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Hiring in Houston

Finding Houston employees shouldn't take long. However, if you use conventional methods to advertise for employees in Houston, you can end up wasting too much time. If you're looking to hire in Houston, there are better options. 

You'll find everything you need to know about recruiting workers in Houston in the sections below. We've provided some useful geographic and professional details.

Houston Overview

Houston has a population of about 6,491,000 people. That is more than the population of many entire states. People relocate to Houston because of all that it has to offer. There is a lot for people to enjoy here, with world-class museums, NASA, restaurants, and sports venues. With so many people in the area, it shouldn't be too difficult for a company to find good hourly employees in Houston.

In fact, the city's unemployment rate is currently around 8.4 percent. That means if you're looking to hire in Houston, you should have a good pool of candidates to choose from. There are also many surrounding suburbs outside of Houston that provide another potential pool of candidates for your company to hire from.

Houston Businesses

Houston is home to several thriving industries. It is one of the world's most important energy and oil hubs. Health care and aerospace are also in high demand in the city. These industries tend to hire salaried employees. 

The two most important industries for hourly workers in Houston are retail and hospitality. The city employs approximately 1.5 million people and has approximately 100,000 businesses. With a thriving restaurant and music scene there is a growing number of hourly jobs available for front-of-house employees, cooks, and bartenders.

Hiring Resources in Houston

Given Houston's population, it's not surprising that the city has some of the best employment resources in the country. Many of these are tailored to specific industries. For example, Poached.com is an excellent source for finding skilled service industry employees with all kinds of backgrounds.

You can also post help-wanted ads in local Houston newspapers, such as:

Hiring Resources Online

Online recruiting is gaining traction in Houston and beyond. There are many resources available to you to do this. Indeed.com is a resource that can connect you with a variety of employees.

Other great online resources include:

See who is already posting jobs and hiring in  Houston, Texas

Applications
1340
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Linkedin, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Job Inventory, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Team Member for Alameda Juice / Jamba in Pearland . This is a description.
Team members are responsible for delivering exceptional customer experience and quality products. A Team Member functions
primarily as the main connection between Jamba and the customer.
Applications
545
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Room Attendant / Housekeeping for Dalwadi Hospitality Management in Houston. This is a description.
Room Attendants are responsible for the cleanliness of the hotel including: guest rooms, hallways, and all public areas of the hotel in accordance with brand standards and hotel procedures. The following reflects the essential job duties but ...Read more
Applications
460
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Room Attendant / Housekeeping for Dalwadi Hospitality Management in Houston. This is a description.
We're currently seeking experienced housekeepers for our Econo Lodge located on Old Spanish Trail in Houston, Texas!

Room Attendants are responsible for the cleanliness of the hotel including: guest rooms, corridors, and all public areas of the hotel ...Read more
Applications
457
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Store Team Member for TGK Holdings LLC d/b/a Pet Supplies Plus in Houston. This is a description.

Description:

Did you know bearded dragons grow up to 2 feet long?  Or that the average life span for an umbrella cockatoo is 50 years?  Our team members are pet lovers and like to ...Read more

Applications
391
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Joveo, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Automotive Technician for NuBrakes Mobile Brake Repair in Houston. This is a description.

About us:

NuBrakes is a tech-enabled mobile auto repair company that makes the auto repair experience more convenient and affordable for drivers everywhere. In the era of “instant-everything” -- where consumers and businesses alike have the expectation of ...Read more

Applications
383
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Front Desk Associate for Dalwadi Hospitality Management in Houston. This is a description.
Guest Service Representatives serves as the primary liaison to guests and are responsible for welcoming and registering hotel guests, explaining accommodations and taking payments. Checks guests out and explains billing. Responds to a wide variety of guest requests ...Read more
Applications
334
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Pet Host for PetSuites in Humble. This is a description.

We believe in the mission of “Pet Lovers Delighting Pet Lovers” and we demonstrate this through being Playful, Passionate, Personal and Professional. A successful candidate for this position will be someone who not only embraces this culture, but is a team ...Read more

Applications
334
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - Get paid instantly! for Clipboard Health in Houston. This is a description.

There is demand right now for CNAs to join our marketplace for nurses! You can be working as early as tomorrow! Joining today means getting access to premium shifts that typical agencies and recruiters ...Read more

Applications
312
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore
Line Cook for Cafeza in Houston. This is a description.
Cafeza in Houston, TX is looking for professional Line Cooks to join our team.
Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, customer-focused and reliable. Line cooks will prepare food to the exact chef’s specifications and ensure all menu items are prepared consistently ...Read more
Applications
276
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Independent Catering Delivery Driver - Paid twice weekly - Set your own schedule for DeliverThat in Houston. This is a description.

DeliverThat was founded by drivers, for drivers. Our mission is to provide larger commissions, stronger relationships, and a platform where YOU are not just a “number”.


DeliverThat is seeking ...Read more

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring in Houston

What is the best way to find and hire in Houston near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Houston applicants. Employers posting their Houston jobs on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Houston applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for Houston are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the average for Houston positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a role in Houston?
SMS has 98% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Houston job applicants?
Hourly paid workers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 118% 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 Houston 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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