Who’s Hiring – Top employers week of 2-14-11

Feb 14 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 2/14/11.

The hospitality, retail, business service, banking, and health care verticals were 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 2/14/11:

Hospitality led hiring companies as Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Marriott continued heavy job advertisements. Retail was hiring as Staples, Advance Auto Parts, Home Depot, Petco, Macy’s, Blockbuster, Sears, Lowe’s, Pilot/Flying J, Toys”R”Us and Food Lion continued to build staff after Valentine’s Day.

Banking was next as JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Citi were heavy advertisers. Business Service continued to hire as Deloitte, IBM, SAIC, CSC and E & Y were actively staffing.

Health care rounded out the top of the list as HCA Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group, HCR ManorCare, Community Health Systems, Direct Therapy and DaVita 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 2/14/11:

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

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

Job Openings Added This Week – 2/14/11:

The hospitality, retail, health care, banking and telecommunication 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 2/14/11.

Hospitality led new hiring firms as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Marriott, Friendly’s and Hilton placed new advertisements this week. Retail was next this week as Home Depot, Blockbuster, West Marine, Macy’s, Jos. A. Bank, Lowe’s, Pilot/Flying J, Ulta and Walmart added job advertisements this week.

Health Care added new jobs as HCA, Kaiser Permanente, HCR ManorCare, UnitedHealth Group, Genesis rehabilitation and DaVita placed job ads this week. Banking added job advertisements this week as JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citi and Bank of America were staffing.

Telecommunications advertised for new positions as AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon advertised for jobs this week.

Job Openings added this week by direct advertisers – Week of 2/14/11 (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):

  1. McDonald’s
  2. Home Depot
  3. HCA
  4. JPMorgan Chase
  5. Starbucks
  6. Blockbuster Inc.
  7. West Marine
  8. Wells Fargo
  9. AT&T
  10. Macy’s
  11. Deloitte
  12. Kaiser Permanente
  13. HP
  14. Enterprise Rental Car
  15. Citi
  16. JoS. A. Bank
  17. Lowe’s
  18. Lampe Companies
  19. IBM
  20. Pilot/Flying J
  21. T-Mobile Retail
  22. Verizon Wireless.
  23. Northrop Grumman
  24. ADP
  25. HCR Manorcare
  26. UnitedHealth Group
  27. Bank of America
  28. Ulta
  29. Genesis Rehabilitation
  30. Marriott
  31. United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  32. Friendly’s
  33. Waste Management
  34. DaVita
  35. Walmart
  36. Navistar
  37. Combined Insurance
  38. Hilton Worldwide
  39. Chrysler – Mopar
  40. Snap-on Tools

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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