Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 12-6-10

Dec 6 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 12/6/10.

The business service, hospitality, retail, transportation, health care, telecommunications 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 12/6/10:

Business Service firms led hiring companies as IBM, Deloitte, SAIC, CSC and Ernst & Young were actively staffing. Hospitality was next as Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Marriott and Hilton continued heavy job advertisements.

Retail was hiring as Advance Auto Parts, Sears, Kmart, Macy’s, Lowe’s, Toys “R” Us and Walmart were gearing up for the holidays. Transportation company UPS also continued its holiday hiring season and remained in the top 10 hiring firms.

Health care continued staffing as HCR ManorCare, Kaiser Permanente, Gentiva Health, DaVita, UnitedHealth Group, Genesis Healthcare, HCA Healthcare, Community Health Systems, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Apria Healthcare and Amedisys Home Health were top job advertisers.

Telecommunications was hiring with AT&T and Verizon still staffing actively. Banking rounds out the top of the list as Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo were heavy 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 12/6/10:

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

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

Job Openings Added This Week – 12/6/10:

The hospitality, business service, transportation, health care, 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 12/6/10.

Hospitality led new hiring firms adding advertisements this week as Pizza Hut, Starbucks and McCormick & Schmick’s were staffing. Business service firms IBM, ADP, Deloitte, SAIC and Ernst & Young were included in the top employers adding job advertisements this week.

Transportation remained in the top 10 as UPS continued its holiday hiring push adding new advertisements this week. Health care added job advertisements as HCR Manorcare, HCA Healthcare, Gentiva Healthcare, UnitedHealth, DaVita and Genesis Healthcare were staffing.

Telecommunications advertised for new positions as AT&T and Verizon advertised for jobs this week. Banking continued staffing as Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and TD Bank added advertisements this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 12/6/10 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. Pizza Hut
  2. Starbucks
  3. IBM
  4. UPS
  5. HCR ManorCare
  6. AT&T
  7. Verizon Wireless.
  8. Wells Fargo
  9. ADP
  10. McCormick & Schmick’s
  11. HCA Healthcare
  12. Gentiva
  13. Sears
  14. L-3 Communications
  15. Macy’s
  16. Northrop Grumman
  17. Deloitte
  18. JPMorgan Chase
  19. La Petite Academy
  20. Bank of America
  21. Lowe’s
  22. SAIC
  23. Ernst & Young
  24. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  25. UnitedHealth Group
  26. HP
  27. Chrysler – Mopar
  28. Oracle
  29. DaVita
  30. Chico’s Fashions
  31. Genesis Rehabilitation
  32. RAC
  33. Aflac
  34. CIA
  35. Terminix
  36. Combined Insurance
  37. Snap-on Tools
  38. Walmart
  40. TD Bank

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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