Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 10-25-10

Oct 25 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 10/25/10.

The business service, telecommunications, health care, retail, transportation, banking and hospitality 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 10/25/10:

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

Health care continues in a strong recruiting mode as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, Gentiva Health, Brookdale Senior Living, DaVita, UnitedHealth, Genesis Healthcare, Amedisys Health Care and Apria Health Care were top job advertisers. Retail continued hiring as Sears, Kmart, Macy’s, Lowe’s, Toys “R” Us, JCPenney and Pilot were in the top hiring firms.

UPS started its holiday hiring season and hit the top 10 hiring firms this week. Banking continued hiring as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorganChase were heavy advertisers. Hospitality rounds out the top of the list as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Cracker Barrel, Hilton and Boston Market continued heavy job advertisements.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies searched for the most job openings as of 10/25/10:

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

  1. IBM
  2. AT&T
  3. HCR Manorcare
  4. Sears
  5. UPS
  6. Bank of America
  7. Pizza Hut
  8. Verizon
  9. Kaiser Permanente
  10. Deloitte
  11. Kmart
  12. Wells Fargo
  13. ADP
  14. Macy’s
  15. Gentiva Health Services
  16. Brookdale Senior Living
  17. Northrop Grumman
  18. JPMorgan Chase
  19. UnitedHealth Group
  20. Booz Allen Hamilton
  21. DaVita
  22. Genesis Healthcare
  23. Marriott
  24. Lowe’s
  25. Toys “R” Us
  26. SAIC
  27. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  28. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  29. JCPenney
  30. Microsoft
  31. Pilot Travel Centers
  32. Bridgestone – Firestone
  33. U.S. Army
  34. PDS Technical Services
  35. Amedisys Home Health Services
  36. Hilton Hotels
  37. Snap-on Tools
  38. Apria Healthcare
  39. Boston Market
  40. Raytheon

Job Openings Added This Week – 10/25/10:

The business service, health care, transportation, financial services and telecommunications 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 10/25/10.

Business service led new hiring advertisements this week as IBM, Deloitte, ADP, Booz Allen, SAIC and CSC were included in the top job advertisers this week. Health care was next as HCR ManorCare, UnitedHealth Group, Genesis Healthcare, HCA Health Services and DaVita advertised for staff this week.

UPS began its holiday hiring push and was third in new advertisements this week. Edward Jones joined the top 10 companies with new advertisements this week. Telecommunications was next as AT&T and Verizon were in the top firms adding advertisements for new hires this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 10/25/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM
  2. HCR ManorCare
  3. UPS
  4. Edward Jones
  5. AT&T
  6. Kmart Corporation
  7. Sears
  8. Wells Fargo
  9. Deloitte
  10. Ross Stores
  11. RadioShack
  12. GE Energy
  13. ADP
  14. Verizon
  15. Booz Allen Hamilton
  16. Lowe’s
  17. Bridgestone – Firestone
  18. Bank of America
  19. UnitedHealth Group
  20. Macy’s
  21. HCA
  22. Genesis Rehabilitation
  23. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  24. HP
  25. SAIC
  26. Snap-on Tools
  27. Ryder
  28. AMC Entertainment
  29. PepsiCo
  30. Navistar
  31. DaVita
  32. Chrysler – Mopar
  33. CARQUEST Auto Parts
  34. Hilton Hotels
  35. Bed Bath and Beyond
  36. Marriott
  37. Columbia University
  38. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  39. Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
  40. PDS Technical Services

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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