Monday, February 22, 2010

Who's Hiring – Top employers week of 2-22-10


Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 2/22/10.


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, telecommunications, retail, banking, health care, and defense 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, Deloitte,and Booz Allen continued strong hiring. Hospitality also continued strong employment as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Cracker Barrel, Friendly’s, and Boston Market were among the top hiring firms this week.

Telecommunications firms are still looking, with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively. Retail continues staffing into February, as Sears, Kmart, JC Penny, Flying J, Murphy, Macy’s, Radio Shack and Walmart were top hiring firms.

Banking continued recruiting as JPMorganChase and PNC were included in the top hiring companies. Health care hiring continued its strong past quarter, led by HCR ManorCare, and UnitedHealth in the top 10, joined by Amedisys Home Health, Gentiva Health, Fresenius Medical Care, Genesis Healthcare, DaVita, Quest Diagnostics, and Kindred Healthcare among the health care top hiring companies.

Defense companies also continued staffing as General Dynamics Raytheon, and US Army made the list.

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. AT&T
  4. Deloitte
  5. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  6. JPMorgan Chase
  7. HCR ManorCare
  8. UnitedHealth Group
  9. General Dynamics
  10. T-Mobile
  11. Raytheon
  12. U.S. Army
  13. Amedisys Home Health Services
  14. Aflac
  15. Kmart Corporation
  16. Gentiva Health Services
  17. Fresenius Medical Care
  18. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  19. Booz Allen Hamilton
  20. Marriott
  21. JCPenney
  22. Genesis Healthcare
  23. Flying J
  24. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  25. Murphy USA
  26. PNC
  27. DaVita
  28. Friendly's
  29. Boston Market
  30. KinderCare Learning Centers
  31. La Petite Academy
  32. TruGreen
  33. Verizon Wireless
  34. Macy's
  35. Quest Diagnostics
  36. Kindred Healthcare
  37. Columbia University
  38. Combined Insurance
  39. RadioShack
  40. Walmart

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Business Services, Retail, Insurance, Telecommunications, Banking, 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.

Business Services led new hiring advertisements as Deloitte and IBM were in the top 10 this week, joined by SAIC, Siemens Business Services, and Booz Allen. Retail continued staffing this week as Sears, Toys”R”Us, Pilot, Kmart, Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond, and RadioShack were top job advertisers.

Insurance made a big move into the top 10 this week as Aflac jumps nearly 40 spots to number 3 – watch out for that duck! Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with AT&T and T-Mobile in the top 10, followed by Verizon.

Citi and PNC made the top 10 this week, while JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citizens Financial and Wells Fargo were banks among the top hiring firms this week. Health care was included in the top recruiting companies including UnitedHealth, Fresenius Medical Care, Genesis Healthcare, HCR Manorcare, Genzyme, DaVita, Amedisys Home Health, and Kindred Health Care.

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

  1. Deloitte
  2. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  3. Aflac
  4. AT&T
  5. Citi
  6. IBM
  7. T-Mobile
  8. PNC
  9. Toys"R"Us
  10. UnitedHealth Group
  11. Pilot Travel Centers
  12. JPMorgan Chase
  13. SAIC
  14. Kmart
  15. Raytheon
  16. Fresnius Medical Care
  17. Siemens Business Services
  18. Booz Allen Hamilton
  19. ManTech International Corporation
  20. Verizon Wireless
  21. Cisco
  22. Snap-on Tools
  23. Genesis Healthcare
  24. TruGreen
  25. Walmart
  26. HCR Manorcare
  27. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
  28. Marriott
  29. FedEx
  30. Bank of America
  31. Genzyme
  32. DaVita
  33. Citizens Financial Group
  34. RadioShack
  35. Macy's
  36. Clearwire
  37. Amedisys Home Health
  38. Kindred Healthcare
  39. Meineke Car Care Center
  40. Wells Fargo
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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1 comment:

Donna said...

Many of these companies just say that they are hiring and really are just looking for a few employess. I've contact some of the businesses in my area and they say that the headquarters always posts job openings but that they're not hiring. It's free advertising for these businesses. In this economy they are also laying off people, yet they say that they're hiring to give themselve a fabulous positive public image.
Donna