October 8, 2008

Hot Jobs #5

Did you know that JobMonkey has one of the most extensive free databases of continually updated job openings? The database is searchable by region, by field or by key word. Every Wednesday, I will post three of the newest and hottest jobs on our database. Maybe your next dream job is right in front of you. (If not, be sure to check out the database.)

1. Apparel Product Developer, Nike, Beaverton, OR
Are you tired of work being a daily drudgery? Do you wish you could have a little fun at work, not just off-the-clock? If you think you’re more productive when you’re having fun (who isn’t?), you might want to consider joining the creative team at Nike. The team that manufacturers the world’s best selling running shoe — not to mention every other imaginable sport show and apparel to boot — is looking for an Apparel Product Developer.

The Product Developer will be responsible for product commercialization of assigned and ensuring that the prototypes accurately reflect construction specifications. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Apparel/Textile Design, Technology, Merchandising, Engineering, Industrial Engineering or a related field and at least two years’ apparel textile industry experience. In addition to generous salaries, Nike offers a robust benefits package with a stock purchase plan and a 401(k) retirement plan. Not to mention the casual work environment, on-site sports complex, childcare and a host of other perks we don’t have room to mention here. I gotta say after reading this job description, I was thinking I should try to get a job at Nike! Go to Nike’s Career page to apply on-line.

2. Senior Network Systems Specialist, Alaska Airlines, Seattle, WA
Alaska Airlines is looking for a Network Systems Specialist to work out of their Seattle office and be responsible for all aspects of the airline’s Corporate Network Environment, including Enterprise firewall Management, Network Security, Datacenter redundancy, disaster recovery, and overall network health. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and extensive experience in complex networking environments. Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and writing skills are also a must. Upload your resume and apply on-line at Alaska Airlines.

3. ESL Teacher Job, British School of Guangzhou, Guangzhou, China
Do you want a job? Or do you want an adventure? If you want to travel, see the world and make a difference in the lives of other people, how about considering a teaching job at The British School of Guangzhou. Go to the school’s website to find out about current positions and hiring requirements.

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