A good degree from a reputed university is a guarantee for a stable career. That is what we have been taught. Every company demands a resume that should be loaded with hi-fi degrees, certificates and experience. However, in this era of start-up culture, many undergraduates are getting chances to show their potential. Meanwhile, some top US and UK companies are already setting up a trend where they have started considering skills over degrees and are offering well-paying jobs to those with a high-school diploma.
Recently, the job-search site Glassdoor has compiled a list of 15 top employers that are providing opportunities to non-college degree holders. Companies like Google, Apple and IBM are finding huge potential in high school pass outs.
Here is the list of the companies:
This tech-giant is an American multinational company that specialises in Internet-related services and products. It has been voted as one of the best places to work by Glassdoor and Forbes.
Current openings: Product Manager, Recruiter, Software Engineer, Product Marketing Manager, Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineer, Developer Relations Intern, UX Engineer, SAP Cloud Consultant, Administrative Business Partner & more.
Hiring locations: Mountain View, CA; Austin, TX; Indianapolis, IN; San Francisco, CA; Pryor, OK; Chicago, IL and more.
Bank of America
Second largest banking institution in the United States, the Bank of America provides services approximately 10.73 per cent of all American bank deposits. It was founded as the Bank of Italy by Amadeo Pietro Giannini in 1904.
Current Openings: Client Service Representative, Client Associate, Analyst, Executive Assistant, Relationship Manager, Consumer Banking Market Manager, Treasury Solutions Analyst, Small Business Consultant & more.
Hiring locations: Tulsa, OK; Wilmington, DE; New York, NY; Plymouth, MI; Grand Rapids, MI; Des Moines, IA; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Lebanon, NH; Philadelphia, PA and more.
Founded by Steve Jobs in 1976, Apple was rated as the best company in profit, market value by Forbes magazine. This tech-giant is known for its smart phones, computers.
Current openings: Genius, Design Verification Engineer, Engineering Project Manager, iPhone Buyer, Apple Technical Specialist, AppleCare at Home Team Manager, Apple TV Product Design Internship, Business Traveler Specialist, Part Time Reseller Specialist & more.
Hiring locations: Santa Clara, CA; Austin, TX; Las Vegas, NV; Charleston, SC; Chapel Hill, NC; Maiden, NC and more
From a small store in Seattle, US in 1971, to more than 28,000 stores all over the world, Starbucks become the most favourable destination for all the coffee lovers. The company first opens its store in India in 2012.
Current openings: Barista, Shift Supervisor, Store Manager & more.
Hiring locations: Dublin, GA; San Francisco, CA; Compton, CA; Seattle, WA; Chicago, IL; Arcadia, CA; Denver, CO; Boston, MA and more
A reputed Computer manufacturing company, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) started its journey in 1911, and was renamed as “International Business Machines” in 1924. The bank has its headquarter in Armonk, New York, and is now operating in over 170 countries across the country.
Current Openings: Financial Blockchain Engineer, Lead Recruiter, Contract & Negotiations Professional, Product Manager, Entry Level System Services Representative, Research Staff Member, Client Solution Executive & more.
Hiring locations: San Francisco, CA; Raleigh-Durham, NC; Austin, TX; New York, NY and more
Ernst & Young is a UK-based multinational professional services firms in the world and is one of the “Big Four” accounting firms.
Current openings: Assurance Services Senior, Risk Advisor, Experience Management Manager, Tax Services Senior, Financial Services Senior Manager, Auditor, Risk Management Operations & Quality Compliance Associate, Payroll Operations Analyst Associate & more.
Hiring location: Alpharetta, GA; San Francisco, CA; Toronto; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Cleveland, OH; Secaucus, NJ and more
Penguin Random House
This American publishing house that is headquartered in New York City with operations in 20 countries across five continents.
Current openings: Marketing Designer, Publicity Assistant, Senior Manager of Finance, Production Assistant, Senior Editor, Production Editor, Art Director & more.
Hiring location: New York, NY; London, England; Colorado Springs, CO and more
A second largest retailer in the world after Walmart, as per 2015 data, Costco Wholesale Corporation was started in 1976. It has now 759 warehouses in countries like United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, Spain, Iceland and France. It is the largest retailer of beef, wine, organic foods.
