Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 9-27-10

Sep 27 2010 in Employment Economy, reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

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Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 9/27/10.

The business service, hospitality, telecommunications, health care, retail and banking are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nation’s leading job boards.

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 week of 9/27/10:

Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Deloitte, KPMG, SAIC and CSC were actively staffing. Hospitality companies remained top hiring firms as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Applebee’s and Cracker Barrel continued heavy job advertisements.

Telecommunications was next with AT&T and Verizon still staffing actively. Health care continues in a strong recruiting mode as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth, Gentiva Health Services, Community Health Systems, DaVita, HCA Healthcare and Genesis Healthcare were top job advertisers.

Retail continues hiring growth as Macy’s, Sears, Kmart, Blockbuster (just filed for bankruptcy), JCPenney, Ross Stores, Lowe’s, Murphy USA, Toys “R” Us and Pilot were in the top hiring firms. Banking stayed in the top employer list as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorganChase, Citizens Financial and PNC were heavily hiring.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies searched for the most job openings as of 9/27/10:

Total Job Openings by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM
  2. Pizza Hut
  3. AT&T
  4. HCR ManorCare
  5. Macy’s
  6. Kaiser Permanente
  7. Bank of America
  8. Sears
  9. Kmart
  10. Verizon Wireless
  11. Wells Fargo
  12. General Dynamics
  13. JPMorgan Chase
  14. Blockbuster
  15. JCPenney
  16. Ross Stores
  17. Deloitte
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. Gentiva Health Services
  20. Boston Market
  21. KPMG LLP
  22. Marriott
  23. Citizens Financial Group
  24. UPS
  25. PNC
  26. HP
  27. Community Health Systems
  28. DaVita
  29. HCA Healthcare
  30. Genesis Healthcare
  31. Lowe’s
  32. SAIC
  33. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  34. Murphy USA
  35. Toys “R” Us
  36. Applebee’s
  37. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  38. Pilot Travel Centers
  39. U.S. Army
  40. Snap-on Tools

Job Openings Added This Week – 9/27/10:

The business service, telecommunications, retail, health care and banking verticals are the top industries with new job postings this week based on a survey of the nation’s leading job advertisements added during the past seven days for the week of 9/20/10.

Business service led new hiring advertisements this week as IBM, Deloitte, KPMG, SAIC and CSC were included in the top job advertisers this week. Telecommunications was next as AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile were in the top firms adding advertisements for new hires this week.

Retail also added as Macy’s, Ross Stores, Sears, Kmart, Pilot, Nordstrom and Carquest Auto Parts posted new ads this week. Health care was also hiring as HCR ManorCare, Community Health Systems, Kaiser Permanente, Aurora Health Care, HCA Healthcare, DaVita, Genesis Healthcare, Brookdale Senior Living, UnitedHealth, Apria Healthcare, Kindred Healthcare and Rotech Healthcare advertised for staff this week.

Banking companies rounded out the list as Wells Fargo and Citizens Financial were in the top new advertisements this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 9/27/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM
  2. AT&T
  3. Macy’s
  4. Ross Stores
  5. HCR ManorCare
  6. Verizon Wireless
  7. Sears
  8. Wells Fargo
  9. Kmart Corporation
  10. Community Health Systems
  11. Kaiser Permanente
  12. Marriott International
  13. T-Mobile
  14. Pilot Travel Centers
  15. Deloitte
  16. Citizens Financial Group
  17. Nordstrom
  18. The Hertz Corporation
  19. UPS
  20. Aurora Health Care
  21. KPMG
  22. Bridgestone – Firestone
  23. HCA Healthcare
  24. DaVita
  25. Lowe’s
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. SAIC
  28. Chrysler – Mopar
  29. Brookdale Senior Living
  30. UnitedHealth Group
  31. Apria Healthcare
  32. Snap-on Tools
  33. Hilton Hotels
  34. CARQUEST Auto Parts
  35. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  36. Kindred Healthcare
  37. PDS Technical Services
  38. Alpine Access
  39. Columbia University
  40. Rotech Healthcare

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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