Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 11-16-10

Nov 15 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 11/16/10.

The business service, retail, telecommunications, hospitality, transportation, banking and health care 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 11/16/10:

Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Deloitte, SAIC, CSC and Ernst & Young were actively staffing. Retail was next as Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Macy’s, Kmart, Safeway, Lowe’s, Toys “R” Us, RadioShack and Target Mobile by Kiosk were gearing up for the holidays.

Telecommunications was hiring with AT&T and Verizon still staffing actively. Hospitality continued recruiting as Starbucks, Marriott, Cracker Barrel and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements.

Transportation company UPS also continued its holiday hiring season and remained in the top 10 hiring firms. Banking was still staffing as Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo were big advertisers.

Health care rounds out the top of the list as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, Gentiva Health, UnitedHealth, DaVita, HCA Healthcare, Genesis Healthcare, Community Health Systems, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Apria Health Care and Amedisys Home Health were top job advertisers.

Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies searched for the most job openings as of 11/16/10:

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

  1. IBM
  2. Advance Auto Parts
  3. AT&T
  4. Starbucks
  5. UPS
  6. Bank of America
  7. JPMorgan Chase
  8. Verizon Wireless
  9. HCR ManorCare
  10. Kaiser Permanente
  11. Deloitte
  12. Sears
  13. Wells Fargo
  14. Northrop Grumman
  15. Macy’s
  16. Gentiva
  17. Kmart
  18. UnitedHealth Group
  19. Safeway
  20. DaVita
  21. HCA Healthcare
  22. Genesis Healthcare
  23. HP
  24. Marriott
  25. SAIC
  26. Community Health Systems
  27. Sibley Memorial Hospital
  28. Lowe’s
  29. Toys “R” Us
  30. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  31. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  32. RadioShack
  33. Apria Healthcare
  34. Ernst & Young LLP
  35. Hilton Hotels
  36. PDS Technical Services
  37. Chrysler – Mopar
  38. Amedisys Home Health Services
  39. Target Mobile By Kiosk
  40. Snap-on Tools

Job Openings Added This Week – 11/16/10:

The retail, business service, transportation, telecommunications 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 11/16/10.

Retail led new hiring advertisements as Advance Auto Parts, Safeway, JC Penney’s, Triple Point, Sears, Macy’s, Murphy USA, Lowe’s, Chico’s Fashions, RadioShack, Walmart and CVS/Caremark continued holiday hiring this week. Business service was next as IBM, SAIC, Deloitte, Booz Allen, ADP and ACS were included in the week’s top new job ads.

UPS continued its holiday hiring push and was in the top 10 companies with new advertisements this week. Telecommunications advertised for new positions as AT&T and Verizon were in the week’s top new ads.

Banking continued staffing as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase also added advertisements this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 11/16/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. Advance Auto Parts
  2. IBM
  3. Safeway
  4. UPS
  5. AT&T
  6. Verizon Wireless
  7. JCPenney
  8. Triple Point
  9. Bank of America
  10. Wells Fargo
  11. Sears
  12. SAIC
  13. HCR ManorCare
  14. Deloitte
  15. Gentiva
  16. Sibley Memorial Hospital
  17. Long John Silvers
  18. Macy’s Inc.
  19. JPMorgan Chase
  20. General Dynamics
  21. Booz Allen Hamilton
  22. ADP
  23. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  24. Genesis Rehabilitation
  25. Kaiser Permanente
  26. HP
  27. Murphy USA
  28. Lowe’s
  29. UnitedHealth Group
  30. Chico’s Fashions
  31. Marriott
  32. Chrysler – Mopar
  33. Cintas
  34. Affiliated Computer Services (ACS)
  35. RadioShack
  36. Terminix
  37. Hilton Hotels
  38. Walmart
  39. Raytheon
  40. CVS Caremark

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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