Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 10-11-10

Oct 11 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 10/11/10.


The business service, telecommunications, hospitality, retail, health care 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 10/11/10:

Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Deloitte, Booz Allen, SAIC and CSC were actively staffing. Telecommunications was next with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile still staffing actively.

Hospitality companies remained top hiring firms as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Applebee’s, Cracker Barrel and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements. Retail continues hiring growth as Macy’s, Sears, Home Depot, Kmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JCPenney, Lowe’s, Murphy USA and Toys “R” Us were in the top hiring firms.

Health care continues in a strong recruiting mode as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, Amedisys, Golden Living Centers, UnitedHealth, DaVita, Genesis Healthcare, Community Health Systems and HCA Healthcare were top job advertisers. Banking stayed in the top employer list as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorganChase 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 10/11/10:

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

  1. IBM
  2. AT&T
  3. Pizza Hut
  4. Macy’s
  5. Sears
  6. HCR ManorCare
  7. Bank of America
  8. Kaiser Permanente
  9. Verizon Wireless
  10. Wells Fargo
  11. General Dynamics
  12. Deloitte
  13. Amedisys
  14. Home Depot
  15. Kmart Corporation
  16. DICK’S Sporting Goods
  17. Golden Living Centers
  18. Northrop Grumman
  19. JPMorgan Chase & Co
  20. Booz Allen Hamilton
  21. UPS
  22. UnitedHealth Group
  23. T-Mobile
  24. DaVita
  25. HP
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. Community Health Systems
  28. Marriott
  29. HCA Healthcare
  30. SAIC
  31. JCPenney
  32. Lowe’s
  33. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  34. Murphy USA
  35. Toys “R” Us
  36. Applebee’s
  37. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  38. U.S. Army
  39. PDS Technical Services
  40. Hilton Hotels

Job Openings Added This Week – 10/11/10:

The business service, hospitality, telecommunications, defense, banking and health care 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 10/11/10.

Business service led new hiring advertisements this week as IBM, Deloitte, ADP, Booz Allen and CSC were included in the top job advertisers this week. Hospitality firms added advertisements this week as Pizza Hut, Marriott and Hilton were searching for new employees.

Telecommunications was next as AT&T and Verizon were in the top firms adding advertisements for new hires this week. Defense added as General Dynamics, Northrup Grumman and US Army posted new ads this week.

Banking was also hiring as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase and TD Bank were in the top new advertisements this week. Health care rounded out the list as Golden Living, HCR ManorCare, Gentiva Health Services, Kaiser Permanente, Brookdale Senior Living, UnitedHealth, Amedisys Home Health Services, Genesis Healthcare, DaVita, Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center and UHS- Edinburg Regional Hospital advertised for staff this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 10/11/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM
  2. Pizza Hut
  3. AT&T
  4. General Dynamics
  5. Verizon Wireless
  6. Bank of America
  7. Wells Fargo
  8. Golden Living
  9. HCR ManorCare
  10. Gentiva Health Services
  11. Deloitte
  12. Life Time Fitness
  13. Kaiser Permanente
  14. ADP, Inc.
  15. Brookdale Senior Living
  16. Booz Allen Hamilton
  17. UPS
  18. Macy’s
  19. Northrop Grumman
  20. Bridgestone – Firestone
  21. JPMorgan Chase
  22. Kmart Corporation
  23. U.S. Army
  24. Lowe’s
  25. UnitedHealth Group
  26. Amedisys Home Health Services
  27. TD Bank
  28. Genesis Rehabilitation
  29. Marriott
  30. DaVita
  31. Fort Duncan
  32. HP
  33. UHS – Edinburg Regional
  34. Terminix
  35. Combined Insurance
  36. Snap-on Tools
  37. Hilton Hotels
  38. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  39. CARQUEST Auto Parts
  40. GE

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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