Monday, January 11, 2010

Who’s hiring – Top employers week of 1-11-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 1/11/10. 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.

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The hospitality, business services, transportation, retail, telecommunications, banking, defense, and health care verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ leading job boards.

Hospitality increased to the #1 spot this week as Pizza Hut, and Hilton were among the top hiring firms this week. Business Service firms IBM, Booz Allen, Accenture, Deloitte, and CSC continue strong hiring. Transportation provided a surprise this week, as Ryder drives to third place of all hiring firms, and FedEx remained on the list of top companies advertising for employees.

Retail hiring continues strong in January, with Blockbuster and Sears still in the top 10 well after the holiday season. Other top retail hiring firms include OfficeMax, Kmart, Murphy USA, Food Lion, and Radio Shack. Telecommunications continued strong hiring, with AT&T and Verizon still staffing actively.

Banking continued strong this week as JPMorganChase registered #6 on the hiring list, while Wells Fargo and Fifth Third were also included in the top hiring companies. Defense companies remained top hiring firms led by US Army, Raytheon, and General Dynamics making the list.

Health care hiring continued its strong past quarter, led by UnitedHealth, HCR Manorcare, Amedisys Home Health, Gentiva Health, Aegis Therapies, HGI Healthcare, Quest Diagnostics, and Kindred Healthcare among the health care top hiring companies.

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. PizzaHut
  2. IBM
  3. Ryder
  4. Blockbuster
  5. AT&T
  6. JPMorgan Chase
  7. U.S. Army
  8. Sears
  9. UnitedHealth Group
  10. HCR ManorCare
  11. Raytheon
  12. General Dynamics
  13. Amedisys Home Health Services
  14. OfficeMax
  15. Kmart
  16. Deloitte
  17. Gentiva Health Services
  18. Verizon Wireless
  19. Booz Allen
  20. Accenture
  21. Murphy USA
  22. Wells Fargo
  23. Food Lion
  24. FedEx
  25. La Petite Academy
  26. Deloitte
  27. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  28. Hilton Hotels
  29. Aflac
  30. Combined Insurance
  31. Aegis Therapies
  32. Hgi Healthcare
  33. Snap-on Tools
  34. Century 21 Real Estate
  35. Quest Diagnostics
  36. Childtime
  37. Fifth Third Bank
  38. RadioShack
  39. Allstate
  40. Kindred Healthcare

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Transportation, Defense, Hospitality, Business Services, Telecommunications, and Retail verticals are the top industries with new job postings based on a survey of the nations’ leading job advertisements added during the past seven days.

Transportation firms led new hiring advertisements this week, with Ryder taking the top spot. Defense continued strong with US Army, General Dynamics, and Raytheon included in the top employment new ads this week.

Hospitality continues to staff as Pizza Hut and Hilton took out new employment listings. Business Services continued heavy hiring with IBM, SAIC, Deloitte, Accenture, and CSC all in the top employers.

Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with AT&T and Verizon continuing as top employment advertisers, but also adding T-Mobile this week. Retail continues strong post holiday hiring with OfficeMax, JoS A. Bank, Blockbuster, Sears, Food Lion, and Radio Shack in the top hiring firms.

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

  1. Ryder
  2. U.S. Army
  3. Pizza Hut - Yum! Brands, Inc.
  4. IBM
  5. AT&T
  6. OfficeMax
  7. JPMorgan Chase
  8. SAIC
  9. JoS. A. Bank
  10. HCR ManorCare
  11. UnitedHealth Group
  12. Blockbuster
  13. KinderCare Learning Centers
  14. General Dynamics
  15. Sears
  16. T-Mobile
  17. Raytheon
  18. Verizon Wireless
  19. Deloitte
  20. Merck
  21. Gentiva Health Services
  22. Wells Fargo
  23. Food Lion
  24. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  25. Accenture
  26. Pnc Financial Services Group
  27. FedEx
  28. Liberty Mutual
  29. Citizens Financial Group
  30. Hilton Hotels
  31. Aurora Health Care
  32. RadioShack
  33. Aflac
  34. Apria
  35. R-solutions
  36. General Healthcare
  37. Fifth Third Bank
  38. Quest Diagnostics
  39. Dish Network
  40. Kindred Healthcare

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

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