Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 10-18-10

Oct 18 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 10/18/10.

The business service, telecommunications, banking, hospitality, health care and retail and 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 10/18/10:

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

Banking continued hiring as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorganChase were heavy advertisers. Hospitality companies remained top hiring firms as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Applebee’s and Cracker Barrel continued heavy job advertisements.

Health care continues in a strong recruiting mode as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, Gentiva Health, DaVita, Genesis Healthcare, HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems and UnitedHealth were top job advertisers. Retail rounds out the top of the list as Macy’s, Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods, JCPenney, Murphy USA, Toys “R” Us and Lowe’s were in the top hiring firms.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies searched for the most job openings as of 10/18/10:

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

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

Job Openings Added This Week – 10/18/10:

The business service, telecommunications, transportation, hospitality, retail 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 10/18/10.

Business service led new hiring advertisements this week as IBM, ADP, Booz Allen, Deloitte, 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.

Transportation companies UPS and CR England were in the top firms adding advertisements this week. Hospitality firms were searching for new employees as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Hilton and Marriott added advertisements this week .

Retail was also hiring as JC Penney, Sears, Blockbuster, Kmart, Macy’s, Lowe’s and Carquest Auto Parts were in the top new advertisers this week. Health care rounded out the list as HCR ManorCare, HCA Health Services, Kaiser Permanente, Genesis Healthcare, Gentiva Health Services, Genzyme, DaVita and Kindred Health advertised for staff this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 10/18/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM
  2. Verizon Wireless
  3. UPS
  4. AT&T Interactive
  5. McDonald’s
  6. JCPenney
  7. HCR ManorCare
  8. HCA
  9. Sears
  10. Kaiser Permanente
  11. Wells Fargo
  12. Genesis HealthCare
  13. Starbucks
  14. Blockbuster
  15. Gentiva Health Services
  16. ADP
  17. Booz Allen Hamilton
  18. Kmart
  19. Deloitte
  20. T-Mobile
  21. Macy’s
  22. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  23. JPMorgan Chase
  24. Lowe’s
  25. HP
  26. Citi
  27. Microsoft
  28. CA State Personnel Board
  29. Terminix
  30. Genzyme
  31. DaVita
  32. Hilton Hotels
  33. Carquest Auto Parts
  34. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  35. Chrysler – Mopar
  36. Kindred Healthcare
  37. CR England
  38. Raytheon
  39. Marriott
  40. Snap-on Tools

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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