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Job hunting isn’t easy, but luckily the career coaches at LeadersUp have done all the hard work for you. We’ve compiled a list of companies in growing sectors who are hiring right now. We’ve researched them to make sure each is committed to diversity and inclusion. All you have to do is apply. The featured positions are perfect for recent high school graduates hoping to get their foot in the door, as most of these jobs only require a high school diploma or less. If you’re ready to embark on your career journey, then you’re in the right place!




FedEx Ground is an essential business that is doubling down on hiring during the pandemic. With everyone stuck in the house, the transportation and logistics industry is booming. They’re hiring for multiple positions including package handlers and maintenance technicians. However, if you’re looking for competitive pay and benefits, look no further than this warehouse position.


  • Position: Warehouse

  • Pay Rate: $15.75/hr + benefits medical, dental, vision, vacation, holiday pay, parental leave and tuition assistance for eligible employees

  • Job Description: Load and unload packages in a fast-paced environment

  • Requirements: High school diploma

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Learn what it will take to go from sales representative to CEO at Power Home Remodeling. In addition to being able to sharpen your communication skills, this company boasts that they will prepare you to be successful in more than just your current position.


  • Position: Part-Time Customer Support Specialist

  • Pay Rate: $17.00/ hr

  • Job Description: Give sales presentations on eco-friendly products and services

  • Requirements: High school diploma or GED and customer service experience


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In-store grocery shopping is so 2019. There is demand for workers able to process online orders. Mariano’s is hiring assistant managers and night crew team members to help meet this demand. If you’re looking for a position that is fairly new to the game, check out the e-Commerce Team Member position.


  • Position: e-Commerce Team Member

  • Pay Rate: $13.00/ hr +

  • Job Description: Gather products for customers’ online orders

  • Requirements: No education or past experience


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This nationally recognized real estate company is hoping to add to janitors, community managers and administrative assistants.


  • Position: Administrative Assistant

  • Pay Rate: $13.00/ hr +

  • Job Description: Assist the community manager with taking care of the assigned community

  • Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Illinois Leasing Agent License or ability to obtain one within 120 days of hire.


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It goes without saying that you don’t have to be a doctor or nurse to work at a hospital, but if working there makes you feel like one we won’t judge. Rush University Medical Center is looking to add inpatient transport specialists, security officers, unit clerks and more to their dedicated team of professionals.


  • Position: Security Officer

  • Pay Rate: $13.00/ hr +

  • Job Description: Provide physical protection for Rush Center staff, patients, and visitors

  • Requirements: High school diploma or GED required.


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Avid coffee drinkers know that Starbucks is, without a doubt, an essential business. If you’ve seen their drive thru lines since social distancing guidelines were put in place, then you probably know they need a little help. They’re hiring baristas and assistant managers. For those of you looking to land your first job, we recommend the barista position.


  • Position: Barista

  • Pay Rate: $13.00/ hr +

  • Job Description: Provide excellent customer service and make quality beverages

  • Requirements: No education or past experience required.

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Are you an excellent communicator looking for a position that will let you flex that skill? Look no further than St. Anthony’s Hospital. They’re looking for an organized, communicative individual to help support their medical staff.

  • Position: Patient Access Representative

  • Pay Rate: $13.00/ hr +

  • Job Description: Support clinic and physician with scheduling, billing, and filing

  • Requirements: Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish


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If you’re still reading this, that means you haven’t started applying yet. Need help getting started? Connect with one of our career coaches on the gram (@Leaders_Up) . We can help explain the application process, work with you to spice up your resume, give you some advice on what to wear to your virtual interview and more. Seriously, hit us up!