Monday, April 26, 2010

Who's Hiring - Top employers week of 4-26-10

Who's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 4/26/10.

The retail, business services, telecommunications, 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 continued to head the list as it continues staffing growth since before the holiday season. Advance Auto Parts, Lowe's, Sears, and Blockbuster were all top 10 hiring firms, while Kmart and Macy’s were also in the top hiring firms. Business Service firms were next with IBM and Deloitte continuing to advertise for new hires.

Telecommunications firms are still looking with AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively. Health care continued strong hiring for the past half year, led by HCR ManorCare, Fresnius Medical Care, UnitedHealth, DaVita, Faulkner Hospital, Genesis Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Kindred Health Care, Quest Diagnostics 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. IBM
  3. AT&T
  4. Lowe's
  5. HCR ManorCare
  6. Sears
  7. Blockbuster
  8. T-Mobile
  9. PizzaHut
  10. Deloitte
  11. Kmart Corporation
  12. Verizon Wireless
  13. General Dynamics
  14. Aflac
  15. JPMorgan
  16. Macy's
  17. Fresenius Medical Care
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. DaVita
  20. Marriott
  21. Raytheon
  22. U.S. Army
  23. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  24. Faulkner Hospital
  25. Friendly's
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. Hilton Hotels
  28. La Petite Academy
  29. Kaiser Permanente
  30. Snap-on Tools
  31. Kindred Healthcare
  32. Quest Diagnostics
  33. TruGreen
  34. Bank of America
  35. PSSG
  36. Combined Insurance
  37. Terminix
  38. Amedisys Home Health
  39. URS Corporation
  40. Childtime

Job Openings Added This Week:

The retail, telecommunications, business services, health care and hospitality 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.

Retail led new hiring advertisements this week with Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Pilot, Lowe's, Kmart, Macy's, Walmart and Radio Shack were looking for employees. Telecommunications was next as AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are looking for employees. Business service is recruiting as IBM, Deloitte and Booz Allen were included in the top job advertisers this week.

Health care continues to search for people as Amadisys, HCR Manorcare, DaVita, Genisis Healthcare, UnitedHealth, Kaiser Permanente, Sundance Rehabilitation, Integris Health, Texas Health, and Quest Diagnostics were included as 10 of the top 40 job advertisers this week. Hospitality continued staffing this week as KFC, Hilton and Marriott, and were still staffing.

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

  1. Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
  2. AT&T
  3. IBM
  4. Deloitte
  5. Amedisys, Inc.
  6. Sears
  7. HCR ManorCare
  8. Kentucky Fried Chicken
  9. Pilot Travel Centers
  10. Lowe's
  11. Pepsi Beverages Company
  12. Verizon
  13. Kmart
  14. US Navy
  15. T-Mobile
  16. Booz Allen
  17. TruGreen
  18. Hilton Hotels Corp.
  19. Macy's
  20. Raytheon
  21. Bank of America
  22. Wells Fargo
  23. Terminix
  24. DaVita
  25. AAA
  26. Citi
  27. Walmart
  28. Genesis Healthcare
  29. Snap-on Tools
  30. Marriott
  31. UnitedHealth Group
  32. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  33. Kaiser Permanente
  34. Sundance Rehabilitation
  35. Columbia University
  36. RadioShack
  37. PDS Tech
  38. Integris Health
  39. Texas Health
  40. Quest Diagnostics

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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