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, and their job postings data from the past month.

1. CenterState Bank

Job Listings Count: 99

WoW Growth: 588%

Employee Count: 1,252

Industry: Finance

CenterState Bank offers personal, small business, and corporate banking services in Florida, Alabama, and Georgia. Over the past month, the company has been mainly hiring for mortgage officers and tellers. Positions are based across the southeast, mainly in South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Alabama.

2. Forever 21

Job Listings Count: 376

WoW Growth: 72%

Employee Count: 15,474

Industry: Retail

Apparel companies are slowing starting to reintroduce traditional in-person retail operations. Forever 21, the American fast fashion retailer, is looking for store managers, brand ambassadors, merchandisers, and buyers across the US. Most positions are based out of California and Texas, followed by Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, and New Jersey.

3. American Campus Communities

Job Listings Count: 118

WoW Growth: 60%

Employee Count: 1,987

Industry: Real Estate 

American Campus Communities is a publicly traded REIT that invests in dormitory housing. Despite the uncertainty surrounding university and college activity during COVID, the company is growing. Job categories include maintenance, leasing, community/resident assistance, medical affairs, accounting, property management, and food service. The past month has seen openings mostly in Texas, followed by California and Florida.

4. Vail Resorts

Job Listings Count: 1,603

WoW Growth: 45%

Employee Count: 6,387

Industry: Travel/Leisure 

Vail Resorts is an American mountain resort company based in Colorado.  The company's mountain segment owns and operates 37 mountain resorts in three countries, Vail Resorts Hospitality owns and manages hotels, lodging, condominiums, and golf courses, and the Vail Resorts Development Company oversees property development and real estate holdings. Vail's growing job listings foresee a post-COVID return to travel. Most open positions are under the mountain segment— restaurant support, ski lift operations, and more.

5. TriNet

Job Listings Count: 111

WoW Growth: 35%

Employee Count: 3,433

Industry: Human Resources 

TriNet is an HR solutions company that provides payroll, benefits, risk management, and compliance. Job openings are mainly in sales and customer experience and based in California, Florida, and Nevada.

6. Ameriprise Financial

Job Listings Count: 126

WoW Growth: 22%

Employee Count: 17,555

Industry: Investment Management  

Ameriprise Financial provides financial planning products and services, like wealth management, asset management, insurance, annuities, and estate planning. This month's job openings include advisors, interns, client service associates, and branch managers.

7. Hugo Boss

Job Listings Count: 200

WoW Growth: 21%

Employee Count: 8,726

Industry: Retail 

Hugo Boss is another fashion company gearing up for the slow return of in-person retail operations. Most job openings are retail positions, followed by corporate development, brand management, HR, IT, and e-commerce roles. The company is hiring internationally with openings in the US, the UK, and Europe.

8. L Brands

Job Listings Count: 6,170

WoW Growth: 21%

Employee Count: 49,388

Industry: Retail 

L Brands, which owns Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, has had a rough year with mass store closings and the scandal surrounding VS. But this month's job postings show it might be bouncing back. The majority of open roles are sales associate and store management positions, signaling a return to in-person retail. California, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, and North Carolina boast the highest number of job postings.

9. Stryker Corporation

Job Listings Count: 1,078

WoW Growth: 18%

Employee Count: 37,468

Industry: Medical Devices

Stryker is an American multinational medical technologies firm based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Recent job postings include Staff Regulatory Affairs Specialists, Project Managers, and Supply Planners.

10. Burlington Stores

Job Listings Count: 3,684

WoW Growth: 19%

Employee Count: 14,084

Industry: Retail 

As retail locations reopen, Burlington has been looking for store associates, supervisors, and loss prevention officers. Openings are based in Vermont, Texas, New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania, among other states outlined in the graph below.

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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