LocalWork: Hot jobs, how to get a raise in 2015

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

Hot job: director of operations
Company: Pinnacle Transplant (recent winner of Venture Madness in Arizona)
Looking for: experience in operations and biologics manufacturing, and the ability to successfully manage complex projects

Hot company: Concentrix
Hiring for: quality analyst representative, sales support admin, and call center team leader

Hot industry: manufacturing and assembly
Company: Brand X T-shirts
Job: production guru

Four ways to position yourself for a raise in 2015:

1. Be proactive on tasks/assignments.
2. Get off your phone!
3. Show initiative. Ask your boss, "Can I take this off your plate?"
4. Never be late to anything.