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Companies That Did the Most 2017 Hiring, According to Monster

Monster ranked the companies that did the most hiring in 2017. Wonder who they are? Watch our video!

From oil companies like Murphy Oil Corp (MUR) - Get Report , to tech giants like, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (CTSH) - Get Report , companies were hiring in 2017.

The health care, transportation, and retail industries saw the most job openings, according to job search site Monster.

And with the employment rate at 4.1% through November 2017, (we get December's job numbers on Jan. 5, 2018) and employment steadily increasing throughout the year with an average gain of about 1,852,000 jobs over the past 11 months in 2017, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, even with the September hurricanes, we are moving in the right direction.

Certain jobs definitely were in demand though. According to Monster, the top ten jobs posted in 2017 were:

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    Registered nurse

    First-line supervisor of retail sales workers

    Light truck or delivery services driver

    Retail salesperson

    Customer service representative

    Software developer, applications

    Sales representative, wholesale and manufacturing

    Computer user support specialist

    Heavy and tractor-trailer truck driver

    First-line supervisor of office and administrative support workers

    So that's what companies are looking for these days.  Wondering which ones are doing the hiring? UPS (UPS) - Get Report , UnitedHealth Group (UNH) - Get Report , and Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND)  made the top ten.  

    Watch our video and check out the full list compiled by Monster.

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