Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 11-1-10

Nov 1 2010 in Employment Economy, Featured, 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 11/1/10.

The business service, hospitality, telecommunications, health care, transportation, banking and retail 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 11/1/10:

Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Deloitte, ADP, Booz Allen, CSC and SAIC were actively staffing. Hospitality was next as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Cracker Barrel and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements.

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

UPS continued its holiday hiring season and remained on the top 10 hiring firms. Banking continued hiring as Bank of America, JPMorganChase and Wells Fargo were heavy advertisers. Retail rounds out the top of the list as Sears, Macy’s, Kmart, JCPenney, Lowe’s, Toys “R” Us, Pilot and RadioShack 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 11/1/10:

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

  1. IBM 69,518
  2. Pizza Hut (39624)
  3. AT&T Interactive (20103)
  4. HCR ManorCare (16373)
  5. Verizon Wireless (14039)
  6. UPS (13692)
  7. Bank of America Corp. (12907)
  8. Sears, Roebuck and Co. (12594)
  9. Macy’s (11585)
  10. Kmart (11254)
  11. Northrop Grumman (11053)
  12. Life Time Fitness (9928)
  13. Kaiser Permanente (9769)
  14. Deloitte (9369)
  15. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (9046)
  16. Gentiva Health Services (8401)
  17. ADP, Inc. (8156)
  18. JPMorgan Chase (7031)
  19. UnitedHealth Group (6288)
  20. Booz Allen Hamilton (5635)
  21. Wells Fargo (5605)
  22. DaVita 5,082
  23. Genesis Healthcare 4,702
  24. HCA Healthcare 4,282
  25. HP 4,065
  26. Marriott 4,023
  27. Community Health Systems 3,689
  28. JCPenney 3,265
  29. Lowe’s 3,262
  30. SAIC 3,179
  31. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) 2,665
  32. Toys “R” Us 2,386
  33. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 2,153
  34. Pilot Travel Centers 1,891
  35. Microsoft 1,860
  36. RadioShack 1,730
  37. PDS Technical Services 1,340
  38. U.S. Army (1538)
  39. Apria Healthcare 1,220
  40. Hilton Hotels 1,214

Job Openings Added This Week – 11/1/10:

The business service, hospitality, telecommunications, retail, banking, defense and transportation 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 11/1/10.

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. Hospitality was next as Pizza Hut, Marriott, Friendly’s and Hilton advertised for jobs this week.

Telecommunications advertised for new positions as AT&T and Verizon were in the top firms adding advertisements for new hires this week. Retail continued holiday hiring as Macy’s, Lowe’s, and Carquest Auto Parts were searching for employees this week.

Banking continued staffing as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase added advertisements this week. Defense was in the top companies adding advertisements this week as Northrup Grumman looked for workers.

UPS continued its holiday hiring push and was in the top 10 companies with new advertisements this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 11/1/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. IBM (28172)
  2. Pizza Hut (27000)
  3. AT&T (10219)
  4. Macy’s (6732)
  5. Verizon Wireless (6492)
  6. Bank of America Corp. (5881)
  7. Northrup Grumman (4610)
  8. UPS (4301)
  9. Marriott International (4247)
  10. Wells Fargo Bank (3927)
  11. Microsoft (3603)
  12. HCR ManorCare (3533)
  13. GE Technology Infrastructure (3427)
  14. UnitedHealth Group (3384)
  15. GE (3104)
  16. ADP, Inc. (3008)
  17. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (2992)
  18. Lowe’s 2,949
  19. Booz Allen Hamilton (2822)
  20. JPMorgan Chase (1959)
  21. Friendly’s 1,391
  22. Genesis Rehabilitation 994
  23. Aarons 941
  24. RAC 939
  25. Deloitte 911
  26. Hertz 861
  27. Aflac (580)
  28. Chrysler – Mopar (554)
  29. Navistar (478)
  30. CARQUEST Auto Parts 379
  31. PDS Technical Services 356
  32. Hilton Hotels 351
  33. URS Corporation (350)
  34. Kaiser Permanente 315
  35. Snap-on Tools (300)
  36. WellStar Health System 292
  37. Kindred Healthcare (287)
  38. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) 270
  39. Terminix 235
  40. Century 21 Real Estate… (219)

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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