Who’s Hiring – Week of 10-5-09

Oct 5 2009 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg


Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity. 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 Restaurant, Telecommunications, Health Care, Defense and Banking verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

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. McDonald’s
  2. AT&T;
  3. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  4. Gentiva Health Services
  5. Northrop Grumman
  6. Raytheon
  7. Verizon Wireless
  8. JPMorgan Chase & Co
  9. General Dynamics – IT
  10. Kmart Corporation
  11. Bae Systems
  12. Deloitte
  13. UnitedHealth Group
  14. Kindred Healthcare
  15. Raytheon
  16. UnitedHealth Group
  17. Verizon Wireless
  18. Quest Diagnostics
  19. Arby’s
  20. Kindred Healthcare
  21. Macy’s
  22. Sears

Job Openings Added This Week:
The Restaurant, Telecommunications, Defense, Retail, Banking, Shipping, and Engineering verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

Job Openings Added this week by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies Not Included):

  1. McDonald’s Corporation
  2. AT&T;
  3. Northrop Grumman
  4. Sears, Roebuck and Co.
  5. RadioShack Corporation
  6. JPMorgan Chase
  7. Verizon Wireless
  8. Bae Systems
  9. Raytheon
  10. General Dynamics Information Technology
  11. Kmart Corporation
  12. R-Solutions, a subsidiary of RadioShack Corp
  13. UPS
  14. Siemens
  15. Apex Systems
  16. Macy’s
  17. Cingular Wireless
  18. Morgan Stanley SmithBarney
  19. Quest Diagnostics
  20. UnitedHealth Group
  21. Flextronics
  22. Scottrade

Sources: CareerBuilder, Indeed, SimplyHired, HotJobs, Google. Monster does not list ads by company or city. 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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