As coronavirus continues to spread and reshape business across industries, some companies are better positioned to weather the storm. Every other week, Thinknum Media will compile a list of places that are actively recruiting new employees using our job listings and LinkedIn data. We will  provide insight into the fastest growing companies, whether you're looking for a job or looking to invest.

Below are ten companies hiring right now.

1. AMC Entertainment

Job Listings Count: 244

WoW Growth: 54%

Employee Count: 5,422

Industry: Entertainment

The American movie theatre chain reopened cinemas three weeks ago, now employing seat blocking and other measures intended to limit theater capacity to between 25% and 40% of normal levels. Over the past month, the company has added job listings for crew members, bartenders, managers, and supervisors, among other positions.

2. American Airlines

Job Listings Count: 39

WoW Growth: 42%

Employee Count: 53,719

Industry: Travel/Aviation

American Airlines has been gearing up for post-COVID travel over the past month, adding job openings for customer service managers, production assistants, and corporate security. The airline has been hiring the most in Texas, followed by North Carolina, California, and Oklahoma.

3. Rockwell Collins 

Job Listings Count: 817

WoW Growth: 34%

Employee Count: 12,525

Industry: Aviation/Aerospace 

Rockwell Collins is a multinational corporation providing avionics and information technology systems and services to government agencies and aircraft manufacturers. The company is hiring software, manufacturing, mechanical, and electrical engineers. Jobs are based around the world, from America to Asia.


Job Listings Count: 76

WoW Growth: 27%

Employee Count: 3,721

Industry: Automotive 

PACCAR is an American Fortune 500 company among the largest manufacturers of medium and heavy-duty trucks in the world. Its job openings are mainly in the manufacturing, engineering, and marketing sectors. Other open roles are in finance, IT, supply chain, and HR departments. Most of these jobs are based in Ohio, Washington, and Texas.

5. DSW

Job Listings Count: 796

WoW Growth: 25%

Employee Count: 6,372

Industry: Retail 

Retailers have been trying to ramp up in-person sales as states open up. Designer Brands Inc. has over 500 Designer Shoe Warehouse locations in the US. The company is hiring associates and leaders for sales and warehouse operations.

6. Abbott Laboratories

Job Listings Count: 1,521

WoW Growth: 16%

Employee Count: 88,588

Industry: Medical Device & Health Care 

Abbott Laboratories is an American multinational medical devices and health care company with headquarters in Abbott Park, Illinois. As one might expect, business is booming. The company is focusing hiring efforts on the operations, sales, and research departments. These jobs are based mainly in the US, with most open positions in Maine, California, and Illinois. 

7. Equinox

Job Listings Count: 97

WoW Growth: 17%

Employee Count: 10,267

Industry: Fitness 

People are starting to go to the gym again, and Equinox is wasting no time getting back to work. Its fitness clubs recently reopened with new safety rules, including mandatory masks and limited capacity. Recent job listings include pilates instructors, managers, and sales associates.  Most of these openings are based in New York, California, Texas, and Florida.

8. Infoblox

Job Listings Count: 203

WoW Growth: 14%

Employee Count: 1,493

Industry: Computer & Network Security 

This Silicon Valley-based company specializes in core network services, which includes Domain Name System, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, and IP address management. Its recent hiring efforts prioritize engineering, sales, product strategy, and business development. Most of the jobs are based in India and America.

9. Analog Devices

Job Listings Count: 247

WoW Growth: 10%

Employee Count: 10,975

Industry: Semiconductor Manufacturing 

Analog Devices designs and manufactures analog, mixed signal, and DSP integrated circuits for engineering. Jobs are mainly based in the US, the Philippines, and India. Recent hiring patterns place a strong emphasis on engineering, unsurprisingly, with 214 engineer job postings over the past month.

10. Arthur J. Gallagher

Job Listings Count: 375

WoW Growth: 10%

Employee Count: 22,299

Industry: Insurance 

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a US-based global insurance brokerage and risk management services firm. Job postings from over the past month are mainly under the sales, client services, and claims departments. Many of these roles are based in Texas, California, and Illinois. The company has also been hiring across America, Australia, Canada, and the UK.

About the Data:

Thinknum tracks companies using the information they post online, jobs, social and web traffic, product sales, and app ratings, and creates data sets that measure factors like hiring, revenue, and foot traffic. Data sets may not be fully comprehensive (they only account for what is available on the web), but they can be used to gauge performance factors like staffing and sales.

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