Indeed.com, an internet job board, published a list of the 10 Hottest Companies for Job Seekers in 2018. Today, many companies are searching for job seekers as the unemployment rate drops. Big and small companies need to fight to win the attention of job seekers with skills and talents. Based on clicks through to jobs posted, here is a snapshot of companies winning the battle for job seeker searches in 2018.
First place by far attracting most job seekers is Telsa, a company that leads in electric vehicles, solar panels, and lithium-ion batteries for energy storage. Telsa attracts 47% more interest from job seekers than average. Telsa holds the lead by far despite founder Elon Musk's recent controversies.
Second place is PepsiCo - food, snack, and drink company - with 27% more interest from job seekers than average. PepsiCo is known for good pay, benefits, and work environment with opportunity to advance.
Third place is Enterprise Holdings, largest rental car service in the U.S. with Enterprise, National, and Alamo. The company is now exploring the self-driving industry.
Fourth place is Microsoft, also known for its great salary, benefits, diversity in work tasks, opporrtunity to make a difference in technology, and supportive management.
Fifth place is Facebook, a company with plans to expand to compete with Netflix and online dating.
Sixth place is Honeywell, a company involved in technology from security systems to thermostats to aerospace - aircraft engines and flight safety systems - and self-driving cars.
Seventh place is Sysco with excellent benefits - but workers may use this company as a stepping stone to other high-tech companies.
Eighth place is Apple with good pay, benefits, training, opportunity for innovation, and unique working environment.
Ninth place is Morgan Stanley, international investment bank and financial services company, that is known to employ the top financial advisors in the industry. Morgan Stanley is excellent training ground for recent graduates seeking financial careers.
Tenth place is Cisco, international technology conglomerate based in San Jose, California. Cisco develops, manufactures, and sells networking hardware, telecommunications equipment, and other high-tech products.