Monday, February 15, 2010

Who's Hiring – Top employers week of 2-15-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 2/15/10.

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

Business Service topped this week’s list with IBM, Accenture, Deloitte, and Booz Allen continued strong hiring. Hospitality also continued strong employment as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Cracker Barrel, Friendly’s, Boston Market, and Hilton were among the top hiring firms this week.

Retail hiring continues staffing into February, as Sears and Kmart made the top 10 long after the holiday season joined by JC Penny, Flying J, and Murphy as top hiring firms. Defense companies remained top hiring firms led by US Army, General Dynamics, and Raytheon making the list.

Banking continued recruiting as JPMorganChase and PNC were included in the top hiring companies. Telecommunications firms are still looking, with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively.

Health care hiring continued its strong past quarter, led by UnitedHealth, joined by Amedisys Home Health, Gentiva Health, Fresenius Medical Care, HCR ManorCare, Genesis Healthcare, DaVita, Quest Diagnostics, Hgi Healthcare, 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. IBM
  2. PizzaHut
  3. Accenture
  4. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  5. U.S. Army
  6. JPMorgan Chase
  7. AT&T
  8. Deloitte
  9. Kmart
  10. General Dynamics
  11. UnitedHealth Group
  12. Raytheon
  13. T-Mobile
  14. Amedisys
  15. JCPenney
  16. Gentiva Health Services
  17. Fresenius Medical Care
  18. Booz Allen
  19. Verizon Wireless
  20. Marriott
  21. HCR Manorcare
  22. Flying J
  23. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  24. Murphy USA
  25. PNC
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. Snap-on Tools
  28. DaVita
  29. Friendly's
  30. Boston Market
  31. KinderCare Learning Centers
  32. La Petite Academy
  33. Hilton Hotels
  34. Quest Diagnostics
  35. Hgi Healthcare
  36. Aflac
  37. Columbia University
  38. Combined Insurance
  39. RadioShack
  40. Kindred Healthcare

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Business Services, Telecommunications, Health care, Retail, and Banking 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.

Business Services led new hiring advertisements as IBM and Deloitte were the top two hiring companies this week, joined by SAIC and Accenture. Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with AT&T continuing top 10, followed by T-Mobile and Verizon.

Health care was included in the top recruiting companies including UnitedHealth, Fresenius Medical Care, Quest Diagnostics, and Genzyme. Retail continued staffing this week as Sears, Toys”R”Us, Kmart, Macy’s, Walgreens, RadioShack and CVS/Caremark were top job advertisers.

Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citizen’s Financial were banks among the top hiring firms this week.

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

  1. Deloitte
  2. AT&T
  3. HCR ManorCare
  4. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  5. Citi
  6. Toys"R"Us
  7. SAIC
  8. JPMorgan Chase
  9. Kmart Corporation
  10. UnitedHealth Group
  11. T-Mobile
  12. General Dynamics
  13. Fresenius Medical Care
  14. Cracker Barrel
  15. Verizon Wireless
  16. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  17. Friendly's
  18. Marriott
  19. Accenture
  20. Pizza Hut
  21. Ann Taylor
  22. Quest Diagnostics
  23. Wells Fargo
  24. Genzyme
  25. Joe's Crab Shack
  26. FedEx Office
  27. Bank of America
  28. Macy's
  29. Snap-on Tools
  30. Hilton Hotels
  31. Walgreens
  32. RadioShack
  33. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  34. Verizon Wireless
  35. Raytheon
  36. R-solutions
  37. Citizens Financial Group
  38. Dave & Buster's
  39. CVS Caremark

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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