Five companies today that are looking for qualified candidates in technology, food service, and finance.

SITEL – An outsourced customer-care service company that supports some of the world’s best-known brands with customer acquisition, customer care, technical support and social media programs.

  • Currently has 4,000 agent openings, over 150 management positions in addition to at-home opportunities with flexible hours. Announced earlier this month it will add 200 jobs to center in Augusta, GA.
  • Top Jobs: customer service agents, managers.
  • Hiring in AL, FL, GA, KY, ME, NV, NM, NY, NC, OK, TN, TX & more.
  • Has a Work@Home Solutions™ program that enables experienced customer care professionals to work from the comfort of their home office, regardless of geographic location.
  • A large percentage of Sitel’s executive team, including VPs and SVPs, began as call center agents.
  • For more information go to the careers section at www.sitel.com

GATE GOURMET – The world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.

  • Plans to hire over 1,000 full-time employees in the U.S. by the end of 2014.
  • Top Jobs: Executive Chefs,  Safety, Quality Assurance, Transportation, Customer Service, Food Production, Equipment/Facility Maintenance.
  • The average professional Gate Gourmet employee earns $65,000 a year (hourly positions depend on the city).
  • Hourly employees have access to complimentary hot healthy meals provided around the clock.
  • Joined the 100,000 Jobs Mission this past Spring, and is putting a major focus on recruiting transitioning military and military spouses.
    Find more information at www.gategourmet.jobs

TIGERDIRECT – North American reseller of Consumer and Business electronics and systems — everything from home security and automation to laptops, computers, and software

  • Will hire more than 800 people across the US this year.
  • Top Jobs: Management Trainees, Product Management, Marketing, Customer Service, Sales, Account Managers, Merchandisers and Merchant Buyers, Retails Store Management, Technical Advisors.
  • Headquarters are in Miami and has offices, warehouses and or stores in more than 13 states including IL, TX, GA, NC, NJ.
  • Management Trainee salaries start in the mid to high $30s with increases after the rotation is completed, jobs range from $8-10/hour to $100k annually depending on position and experience.
  • Is a partner to HirePatriots.com and exclusive sponsor of the first South Florida Veterans Job Workshop in July.
  • For more information go to www.Systemax.com (TigerDirect is a subsidy of Systemax).

FIREHOUSE SUBS – Fast-casual chain and the only restaurant concept using a steaming method to create hot subs.

  • Currently has more than 1,200 job openings and plan to hire hundreds this year.
  • Top Jobs: Franchisees, general managers and shift leaders.
  • Biggest needs are in the North East (ME, MA, NH, Philly, NY, NJ), WA, OR, CA
  • Rated the No. 1 Fast-Food Sandwich by ZAGAT.
  • Founded in 1994 by former firefighting brothers. Restaurants display local memorabilia and images donated by area fire department.
  • Find more information at www.firehousesubs.com

EDWARD JONES – Provides financial services for nearly 7 million clients in the U.S. and Canada.

  • Plans to hire 3,000 financial advisors during 2014. Of that, plans to hire 500 individuals with prior military experience.
  • Top Jobs: Financial Advisors, who can make $50k-$130k
  • Works very closely with the FORCES program, which is a training and compensation package designed to make the transition to a financial services career more attractive to military veterans.
  • Has been named a Best Company to Work For by Fortune and was ranked by GI Jobs, CivilianJobs.com and Military Times as a military-friendly employer.
  • Find more information at http://www.ejcareer.com/forces/ (for military) and www.careers.edwardjones.com/us/