Monday, April 19, 2010

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 4-19-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 4/19/10.

The retail, telecommunications, business services, 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.

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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:
Retail headed the list as it continues staffing growth since before the holiday season. Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Lowe's, Kmart, and Blockbuster were all top 10 hiring firms, while Macy’s was also in the top hiring firms. Telecommunications firms are still looking with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively.

Business Service firms were next with IBM, Deloitte, CSC and PriceWaterhouseCoopers continuing to advertise for new hires. Health care continued strong hiring for the past half year, led by HCR ManorCare, Gentiva, UnitedHealth, DaVita, Faulkner Hospital, Genesis Healthcare, Brookdale Senior Living, Kindred Health Care, Kaiser Permanente and Amedisys Home Health were 10 of the top 40 hiring companies.

Hospitality rounded out this week's top employers, as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Friendly's and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements.

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. Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
  2. AT&T
  3. IBM
  4. Sears
  5. Lowe's
  6. Kmart
  7. HCR ManorCare
  8. Blockbuster
  9. Deloitte
  10. Pizza Hut
  11. T-Mobile
  12. General Dynamics
  13. Gentiva
  14. US Army
  15. Verizon Wireless
  16. Raytheon
  17. JPMorgan Chase
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. Macy's
  20. DaVita
  21. Marriott
  22. Faulkner Hospital
  23. Friendly's
  24. PNC
  25. Genesis Healthcare
  26. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  27. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  28. Brookdale Senior Living
  29. Aflac
  30. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  31. La Petite Academy
  32. Hilton Hotels
  33. Snap-on Tools
  34. Kindred Healthcare
  35. TruGreen
  36. Bank of America
  37. Kaiser Permanente
  38. Combined Insurance
  39. Terminix
  40. Amedisys Home Health

Job Openings Added This Week:

The business services, telecommunications, retail, health care and food processing 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 this week with IBM, and Deloitte made the top ten new job listings this week. Telecommunications was next as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon are looking for employees.

Retail is recruiting as Sears, Toys"R"Us, Lowe's, Petco, Kmart, Macy's, Food Lion, Walmart and TJX were looking for employees. Hospitality continued staffing this week as Pizza Hut, Marriott, and Hilton were top job advertisers. Health care continues to search for people as HCR Manorcare, UnitedHealth, Gentiva, Brookdale Senior Living, DaVita, Cardinal Health, and Genisis Healthcare were included in the top job advertisers this week.

Food processing rounded out the top ten as Pepsi increase hiring and is one of this week's top new advertisers.

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

  1. IBM
  2. AT&T
  3. Sears
  4. Deloitte
  5. Toys"R"Us
  6. Lowe's
  7. HCR ManorCare
  8. Petco
  9. Pepsi Beverages Company
  10. Kmart Corporation
  11. UnitedHealth Group
  12. KinderCare Learning Centers
  13. Gentiva
  14. Edward Jones
  15. Raytheon Company
  16. Macy's
  17. ManTech International Corporation
  18. Cracker Barrel
  19. T-Mobile
  20. Verizon
  21. Friendly's
  22. Wells Fargo
  23. Brookdale Senior Living
  24. TruGreen
  25. DaVita
  26. Marriott
  27. Food Lion
  28. PNC
  29. Cardinal Health
  30. Bank of America
  31. Genesis Healthcare
  32. Terminix
  33. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  34. HP
  35. Snap-on Tools
  36. Columbia University
  37. Walmart
  38. Hilton Hotels
  39. TJX Companies
  40. URS Corporation
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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