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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
1404
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Nexxt, Talroo, Jobble, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for Clipboard Health in Houston. 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
1259
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
685
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore
Night Auditor for Dalwadi Hospitality Management in Houston. This is a description.
Night Auditor serves as the primary liaison to guests during the night shift and are
responsible for performing close of day scenarios for the hotel while complying with
brand standards and company policies. Must be able to work independently and with
little ...Read more
Applications
590
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Nexxt, Talroo, Jobble, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN/LPN) for Clipboard Health in Houston. This is a description.

We are seeking LPNs and LVNs to join our team! Enjoy the benefit of increased wages based on higher demands in your area. Once hired and onboarded, you will use our app to book shifts at our partner ...Read more

Applications
533
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
461
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, Indeed Sponsored, ZipRecruiter Sponsored, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Nexxt, Talroo, Jobble, Jobcase, My Job Helper, Talent, Snagajob, Recruit Net
Registered Nurse (RN) for Clipboard Health in Houston. This is a description.

We are looking for RNs to join our team! Once hired and onboarded, you will use our app to book shifts at our partner facilities. We offer competitive pay rates and increase rates when demand is high in your ...Read more

Applications
458
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Monster, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Trovit Singapore
Guest Service Representative 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
444
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
392
Job boards
Posted on Indeed, Google, Glassdoor, ZipRecruiter, Facebook, Jooble, Jobisjob, Post Job Free, Trovit, Recruit Net
Crew Member for Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Missouri City. This is a description.

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is Hiring!

We are looking to fill a morning/daytime weekday crew member position. 


CAN YOU DELIVER AMAZING?

If you enjoy a lively, fun environment and can deliver amazing, Tropical Smoothie Café is ...Read more

Applications
385
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

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 12 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 13 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 97% 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 181% 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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What other Houston owners
think about hiring through Workstream

"Easy to use!"


Buckingham Investments

"It is an easy process to post positions and follow up."


Lasalle Bristol


Currently hiring on Workstream for:

Assembly Operator Day Shift

Assembly Operator 2nd Shift

Maintenance

"So great to work with, accommodating and open to meeting the customer with what they need. "


Equator Coffees


Currently hiring on Workstream for:

Barista

Shift Lead

Production Associate

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Texas Restaurant Holdings
Jimmy John's
IHOP
Jimmy John's
Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen
Buffalo Wild Wings
PetSuites
Sonic
Chicken Salad Chick
Alameda Juice / Jamba
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
TGK Holdings LLC d/b/a Pet Supplies Plus
AYG Foods
Dalwadi Hospitality Management
Five Star Pretzel, LLC dba Jamba Juice
NuBrakes Mobile Brake Repair
Apex Dental Partners
Tiny Trees (SS)
Rover Oaks Pet Resort
Envoy America
ClancyJG International
Clipboard Health
dlivrd
Arosa
Inova Local
Popeyes
IHOP
IHOP 1435
Shelly Read
Nazarian Global Enterprises
IHOP
IHOP
IHOP
Haidilao Hot Pot
Bonchon Midtown
Laynes Chicken - Houston
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Chick-fil-A Parkway Village
Jet's Pizza
Phenix Salon Suites
Spanish Village Restaurant
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
IHOP
DeliverThat