The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled by Fortune magazine that ranks the top 500 U.S. corporations as ranked by their gross revenue. Some of the Fortune 500 corporations have headquarters here in Arkansas. As a matter of fact, Fortune's number one corporation for 2015, Walmart, calls Bentonville, AR home. Walmart has held the number 1 or 2 spot for almost a decade.
There is actually a lot of big money in Arkansas, and many hiring opportunities that can lead to advancement for motivated employees.
The links below will bring you to each company's job openings and career opportunities.
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Tyson (NYSE: TSN) is the world’s largest provider of chicken, beef and pork products. They export the largest percentage of beef out of the United States. Tyson is second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500 and the second largest meat producer in the world.
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Headquarters:El Dorado, AR
Murphy Oil USA (NYSE: MUSA) and Murphy Oil (NYSE: MUR) hold two spots on the Fortune 500, with the USA company being hired ranked. Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil & gas organization. The company also has operating offices in Houston, Texas, Calgary, Alberta, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Headquarters:Fort Smith, AR
Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ) markets, designs, and manufactures industrial electric motors, mechanical power transmission products, drives and generators. They were originally founded in Saint Louis, but moved to Fort Smith in 1967. They fell off the Fortune 1000 list, but they're still worth checking out.