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Hiring in Philadelphia

Looking for employees in Philadelphia shouldn’t take hours. But you could easily end up wasting more time if you resort to using traditional methods to post a job in Philadelphia. Are you looking to hire in Philadelphia? Here are some better ways to go about starting the hunt for new employees.

Below, you can find more information that will help you with hiring more hourly employees in Philadelphia. We’ve added helpful geographic and professional information about Philadelphia. You will also find online and local resources that will be helpful to improving your hiring process instantly. 

Philadelphia City Overview

The city of Philadelphia has a population of approximately 5,734,000. Art, dining, sports, and cultural exhibits attract people to Philadelphia every day. With it’s large city population and close proximity to the suburbs it shouldn’t be difficult for a business to find valuable hourly workers in Philadelphia. 

With a current unemployment rate of about 11.2% that means you should have a valuable list of potential applicants. Also, since it is so close to the suburbs the city of Philadelphia has many people that commute to the city every day for work. This allows for an even larger pool of individuals for your company to hire from.

Philadelphia Businesses

Philadelphia is home to many flourishing industries. It is mainly known for being home to one of the large companies such as Comcast. For hourly workers, the city's top industries include: restaurants/bars, support, and construction. There are also many small and local businesses located in Philadelphia. So if you aren’t one the bigger players don’t worry. The city is known as a blue collar city and you should have no problem hiring for service industry professionals and restaurant staff.

Hiring Resources in Philadelphia

 

Given its population, it’s no surprise that the area has some of the best local hiring resources in the country. Many of them are aimed at particular industries.

For example, restaurants in Philadelphia can find professional and skilled food industry workers through a website called CulinaryAgent.com. 

You can also post help-wanted ads in local Philly-area papers, such as:

 

Philadelphia Hiring Resources Online

Finding employees online is a practice that’s becoming increasingly common in Philadelphia and beyond. There are many excellent services available that can help you do this. For example, Indeed will link you with tens of thousands of people searching for work in the Philadelphia area.

Other great online hiring resources include:

See who is already posting jobs and hiring in  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Applications
7089
Job boards
Posted on Indeed
Philadelphia Courier for Relay Delivery in Philadelphia. This is a description.

Use our App to deliver food via bike or car from local Philly restaurants to their customers. Work as much or as little as you want, and still get a great hourly wage plus tips and bonuses. Awesome alternative to ...Read more

Applications
1315
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, Joveo, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Nexxt, Retail Gigs, Talroo, Jobble, Monster Sponsored, Craigslist Gigs, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
FedEx Route Delivery Driver (North Wales, PA) NOT CDL for Mercury Roadways LLC in North Wales. This is a description.

FEDEX GROUND DELIVERY DRIVERS WANTED FULL-TIME and Part-Time


We are an independent contractor for FedEx Ground. We are looking for high energy drivers
Full-time with at least one year ...Read more

Applications
1112
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for Clipboard Health in Philadelphia. This is a description.

We are looking for CNAs to join our team immediately! Apply today, follow the onboarding steps, and you can be working as early as tomorrow! Once hired and onboarded, you will use our app to book CNA shifts ...Read more

Applications
936
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Dishwasher for Chick-fil-A Duane Pierce in Philadelphia. This is a description.
Main Responsibilities for a Dishwasher:

● Consistently ensure the availability of clean dishes by washing flatware, dishes, pans, and pots.
● Maintain a clean work environment by cleaning kitchen machines and appliances (coffee makers, pans, pots, mixers, stoves).

Dishwasher ...Read more
Applications
630
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Cashier for Wingstop in Philadelphia. This is a description.

Wingstop’s mission is to serve the world flavor. Wingstop is the destination when you crave fresh never faked wings, hand-cut seasoned fries and any of our famous sides. For people who demand flavor in everything they do, there's only Wingstop. We are ...Read more

Applications
534
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Day Time Team Member for Chick-fil-A Duane Pierce in Philadelphia. This is a description.

At Chick-fil-A, the team member role is more than just a job, it's an opportunity. In addition to working directly for an independent Operator, team members gain life experience that goes far beyond just serving a great ...Read more

Applications
504
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, Joveo, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Monster Sponsored, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
FedEx Route Delivery Driver (King of Prussia, PA) for Mercury Roadways LLC in Bridgeport. This is a description.
FEDEX GROUND DELIVERY DRIVERS WANTED FULL-TIME and Part-Time
We are an independent contractor for FedEx Ground. We are looking for high energy drivers
Full-time with at least one year of driving experience to join our ...Read more
Applications
342
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Kitchen Supervisor for Chick-fil-A Duane Pierce in Philadelphia. This is a description.
At Chick-fil-A, the Kitchen Supervisor role is more than just a job, it's an opportunity. In addition to working directly for an independent Operator, team members gain life experience that goes far beyond just serving a great product in ...Read more
Applications
324
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob
Forklift Operator for HapiGig in Colmar. This is a description.

Are you a great Lift Operator in need of extra cash? WITH HAPIGIG YOU CREATE YOUR OWN SCHEDULE SO YOU CAN WORK EXTRA HOURS AND EARN EXTRA MONEY WHILE YOU KEEP YOUR FULL TIME JOB!

HapiGig is currently seeking experienced and ...Read more

Applications
306
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Kitchen Staff for Elevation Burger in Philadelphia. This is a description.

SIGNING BONUS - UP TO $150. CONDITIONS APPLY!


At Elevation Burger, "Ingredients Matter."


And that includes you! 


Elevation Burger is more than a restaurant; it is a vision for fresh food that is better for you and ...Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring in Philadelphia

What is the best way to find and hire in Philadelphia near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Philadelphia applicants. Employers posting their Philadelphia jobs on Indeed get about 18 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Philadelphia applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for Philadelphia are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 4 hours on average, which is shorter than the average for Philadelphia positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a role in Philadelphia?
SMS has 99% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Philadelphia job applicants?
Hourly paid workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 135% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Philadelphia applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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What other Philadelphia owners
think about hiring through Workstream

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"It has cut my screening process significantly, allowing me to multi-task other duties and responsibilities instead of countless phone calls."


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