Current openings: Cashier, Stocker, Pharmacy Sales Assistant, Bakery Wrapper, Cake Decorator, Licensed Optician, Cashier Assistant, Depot Solutions, Functional Analyst, Forklift Driver, Seasonal Help & more.
Hiring location: Baton Rouge, LA; Vallejo, CA; Kalamazoo, MI; Issaquah, WA and more
Founded on September 20, 1980, by John Mackey and others Whole Foods Market Inc. is an American supermarket chain with 479 stores in North America and United Kingdom.
Current openings: Grocery Team Member, Cashier, Bakery Team Member, Whole Body Team member, Specialty Team Member, Part Time Grocery Team Member, Chef, Seafood Team Member and more.
Hiring locations: Napa, CA; Petaluma, CA; Tigard, OR; Wichita, KS; Austin, TX; Portland, OR and more
Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a global brand of hotel chain which has 570 resorts and properties spreading in 85 countries across six continenets. It was founded in 1919 by Conrad Hilton, and has its resorts in Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa and other parts of India.
Current openings: Event Manager, Front Office Manager, Housekeeper, Hotel Manager, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage, On-Call Banquet Server, International Sales Coordinator, Security Officer, Barback and more.
Hiring locations: San Rafael, CA; Napa, CA; Indianapolis, IN; Tampa, FL; Madison Heights, MI; Augusta, GA; Chicago, IL and more
An American supermarket chain, Publix Super Markets is ranked number 47 on Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies, 2018. Founded in 1930 by George W. Jenkins it has over 700 stores with over a lakh employees working in around 1,231 retail locations.
Current openings: Pharmacist, Retail Set-Up Coordinator, Maintenance Technician, Job Fair, In-House Maintenance Technician, Prepared Food Clerks, Assistant Pharmacy Manager, Beverage Server & more.
Hiring locations: Lakeland, FL; Atlanta, GA; Deerfield Beach, FL and more
An American chain of department stores, Nordstrom Inc. has 373 stores operating in around 40 states in United States. It was founded in 1901 by Swedish American John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin.
Current openings: Retail Sales, Cleaning, Stock and Fulfillment, Bartender, Barista, Spa Esthetician, Cosmetics Beauty Stylist, Seasonal Alterations and Tailor Shop Apprentice, Sr. Site Reliability Engineer, Recruiter, Social Media Manager & more.
Hiring locations: Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; Scottsdale, AZ; Washington, DC; Arlington, VA; Bethesda, MD and more
Home Depot Inc is a retailing company in America which provides home improvement supplies. The company was established in 1978 by Bernard Marcus and others, it is the largest retailer chain in United States.
Current openings: Department Supervisor, Customer Service Sales, Store Support, Cashier, Assistant Store Manager, Outside Sales Consultant, Warehouse Associate, Product Manager, Analyst & more.
Hiring locations:Colonial Heights, VA; South Plainfield, NJ; San Diego, CA; Kennesaw, GA; Atlanta, GA; Daly City, CA and more
Current Openings: District Manager, Kitchen Manager, Service Manager, Restaurant Team Member, General manager, Restaurant Shift Leader & more.
Hiring locations: Sandy, UT; Woburn, MA; Pleasant Hill, CA; Kansas City, MO; Estero, FL; Colorado Springs, CO; Philadelphia, PA; Alameda, CA; Denver, CO; Minneapolis, MN; East Point, GA; Garner, NC and more
An American retail home improvement and appliance ajgiant, Lowe is ranked 40th in Fortune 500 company list in 2018. Founded in 1946 by Lucius Smith Lowe and Carl Buchan, the company has 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores in United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Current Openings: Plumbing Associate, Commercial Sales Loader, Lumber Associate, Front End Cashier-Seasonal, Internet Fulfillment, Seasonal Customer Service Associate, Delivery Puller, Installed Sales Manager & more.
Hiring locations: Westborough, MA; Omaha, NE; Mooresville, NC; Silverthorne, CO; Madison Heights, VA; San Francisco, CA; Yonkers, NY; Paris, TN; Alcoa, TN; Ridgeland, MS; Columbus, MS and more.