Monday, January 25, 2010

Whos Hiring – Top employers week of 1-25-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 1/25/10.

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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Total Job Openings:

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

Hospitality held onto the #1 spot this week as Pizza Hut, and Hilton were among the top hiring firms this week. Business Service firms IBM, Deloitte, Accenture, CSC and SAIC continue strong hiring.

Retail hiring continues strong in January, with Sears and Kmart still in the top 10 a month after the holiday season. Other top retail hiring firms include Blockbuster, Food Lion, Radio Shack and Bed Bath & Beyond. Banking continued strong this week as JPMorganChase stayed at #5 on the hiring list, while Wells Fargo, PNC, Fifth Third and Citizens Financial 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, Fresenius Medical Care, Genesis Healthcare, DaVita, Brookdale Senior Living, Aegis Therapies, Hgi Healthcare, Quest Diagnostics and Kindred Healthcare among the health care top hiring companies.

Telecommunications continued strong hiring, with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively.

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. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  4. Kmart
  5. JPMorgan Chase
  6. U.S. Army
  7. UnitedHealth Group
  8. AT&T
  9. Raytheon
  10. HCR ManorCare
  11. General Dynamics
  12. Amedisys Home Health Services
  13. T-Mobile
  14. Blockbuster
  15. Gentiva Health Services
  16. Deloitte
  17. Verizon Wireless
  18. Fresenius Medical Care
  19. Accenture
  20. Genesis Healthcare
  21. Wells Fargo
  22. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  23. Snap-on Tools
  24. DaVita
  25. PNC Financial Services Group
  26. Brookdale Senior Living
  27. SAIC
  28. Aflac
  29. Food Lion
  30. Aegis Therapies
  31. Hgi Healthcare
  32. Hilton Hotels
  33. Quest Diagnostics
  34. Fifth Third
  35. Allstate
  36. RadioShack
  37. Kindred Healthcare
  38. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
  39. Citizens Financial Group
  40. Combined Insurance

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Hospitality, Business Services, Retail, Telecommunications Defense and Health care 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.

Hospitality led new hiring advertisements this week, as Pizza Hut and Hilton took out new employment listings. Business Services continued heavy hiring with IBM, SAIC, Accenture, Deloitte and Booz Allen all in the top employers. Retail continued strong post holiday hiring with Sears, Kmart, Pilot, Murphy and Radio Shack in the top hiring firms.

Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with T-Mobile moving up one spot to #5, followed by AT&T. Verizon also continued as a top employment advertiser. Defense was back with US Army in the top 10, and also included Raytheon as a top hiring company.

Health care dropped a bit, but added new firms to the top hiring firm list with Genesis HealthCare, Gentiva Health Services, Merck, UnitedHealth, Hgi Healthcare, Brookdale Senior Living, DaVita, Amedisys Home Health, Boehringer Ingelheim, Quest Diagnostics, Apria Healthcare and PSA Healthcare included in the top employment new ads this week.

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

  1. Pizza Hut
  2. IBM
  3. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  4. Kmart Corporation
  5. T-Mobile
  6. AT&T
  7. U.S. Army
  8. Pilot Travel Centers
  9. Murphy USA
  10. SAIC
  11. Genesis HealthCare
  12. JPMorgan Chase
  13. La Petite Academy
  14. Accenture
  15. Gentiva
  16. Deloitte
  17. Raytheon
  18. Merck
  19. Booz Allen Hamilton
  20. UnitedHealth Group
  21. Wells Fargo
  22. Hgi Healthcare
  23. Brookdale Senior Living
  24. Snap-on Tools
  25. DaVita
  26. Amedisys Home Health Services
  27. Symantec
  28. R-Solutions
  29. Verizon Wireless
  30. Comcast Cable
  31. Boehringer Ingelheim
  32. Quest Diagnostics
  33. RadioShack
  34. URS Corporation
  35. Apria Healthcare
  36. Hilton Hotels
  37. Meineke Car Care Center
  38. Combined Insurance
  39. TruGreen
  40. PSA Healthcare
Sources: CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, SimplyHired, HotJobs, Google. Excluded: Recruiters, Staffing firms, Training, Franchise, and Work-from-home opportunities.

Readers – If you know of employers announcing significant hiring plans, or employers actively adding large numbers of employees, please comment below to add to this list.

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