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Despite some industries’ deep job cuts, a few sectors are hiring for a variety of full-time positions. So now could be an especially good time if you’re looking for a career change or to find your niche in these industries:

Warner Bros.

Who They Are: Traditional media may be dying, but at entertainment company Warner Bros., a unit of media giant Time Warner (Stock Quote: TWX), positions are open.

Where They Are: Many Warner Bros. jobs are located in Burbank and Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, but a few are as far away as London and Stockholm.

What They Want: This employer of nearly 10,000 people worldwide is looking to fill openings in its information technology, finance and accounting, advertising, sales and marketing divisions, among others.

Cool Job: VIP Tour Guide in Burbank, Calif. to conduct engaging tours of Warner Bros. TV and film sound stages, set designs and operations, providing relevant historical information about the studio and relationships with production companies and network distribution. In addition to meeting ‘important people,’ the VIP tour guide and all other Warner Bros. employees enjoy private film screenings, behind-the-scenes sessions with producers and celebrities, mentoring opportunities and special offers and discounts with popular restaurants, brands, and products.

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Who They Are: Cell phone service provider and unit of Deutsche Telekom (Stock Quote: DT).

Where They Are: T-Mobile is nationwide, but open positions are in Washington State, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Ohio, New York, Washington DC and Alabama.

What They Want: “T-Mobile continues to hire for frontline positions around the country, as the need arises,” the cell phone service provider says. And it needs workers for a variety of positions including retail sales professionals, a business development manager, and an accessory merchandiser to help launch new accessories in T-Mobile’s company-owned stores.

Cool Job: Its fraud department in Bellevue, Wa. is looking for someone to interpret, organize, and process information to detect and prevent fraudulent activity on T-Mobile’s network in a fast-paced environment.

And if you do a great job, you have the chance of winning the company’s PEAK Achievement Award: a trip to Hawaii. All T-Mobile employees get wireless discounts including up to two T-Mobile devices at a discount for New employees, and discounted rate plan rate plan for a low monthly fee. The company also offers education assistance and financial assistance for classes directly related to their jobs.

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Tenet Healthcare

Who They Are: The healthcare industry needs nurses, pharmacists, radiologists and other professionals. Tenet Healthcare (Stock Quote: THC), an owner and operator of hospitals and other healthcare facilities, has more than 60,000 employees nationwide.

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Where They Are: Tenet has 50 hospitals and 57 outpatient facilities nationwide. Jobs are available in Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, Missouri and Florida.

What They Want: “There’s always going to be a need in the healthcare industry,” says Tenet Healthcare spokeswoman Emily Kinney. The company has 2,200 open positions in 12 states, including jobs in nursing, imaging and radiology, rehabilitation and administration. Tenet appeals to prospective employees with an online nursing degree program, and its Student Loan Repayment Program makes student loan payments for nursing school grads.

Cool Job: Director of Sports Medicine Therapy in Houston, Tex. to oversee all aspects of rehabilitation including inpatient and outpatient hospital care and work at an offsite clinic. In addition to the possibility of meeting famous sports figures, benefits include an online continuing education program, tuition reimbursement and a loan forgiveness program.

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UnitedHealth Group

Who They Are: The Fortune 25 company UnitedHealth Group (Stock Quote: UNH)
is made up of a number of health care businesses including the UnitedHealthcare insurance group and pharmacy benefit manager Prescription Solutions.

Where They Are: Throughout the northeast, south and midwestern states.

What They Want: UnitedHealth is looking for help with enrollment, customer care and claims processing.

Cool Job: In Houston, Tex., bilingual Spanish, Chinese and Russian speakers are needed to help customers speaking those languages. In addition to health coverage and discounts on health-related products and services, UnitedHealth offers full-time employees an employee stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement and other benefits.

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Quest Diagnostics

Who They Are:Quest Diagnostics is among the top providers of diagnostic testing, information and services in the healthcare industry.

Where They Are: Quest Diagnostics (Stock Quote: DGX) has about 43,000 employees and serves approximately half of all physicians and hospitals in all 50 states as well as India, the UK and Ireland.

What They Want: There are 1,200 job openings among a range of job types, from entry-level to specialized positions in various locations. An entry level job requires no college degree (though lab experience is a plus) though more technical jobs require advanced degrees and several years of experience.

Cool Job: Microbiology Lab Manager to plan, coordinate, evaluate, and supervise all activities of staff members to ensure efficiency and safety in a laboratory covering including virology, parasitology and other aspects of microbiology Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. A bachelor’s degree in life sciences and at least seven years’ experience is required.
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