Monday, March 8, 2010

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 3-8-10


Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 3/8/10.

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, retail, banking, telecommunications, hospitality, 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, Deloitte, and SAIC continued strong hiring. Retail continued staffing into March, as Sears, Kmart, Blockbuster, Macy’s, and Radio Shack were top hiring firms.

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

Hospitality added employees with McDonald's, PizzaHut, Marriott, Friendly's, and Hilton making this week's list. Health care hiring continued strong hiring for the past half year, led by UnitedHealth, Amedisys Home Health, Gentiva Health, Fresenius Medical Care, HCR ManorCare, Genesis Healthcare, DaVita, Kindred Health care, and Quest Diagnostics 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. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  3. Deloitte
  4. JPMorgan Chase
  5. AT&T
  6. Kmart
  7. Blockbuster Inc.
  8. McDonald's
  9. UnitedHealth Group
  10. T-Mobile
  11. General Dynamics
  12. PizzaHut
  13. Amedisys
  14. H&R Block
  15. Aflac
  16. Gentiva Health Services
  17. Verizon Wireless
  18. Raytheon
  19. Fresenius Medical Care
  20. PNC Bank
  21. Marriott
  22. HCR Manorcare
  23. U.S. Army
  24. Snap-on Tools
  25. Macy's
  26. Friendly's
  27. Genesis Healthcare
  28. SAIC
  29. TruGreen
  30. Hilton Hotels
  31. Wells Fargo
  32. Bank of America
  33. DaVita
  34. Kindred Healthcare
  35. Combined Insurance
  36. Terminix
  37. Quest Diagnostics
  38. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  39. RadioShack
  40. Cisco

Job Openings Added This Week:
The Business Services, Telecommunications, Retail, Banking, and Government 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, SAIC, and Deloitte were in the top 10 this week, joined by Accenture, and Booz Allen. Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon making the list.

Retail continued staffing this week as Sears, JoS. A. Bank, Kmart, Macy's, and RadioShack were top job advertisers. Banks including JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, PNC, and Fifth Third were included in the country's top hiring firms this week.

Government remained as a top hiring vertical with US Department of Veterans Affairs, US Army, government contractor ManTech, and US Navy among the top staffing organizations in the US.

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

  1. IBM
  2. T-Mobile
  3. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  4. SAIC
  5. AT&T
  6. Deloitte
  7. JPMorgan Chase
  8. Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
  9. JoS. A. Bank
  10. Raytheon
  11. UnitedHealth Group
  12. Amedisys Home Health Services
  13. Kmart Corporation
  14. U.S. Army
  15. Verizon Wireless
  16. Accenture
  17. Booz Allen Hamilton
  18. ManTech International Corporation
  19. Gentiva Health Services
  20. U.S. Navy
  21. Wells Fargo
  22. Macy's
  23. Marriott
  24. Hilton Hotels
  25. TruGreen
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. PNC
  28. General Dynamics
  29. Terminix
  30. Google
  31. FedEx Office
  32. Snap-on Tools
  33. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  34. Combined Insurance
  35. RadioShack
  36. Kindred Healthcare
  37. MetLife
  38. Research In Motion
  39. Fifth Third Bank
  40. Columbia University
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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