Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 2-7-11

Feb 7 2011 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 2/7/11.

The hospitality, business service, retail, health care, telecommunications and banking verticals 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 2/7/11:

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

Retail was hiring as Staples, Advance Auto Parts, Home Depot, Petco, Ross Stores, Kmart, Macy’s, Lowe’s, Toys”R”Us and Sears continued to build staff long after the holidays are over. Health care was hiring as Kaiser Permanente, HCA Healthcare, DaVita, UnitedHealth Group, Genesis Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, Community Health Systems, Gentiva, Direct Therapy and Apria Healthcare were top job advertisers.

Telecommunications continues building as AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are 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 2/7/11:

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

  1. Pizza Hut
  2. IBM
  3. Staples
  4. Advance Auto Parts
  5. Kaiser Permanente
  6. Starbucks
  7. AT&T
  8. Bank Of America
  9. JPMorgan Chase
  10. Deloitte
  11. T-Mobile
  12. Home Depot
  13. HCA
  14. PETCO
  15. HP
  16. SAIC
  17. Ross Stores
  18. Northrop Grumman
  19. DaVita
  20. Kmart
  21. Macy’s
  22. Verizon Wireless
  23. Wells Fargo
  24. ADP
  25. UnitedHealth Group
  26. Genesis Healthcare
  27. HCR Manorcare
  28. Marriott
  29. Lowe’s
  30. Community Health Systems
  31. Gentiva
  32. Microsoft
  33. Direct Therapy
  34. Toys “R” Us
  35. Apria Healthcare
  36. Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)
  37. Chrysler – Mopar
  38. Dell
  39. Sears
  40. Ernst & Young

Job Openings Added This Week – 2/7/11:

The hospitality, retail, business service, 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 2/7/11.

Hospitality led new hiring firms as Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Marriott and Hyatt placed new advertisements this week. Retail was next this week as Staples, Lowe’s, Amazon, Macy’s, OfficeMax and Sears were included in the top employers adding job advertisements this week.

Business service firms IBM, ADP, Deloitte, E & Y and SAIC all placed new job ads. Telecommunications advertised for new positions as AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon advertised for jobs this week.

Banking added job advertisements this week as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citi and JPMorgan Chase were staffing.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 2/7/11 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. Pizza Hut
  2. Starbucks
  3. Staples
  4. IBM
  5. Lowe’s
  6. AT&T
  7. Bank of America
  8. Wells Fargo
  9. ADP
  10. HCA
  11. Citi
  12. Kaiser Permanente
  13. Amazon
  14. ADP
  15. JPMorgan Chase
  16. Northrup Grumman
  17. T-Mobile
  18. Macy’s
  19. Deloitte
  20. Gentiva Health Services, Inc.
  21. Lampe Companies
  22. OfficeMax
  23. Raytheon
  24. Marriott
  25. Verizon Wireless
  26. Gentiva Health Services
  27. UnitedHealth Group
  28. Hair Cuttery
  29. PDS Technical Services
  30. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  31. Genesis Rehabilitation
  32. Ernst & Young
  33. Microsoft
  34. U.S. Army
  35. HCR Manorcare
  36. CIA
  37. SAIC
  38. Sears
  39. New York Presbyterian Hospital
  40. Hilton

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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