Whos Hiring – Week of 11-23-09

Nov 23 2009 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg


Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 11/23/09. 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 Hospitality, Shipping, Defense, Retail, Business Services, and Health Care verticals remain the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.

Seasonal shipping hiring continued strong, in preparation to send all those holiday gifts, with UPS and FedEx making the top employers list. Sears, Kmart, Macy’s, Food Lion, Target and Bed Bath & Beyond lead seasonal Retail hiring. Seasonal hiring also affected H&R; Block as continued advertising to staff, preparing for tax season.

Health care hiring made a strong comeback this week, led by Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth, Tenet Healthcare, HGI Healthcare, and Amedisys Home Health among the top hiring companies.

Business Service firms, SAIC, IBM, Accenture, and CSC Deloitte and continue to be in the top hiring firms, partially largely supporting federal government and DOD contracts. Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, US Army, and General Dynamics led Defense hiring.

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):

Pizza Hut
UPS Packaging
McDonald’s Corporation
Northrop Grumman
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
H&R; Block
SAIC
Kmart Corporation
AT&T;
Kaiser Permanente
Raytheon
UnitedHealth Group
Tenet Healthcare Corporation
IBM
Accenture
U.S. Army
Liberty Mutual
Wells Fargo
FedEx
Macy’s
Food Lion
Snap-on Tools
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
General Dynamics
Aflac
Sun Microsystems
Verizon Wireless
Hgi Healthcare
Amedisys Home Health
Woodforest Bank
Quest Diagnostics
DaVita
Allstate
Hilton Hotels
Kindred Healthcare
Combined Insurance
Target
Sava Senior Care
Fifth Third Bank
Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.

Job Openings Added This Week:

The Hospitality, Shipping, Retail, Telecommunications, Health Care, and Defense verticals are the top industries with new job ads based on a survey of recent advertisements from the nations’ top job boards added during the past seven days.

After Hospitality, Shipping companies continued to lead hiring firms, hiring additional Santa’s helpers to deliver holiday gifts, with UPS and FedEx adding many ads this week. They will be delivering gifts purchased from Sears, Kmart, Radio Shack, and Bed Bath & Beyond.

Defense continued heavy hiring with Army National Guard, US Army, Raytheon, BAE and General Dynamics all included in the top new employment advertisers this week. Consulting firms companies continue to expand with SAIC, Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, and Booz Allen as top hiring business service firms.

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

Pizza Hut
UPS Packaging
Sears, Roebuck and Co
AT&T;
UnitedHealth Group
Kmart
Army National Guard
U.S. Army
SAIC
Raytheon
Pilot Travel Centers
BAE Systems, North America
RadioShack
Accenture (Corp.)
Deloitte
Wells Fargo
General Dynamics
Verizon Wireless
JPMorganChase
Kindred Health Services
IBM
Booz Allen Hamilton
Food Lion
Liberty Mutual
Wachovia Bank
Apex Systems
Snap-on Tools
HCR Manorcare
Discover Higher Education
TD Bank
Amedisys Home Health
Combined Insurance
Quest Diagnostics
Farmers Insurance
UTMB
McGraw-Hill
Bed Bath and Beyond Inc.
Hilton Hotels
Fifth Third Bank
Ameriprise Financial

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

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