Monday, November 30, 2009

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 11-30-09

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 11/30/09. Not only is this valuable for job seekers, but for business analysts, corporate strategists, marketers, salespeople, investment analysts, financial advisers, and others who are interested in companies experiencing growth. Despite the recession, these companies are all expanding.

Total Job Openings:
The Hospitality, Shipping, Business Services, Telecommunications, Retail, and Health Care verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

Seasonal shipping hiring continued strong, in preparation to send all those holiday gifts, with UPS and FedEx making the top employers list. Sears, Kmart, Blockbuster, Macy’s and Food Lion lead seasonal Retail hiring.

Telecommunications continued strong hiring, with AT&T, and Verizon advertising heavily for employees. Health care hiring had a second strong comeback week, led by UnitedHealth, Gentiva Health, HCR Manorcare, and Amedisys Home Health among the top hiring companies.

Business Service firms, IBM, Booz Allen, Accenture, Deloitte, CSC, and SAIC continue to be in the top hiring firms, partially largely supporting federal government and DOD contracts.

Hospitality hiring made the move to the top, and has been consistently moving up the top hiring company lists during November, with Pizza Hut, McDonalds, Marriott, and Hilton all hiring.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies added the most job openings:

Total Job Openings by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

1. Pizza Hut
2. United Parcel Service
3. McDonald's Corporation
4. IBM
5. AT&T
6. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
7. UnitedHealth Group
8. Raytheon
9. Kmart
10. JPMorgan Chase
11. BAE Systems
12. General Dynamics
13. Blockbuster
14. Booz Allen
15. Gentiva Health
16. Accenture
17. Deloitte
18. Macy's
19. U.S. Army
20. HCR Manorcare
21. Liberty Mutual
22. Wells Fargo
23. FedEx
24. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
25. Snap-on Tools
26. Marriott
27. Food Lion
28. SAIC
29. Aflac
30. Amedisys Home Health
31. Genesis Healthcare
32. Hgi Healthcare
33. Quest Diagnostics
34. Verizon Wireless
35. Wells Fargo
36. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
37. Columbia University
38. Allstate
39. Hilton Hotels
40. Fifth Third Bank

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Business Services, Shipping, Retail, Telecommunications, Defense, and Health Care verticals are the top industries with new job ads based on a survey of recent advertisements from the nations’ top job boards added during the past seven days.

Business Services made a strong comeback this week, led by IBM, SAIC, Booz Allen, Accenture, and Deloitte. AT&T continued to hire in the Telcom vertical, though Verizon dropped off this week.

Shipping companies continued to hire heavily for additional Santa’s helpers to deliver holiday gifts, with UPS and FedEx adding many ads this week. They will be delivering gifts purchased from Blockbuster, Sears, JC Penny, Kmart, Radio Shack, and Target.

Defense continued heavy hiring with US Army, BAE, and Raytheon all included in the top new employment advertisers this week. Health Care companies continue to expand with HCR Manorcare, UnitedHealth, Amedisys Home Health, and Quest Diagnostics as top hiring health care firms.

Job Openings Added this week by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

1. IBM
2. UPS
3. Blockbuster
4. AT&T
5. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
7. JCPenney
8. U.S. Army
9. Booz Allen Hamilton
10. HCR ManorCare
11. BAE Systems
12. Raytheon
13. Kmart Corporation
14. UnitedHealth Group
15. RadioShack Corporation
16. Accenture
17. Target
18. JPMorgan Chase
19. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
20. Deloitte
21. Snap-on Tools
22. Food Lion
23. Aflac
24. Wells Fargo
25. Amedisys Home Health
26. Quest Diagnostics
27. Liberty Mutual
28. Marriott
29. Allstate
30. FedEx
31. Pizza Hut
32. Fifth Third Bank
33. Kindred Healthcare
34. Sava Senior Care
35. Aegis Therapies
36. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
37. Combined Insurance
38. Wachovia Bank
39. Columbia University
40. Genesis Healthcare

Sources: CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, SimplyHired, HotJobs, Google. Excluded: Recruiters, Staffing firms, Training, Franchise, and Work-from-home opportunities.

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