Here's a piece of data that the rest of the country has been waiting for. Jobs are coming back, and they are coming back in droves. Some of the companies that are holding their arms wide open for new recruits are big name enterprises, which is quite refreshing after a tumultuous economic outlook in the past year.
In general, businesses that have made the cut on Fortune 100's Best Companies to Work For are distributed across the United States, but a good number of them are concentrated in the sunbelt states of California and Texas. Businesses that have ranked well with Fortune Magazine's list include many from the technology and financial industries, but some are also found in the retail, hospitality, and freight sectors.
The jobs available with these top companies are varied and can fit people with different qualifications. However, the data suggests that these businesses are, for the most part, looking for applicants with specialized skills or experience in administrative/supervisory functions.
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