer with the motto “good stuff cheap” — is hosting a national hiring event from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5 for all its stores as well as its Commerce distribution center. Head to your nearest Ollie’s for on-the-spot interviews for positions that offer competitive pay, paid time off, a 20 percent employee discount and benefits for full-time employees. Team leadership, full-time, part-time and seasonal positions will be available.

You can apply for a job at the hiring event or online by clicking here.

Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital is hosting two hiring events in October to fill healthcare jobs. An RN & Respiratory Therapist Hiring Event will be held from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7 at the Northside Hospital Forsyth Women’s Atrium, 1800 Northside Forsyth Drive, Cumming. If you’d like to attend the event, which lets you meet directly with hiring managers, RSVP to and include your resume and position of interest.

And since its Gwinnett County and Duluth locations are growing, the hospital is also hosting another hiring fair for RNs and respiratory therapists. It’s planned for 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21 at Gwinnett Resource Center, 665 Duluth Highway-Highway 120, Suite 101, Lawrenceville. RSVP by sending your resume and position of interest to Jessica Agee at


The package delivery company UPS is ramping up hiring in the metro Atlanta area, and although you may think of their drivers in brown trucks, there are plenty of other job openings as well.

The company is hiring for jobs including the following: legal privacy supervisor, accounting supervisor, maintenance mechanic, package handler, system design specialist and sales account executive. Click here to see openings and to apply online.

Firestone Complete Auto Care

If you’re looking for a job as an automotive technician or a retail salesperson, you might want to attend a hiring event for Firestone Complete Auto Care. It’s being held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 6341 Arbor Place Blvd., Douglasville, and jobs are available at the Atlanta, Douglasville and Union City locations.

For more information, contact Sharon Grant at 914-450-5433 or click here to see openings in the metro Atlanta area.