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How to Hire in Memphis: Memphis, TN Hiring Trends for 2023

To identify and invite the best candidates in Memphis to interview for a job position, it’s imperative you have accurate information. When hiring in Memphis, TN, you want to know where to find candidates, the kind of jobs they’re looking for and which other employers are after the same candidates.

Deriving insights from this information ensures you create an effective Memphis help wanted ad that attracts the kind of potential employees your company needs. In this article, we share information that includes companies hiring in Memphis, salaries being offered, and the top learning institutions to hire from.

Related: Our step-by-step guide to write a help wanted ad in any location

Below are Indeed’s insights* to help you create your next help wanted ad in Memphis.

*Indeed data (US) – December, 2022
As of December 2022, jobs in Memphis, TN are moderately competitive compared to other job markets.

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Who else is hiring in Memphis?

Below are the most popular employers in the Memphis metro based on job clicks in December 2022 on Indeed.com.

Here are the top employers by clicks:

  1. FedEx Ground
  2. Baptist Memorial Health Care
  3. Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
  4. DHL 1%
  5. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  6. Randstad
  7. Shelby County, TN
  8. Nike
  9. Vaco
  10. FedEx Express

The health care industry is a top employer in Memphis, accounting for 2.52% of the job seekers in terms of clicks. This makes sense because the health care industry rates high in most U.S. cities. Delivery services also feature prominently in the top 10 list of employers. This may be as a result of the need for delivery services following the pandemic measures that have led to an upsurge in the need for courier services.

Job seeker search activity in Memphis?

Here are the top search terms job seekers click on in Memphis:

  1. Warehouse
  2. Forklift Operator
  3. Amazon
  4. Customer Service
  5. Delivery Driver
  6. Weekly pay
  7. LPN
  8. Fedex
  9. Human resources
  10. Customer Service
  11. Receptionist

In December, warehouse jobs were the most popular among job seekers in Memphis. Specifically, a large portion of job seekers searched for Warehouse and Forklift Operator positions in the city. Job seekers also searched for Delivery Driver and Receptionist.

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