These metro Atlanta companies are making big hires this January

If you're looking for a job in the new year, you'll find openings across many industries in Atlanta. From agencies and companies that hire throughout the year to ones that are more seasonal, such as tax preparers, you'll find a wide variety of job openings.

Check out these metro area companies making big hires this January:

DeKalb County Office of Public Safety

DeKalb County is looking to fill more than 100 public safety positions, including those in police, fire and E-911 departments as well as the sheriff's office.

A job fair will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Jan. 5 at the Fire Rescue headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker. You'll be able to find out more information, including salary and benefits, and meet with hiring staff during the event.

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Zillow, the online real estate database company, is making big hires in several cities across the country this January. And while you'll find openings in the real estate part of the industry, you'll also find other available positions, including a human resources recruiting coordinator and an IT support specialist.

Click here to see and apply for Atlanta-area openings.

Ultimate Software

Specializing in human resources payroll and software solutions, Ultimate Software is adding to its workforce at various locations, including Atlanta and Alpharetta.

Search for opportunities by city at the company's website, where you'll find positions for a payroll tax analyst, select services director, client technology services manager, named tax representative and more.

H&R Block

As tax season approaches, H&R Block is ramping up hiring with over 290 openings. Plenty of tax professionals are needed, but you'll also find positions for receptionists and office managers.

H&R Block offices are located in many communities, including Tucker, Decatur, Sandy Springs and Smyrna, so you're likely to find an opening not too far from where you live. Check here for details and to apply.

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