Whos Hiring – Week of 10-26-09

Oct 26 2009 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg


Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 10/26/09. 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 Shipping, Retail, Telecommunications, Consulting, Defense and federal Government verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

Retail hiring continued strong, in preparation for the holiday season, with Macy’s, Sears, Kmart, and Radio Shack leading, with Blockbuster and Target also added to top hiring companies. Consulting firms Deloitte, IBM, Booz Allen, and SAIC – Booz & SAIC are largely supporting federal government and DOD contracts. Northrop, Raytheon, US Army, & General Dynamics led Defense hiring. Top hiring financial institutions included JPMorgan Chase, Ameriprise, Aflac, and Combined Insurance made this week’s list.

Other interesting top hiring companies included the CIA, and Snap-on Tools.

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. UPS
  2. Macy’s
  3. Sears Roebuck and Co.
  4. Blockbuster
  5. McDonald’s Corporation
  6. Kmart
  7. AT&T;
  8. Deloitte
  9. Northrop Grumman
  10. JPMorgan Chase
  11. Verizon Wireless
  12. Advantage Sales and Marketing
  13. IBM
  14. Raytheon
  15. General Dynamics – IT
  16. RadioShack
  17. Marriott
  18. Federal Government
  19. U.S. Army
  20. Booz Allen Hamilton
  21. Siemens
  22. CIA
  23. SAIC
  24. Ameriprise
  25. Target
  26. St. John’s Regional Hospital
  27. Snap-on Tools
  28. Aflac
  29. Combined Insurance
  30. Quest Diagnostics

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Shipping, Retail, Telecommunication, Consulting, Financial, Defense, Shipping, and Hospitality verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

Consulting firms companies continue to expand with Deloitte and IBM continuing to hire, joined by Booz Allen, Accenture, SAIC, and EDS. UPS, Macy’s Kmart, Radio Shack, Sears, and Target continue to prepare for the holiday rush.

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

  1. UPS
  2. Macy’s
  3. AT&T;
  4. Kmart
  5. Sears
  6. Deloitte
  7. Booz Allen Hamilton
  8. IBM
  9. Verizon Wireless
  10. JPMorgan Chase
  11. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC
  12. RadioShack
  13. Northrop Grumman
  14. Boston Market
  15. Federal Government
  16. Target
  17. Raytheon
  18. Accenture
  19. Marriott
  20. St. John’s Regional Hospital
  21. Sears
  22. Target
  23. SAIC
  24. EDS
  25. Kaiser Permanente
  26. Flextronics
  27. Alliedbarton Security Services
  28. Combined Insurance
  29. AT&T;

Sources: CareerBuilder, Monster, Indeed, SimplyHired, HotJobs, Google. Excluded: Recruiters, Staffing firms, Training, Franchise, and Work-from-home opportunities

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