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Old 05-01-2009, 02:28 PM
Location: NW San Antonio
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The following is a post off Career Builder, I see a lot of recent graduates constantly asking what kind/type of jobs are out there for me. Please, Please, Follow the links and look, these are jobs that have no experience, but the following college/life skills history:
Must Possess
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Possess entrepreneurial spirit
· Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
· Proven track record of success
· Strong work ethic
· Demonstrated leadership
· Competitive attitude
· Goal-oriented and results-driven
· Internship experience in related fields
· Must thrive in a team environment and work well with others
· Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
· Strong educational background

If you're a recent college graduate looking for work, here are 25 companies that are hiring recent college graduates this year*:
1. Allstate
Estimated new graduate hires: 800
Open positions: Claims adjuster trainees; financial analysts; investment analysts; actuarial assistants; application developers (IT); business analysts (IT)
2. Arcadis
Estimated new graduate hires: 30-40
Open positions: Geologists; environmental scientists; engineers (civil, geological, geotechnical and transportation)
3. Cbeyond
Estimated new graduate hires: 250
Open positions: Sales associates
4. Dish Network
Television entertainment provider
Estimated new graduate hires: 40-70
Open positions: Various
5. Geico
Insurance and financial services
Estimated new graduate hires: 300
Open positions: Business operations and IT management; supervisory leadership programs; management trainees; liability claims representatives; auto damage trainees; sales and service representatives; actuarial assistants; analysts; IT programmers; Web developers; systems analysts
Finance and banking
Estimated new graduate hires: 40-50 graduates to start in 2010 (recruiting on campuses in fall 2009)
Open positions: Finance; risk; treasury; audit and IT jobs
7. Harris Corp.
Communications and information technology
Estimated new graduate hires: 170
Open positions: Engineering (software, mechanical, electrical, network); geospatial analysis; supply chain and procurement; accounting and finance
8. Kaplan Higher Education
Estimated new graduate hires: 250
Open positions: Corporate; operations and ground campus positions in marketing; finance; sales and human resources
9. The Kroger Co.
Grocery and retail
Estimated new graduate hires: 800
Open positions: Information systems; engineering; corporate audit; retail; store management development program; career training program in manufacturing
10. Maxim Healthcare Services
Health care
Estimated new graduate hires: 500
Open positions: Entry-level sales recruiters
11. Perot Systems
Information technology
Estimated new graduate hires: 50
Open positions: Business analysts; project coordinators; desk side support technicians; revenue cycle representatives
12. Quest Diagnostics
Health care
Estimated new graduate hires: 20-30
Open positions: Finance; human resources IT; sales; marketing and operations jobs
13. Rite Aid Corp.
Retail pharmacy
Estimated new graduate hires: 250-350
Open positions: Entry-level management trainees; store management
14. Robert Bosch LLC
Technology and services
Estimated new graduate hires: 20
Open positions: Professional development training (bachelor's level candidates) and junior management program (master's level candidates)
15. Ryder System Inc.
Estimated new graduate hires: 300
Open positions: Customer logistics specialists; logistics engineers; rental management trainees
16. Sabre Holdings
Information technology
Estimated number of new hires: eight
Open positions: Programmers; developers; marketing; business operations (finance)
17. Sara Lee
Food and beverage
Estimated new graduate hires: 30
Open positions: Assistant brand managers; HR generalists; category analysts; operations supervisors; maintenance supervisors; associate scientists; demand planners; customer service account managers
18. Shell Oil Co.
Oil and gas
Estimated new graduate hires: N/A
Open positions: Meteorology; industrial hygiene; geosciences; engineering (mechanical, chemical, electrical, civil, environmental, petroleum); finance and accounting; health, safety, security and environmental programs; sales
19. The Sherwin-Williams Co.
: Retail
Estimated new graduate hires: 550
Open positions: Management and sales trainees
20. Sodexo
Industry: Hospitality/contract services
Estimated new graduate hires: 95
Open positions: Food services managers; environmental services managers; dietitians; engineer and facilities managers; accountant
21. Sun Microsystems
Network infrastructure
Estimated new graduate hires: 80
Open positions: Computer science, electrical engineering, marketing and finance jobs
22. Tyson Foods Inc.
Food services
Estimated new graduate hires: 50-65
Open positions: Operations, research and development, sales, marketing and information systems jobs
23. UnitedHealth Group
Health care
Estimated new graduate hires: 150-200
Open positions: Accountants; financial analysts; operations analysts; business analysts; product consultants; applications developers; programmers; actuarial analysts; internal auditors; communications specialists; marketing specialists; senior financial analysts; outbound marketing specialists
24. Weichert Realtors
Real estate
Estimated new graduate hires: 640
Open positions: Sales associates
25. Whirlpool Corp.
Industry: Manufacturing, consumer products and durable goods
Estimated new graduate hires: 75
Open positions: Leadership development programs for engineering, finance, marketing, supply chain, information systems, operations management and sales
*Companies are listed in alphabetical order. For specific job requirements, please visit individual company Web sites.
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