Monday, March 1, 2010

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 3-1-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 3/1/10.

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, telecommunications, banking, retail, 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 SAIC continued strong hiring. Telecommunications firms are still looking, with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively.

Banking continued recruiting as JPMorganChase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and PNC were included in the top hiring companies. Retail continues staffing into March, as Sears, Blockbuster, Kmart, Macy’s, Walmart, Radio Shack, and Ann Taylor were top hiring firms.

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

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Business Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Government, 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, SAIC, and Deloitte were in the top 10 this week, joined by Booz Allen and CSC. Retail continued staffing this week as Blockbuster, Sears, JCPenny, Kmart, JoS. A. Bank, Murphy USA, Macy's, and RadioShack were top job advertisers.

Telecommunications remained strong for the past quarter with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. Government made a big move with government contractor ManTech and the US Department of Veterans Affairs both making the top 10.

Banks including JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo were included in the country's top hiring firms this week.

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

  1. IBM
  2. Blockbuster
  3. AT&T
  4. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  5. JCPenney
  6. SAIC
  7. Kmart
  8. ManTech International Corporation
  9. US Department of Veterans Affairs
  10. Deloitte
  11. JPMorgan Chase
  12. JoS. A. Bank
  13. Amedisys
  14. United Health Group
  15. Murphy USA
  16. Gentiva
  17. T-Mobile
  18. Booz Allen Hamilton
  19. Verizon Wireless
  20. Allied Barton Security Services
  21. Friendly's
  22. Bank of America
  23. Wells Fargo
  24. Combined Insurance
  25. Aflac
  26. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  27. Hgi Healthcare
  28. TruGreen
  29. Snap-on Tools
  30. Genesis Healthcare
  31. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  32. AAA
  33. Macy's
  34. Hilton Hotels
  35. Re-gd
  36. HCR Manorcare
  37. FedEx Office
  38. Terminix
  39. RadioShack
  40. General Dynamics
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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