Who’s Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity. 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: The Restaurant, Retail, Telecommunications, Defense, Health Care, and Banking verticals continue as the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.
Retail hiring kicked it into high gear, in preparation for the holiday season, with Sears, Kmart, Macy’s and Radio Shack leading the list. Northrop, Raytheon, & General Dynamics led Defense hiring. Top hiring financial institutions included JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Citi made this week’s list. No surprise that Healthcare hiring remained strong.
Other interesting top hiring companies included consulting firm Booz Allen, and hotels Hilton & Marriott. Century 21 hiring increased, and remained on the top hiring company list. UPS is staffing up for the holidays, making its first appearance on the list.
Based on surveys of US job advertisements in the top job board aggregators, the following companies added the most job openings:
Total Job Openings by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):
1. McDonald’s Corporation 2. AT&T 3. Sears, Roebuck and Co. 4. Kmart Corporation 5. Northrop Grumman 6. Verizon Wireless 7. Raytheon 8. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC 9. General Dynamics – IT 10. JPMorgan Chase 11. Macy’s 12. Booz Allen Hamilton 13. UnitedHealth Group 14. RadioShack 15. UPS Packaging 16. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 17. Quest Diagnostics 18. Kindred Healthcare 19. Hilton Hotels 20. Terminix 21. Amedisys Home Health 22. Century 21 Real Estate 23. Morgan Stanley Smith 24. Marriott 25. George S. May 26. ACS 27. PSA Healthcare 28. Aegis Therapies 29. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey 30. Citi
Job Openings Added This Week:
The Telecommunication, Restaurant, Defense, Shipping, and Hospitality verticals are the top industries currently hiring based on a survey of active job advertisements from the nations’ top job boards.
Financial services companies continue to expand with Scottrade continuing heavy hiring, joined by TD Bank. Real Estate company Century 21 also joined the top companies hiring this week. Of course, Sears, Toys”R”Us, Macy’s, UPS, and RadioShack are preparing for the holiday rush. Take Care Health (Walgreens in-store clinics) are adding staff, getting ready to give all those flu shots.
Job Openings Added this week by direct advertisers (Recruiters & Staffing Companies not included):
1. AT&T 2. McDonald’s 3. Sears, Roebuck and Co 4. Northrop Grumman 5. Toys”R”Us 6. Macy’s 7. UPS 8. Verizon Wireless 9. General Dynamics Information Technology 10. RadioShack 11. Raytheon 12. Hilton Hotels Corporation 13. Deloitte 14. Flextronics 15. Apex Systems 16. Genesis Healthcare 17. UnitedHealth Group 18. Quest Diagnostics 19. Century 21 Real Estate 20. Kindred Healthcare 21. Scottrade 22. George S. May 23. HEALTHSOUTH 24. TD Bank 25. TruGreen 26. Affiliated Computer Services 27. Medassurant 28. Take Care Health Systems 29. ACS
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