Monday, March 22, 2010

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 3-22-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 3/22/10.

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.

Total Job Openings:

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

Telecommunications firms topped this week’s list with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively. Retail continued staffing into March, as Sears, Kmart, Blockbuster, Lowe's, Macy’s, and Radio Shack were top hiring firms. Business Service is still looking, with IBM, Deloitte, and CSC continued strong hiring.

Banking continued recruiting as JPMorganChase, PNC, Bank of America and Fifth Third were included in the top hiring companies. Health care hiring continued strong hiring for the past half year, led by HCR ManorCare, Gentiva Health, Amedisys Home Health, UnitedHealth, Fresenius Medical Care, Genesis Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, DaVita, Kindred Health Care, Quest Diagnostics and Hgi Health Care among the health care top hiring companies.

Hospitality added employees with PizzaHut, Marriott, Hilton, and Friendly's making this week's 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. AT&T 
  2. Sears
  3. IBM
  4. Kmart
  5. JPMorgan Chase
  6. T-Mobile
  7. Blockbuster Inc.
  8. HCR ManorCare
  9. Lowe's
  10. PizzaHut
  11. Gentiva Health Services
  12. General Dynamics
  13. Deloitte
  14. Amedisys Home Health
  15. UnitedHealth Group
  16. Raytheon
  17. Verizon Wireless 
  18. PNC
  19. Fresenius Medical Care
  20. Genesis Healthcare
  21. Macy's
  22. Snap-on Tools
  23. U.S. Army
  24. Marriott
  25. Kaiser Permanente
  26. DaVita
  27. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  28. TruGreen
  29. Hilton Hotels
  30. Friendly's
  31. Aflac
  32. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  33. Terminix
  34. Kindred Healthcare
  35. Bank of America
  36. Combined Insurance
  37. Quest Diagnostics
  38. RadioShack
  39. Fifth Third Bank
  40. Hgi Healthcare

Job Openings Added This Week:

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

Telecommunication led new hiring advertisements with AT&T and T-Mobile taking the top two spots this week, with Verizon also making the top new job listings this week. Retail continued staffing this week as Sears, GNC, Kmart, Lowe's, Toys"R"Us, Macy's, T.J. Maxx, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Dollar General were top job advertisers.

Banking stayed strong this week, as JPMorgan Chase, PNC, and Wells Fargo added job listings over the past seven days. Business Services came in next with IBM, Deloitte, and Booz Allen were included in the top job advertisers this week.

Insurance increased it's hiring and broke the top ten with Aflac as one of the week;s top job advertisers. Health Care is back on the top ten this week with Genesis Health Care, followed by Gentiva Health Services, UnitedHealth, Merck, DaVita, HCR Manorcare, Bayada Nurses, Genzyme, Concentra, and Kindred Healthcare among the top job advertisers this week.

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

  1. AT&T
  2. T-Mobile USA, Inc.
  3. Sears
  4. JPMorgan Chase
  5. IBM
  6. GNC
  7. AFLAC Incorporated
  8. Kmart
  9. Genesis HealthCare
  10. Lowe's
  11. Deloitte
  12. Toys"R"Us
  13. PizzaHut
  14. PNC
  15. Raytheon
  16. Booz Allen Hamilton
  17. Gentiva Health Services
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. Merck
  20. Edward Jones
  21. Friendly's
  22. DaVita
  23. Snap-on Tools
  24. Macy's
  25. Wells Fargo
  26. HCR Manorcare
  27. Bayada Nurses
  28. T.J. Maxx
  29. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  30. Genzyme
  31. TruGreen
  32. Marriott
  33. General Dynamics
  34. University of Southern California
  35. Verizon Wireless
  36. Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
  37. Dollar General
  38. Hilton Hotels
  39. Concentra
  40. Kindred 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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