Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 3-29-10

Mar 29 2010 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 3/29/10.

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 retail, telecommunications, business services, health care, hospitality, and banking 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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Retail topped this week’s list as it continued staffing into March. Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Kmart, and Lowe’s were all top 10 hiring firms, followed by Blockbuster, Macy’s, Walgreens and Radio Shack. Telecommunications firms were next with AT&T;, T-Mobile and Verizon still staffing actively. Business Service is still looking, with IBM, and Booz Allen continued strong hiring.

Health care hiring continued strong hiring for the past half year, led by HCR ManorCare, Amedisys Home Health, Gentiva Health, UnitedHealth, Genesis Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, DaVita, Kindred Health Care, Fresenius Medical Care, and Quest Diagnostics among the top hiring companies. Hospitality added employees with PizzaHut, Marriott, and Hilton making this week’s list.

Banking is still recruiting as JPMorganChase, PNC, and Bank of America were included in the top hiring companies.


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. Sears
  4. IBM
  5. Kmart Corporation
  6. T-Mobile
  7. Lowe’s
  8. HCR ManorCare
  9. PizzaHut
  10. Deloitte
  11. JPMorgan Chase
  12. General Dynamics
  13. Amedisys Home Health Services
  14. Gentiva Health Services
  15. Blockbuster
  16. Booz Allen Hamilton
  17. PNC Bank
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. Verizon Wireless
  20. Macy’s
  21. Genesis Healthcare
  22. Marriott
  23. U.S. Army
  24. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  25. U.S. Navy
  26. Raytheon
  27. Snap-on Tools
  28. Kaiser Permanente
  29. DaVita
  30. TruGreen
  31. La Petite Academy
  32. Hilton Hotels
  33. Terminix
  34. Walgreens
  35. RadioShack
  36. Columbia University
  37. Bank of America
  38. Kindred Healthcare
  39. Quest Diagnostics
  40. Combined Insurance 

Job Openings Added This Week:

The retail, telecommunications, business services, and defense 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 was new hiring advertisements this week as Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Kmart, GNC, Safeway, JC Penny, Lowe’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Murphy USA, Macy’s, and Walgreens were top job advertisers. Telecommunication continued staffing this week with AT&T;, T-Mobile and Verizon making the top new job listings this week.

Business Services came in next with IBM, Deloitte, Booz Allen, and ACS were included in the top job advertisers this week. Defense was also strong in staffing with General Dynamics, and Raytheon in the week’s top firms.

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

  1. Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
  2. AT&T;
  3. Sears
  4. T-Mobile
  5. Kmart
  6. GNC
  7. IBM
  8. Safeway, Inc.
  9. JCPenney
  10. Lowe’s
  11. Deloitte
  12. Booz Allen Hamilton
  13. Dick’s Sporting Goods
  14. General Dynamics
  15. Murphy USA
  16. Edward Jones
  17. Siemens
  18. La Petite Academy
  19. JPMorganChase
  20. Merck
  21. UnitedHealth Group
  22. La Petite Academy
  23. Bank of America
  24. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
  25. PNC
  26. Marriott
  27. HCR Manorcare
  28. Verizon Wireless
  29. Wells Fargo
  30. Raytheon
  31. Genesis Healthcare
  32. Macy’s
  33. Quest Diagnostics
  34. TruGreen
  35. University of Southern California
  36. Walgreens
  37. Affiliated Computer Services (ACS)
  38. Capital One
  39. Snap-on Tools
  40. Hilton Hotels 

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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