Metro Area Job Trend Report

January 2010

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

New York
Top 10 Hiring Companies 1. IBM 2. Ryder 3. JP Morgan Chase 4. Accenture 5. Wells Fargo 6. Bank of America 7. Blockbuster 8. PNC 9. Wyzant Tutoring 10. Deloitte Most Competitive Jobs 1. Producers and Directors 2. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3. Electricians 4. Proofreaders and Copywriters 5. Graphic Designers 6. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 7. Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 9. Interpreters and Translators 10. Art Directors Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 3. Biochemists and Biophysicists 4. Physical Therapist Aides 5. Physical Therapist Assistants 6. Aerospace Engineers 7. Occupational Therapists 8. Surgeons 9. Tellers 10. Massage Therapists

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January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Los Angeles
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • IBM • 24 Hour Fitness • Wells Fargo • Blockbuster • Bank of America • JP Morgan Chase • Kaiser Permanente • JCPenny • Providence Health & Services Most Competitive Jobs 1. Producers and Directors 2. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3. Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 4. Electricians 5. Graphic Designers 6. Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 7. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 8. Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 9. Drafters 10. Dental Hygienists
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Manicurists and Pedicurists 3. Cargo and Freight Agents 4. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 5. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 6. Massage Therapists 7. Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 8. Dentists, General 9. Surgical Technologists 10. Rehabilitation Counselors

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Chicago
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • IBM • JP Morgan Chase • Accenture • Blockbuster • JCPenny • Advocate Health Care Network • PNC • OfficeMax • Sears Holding Most Competitive Jobs 1. Graphic Designers 2. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3. Public Relation Specialists 4. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 5. Lawyers 6. Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 7. Office Clerks 8. Editors 9. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 10. Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Massage Therapists 3. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4. Physical Therapist Aides 5. Occupational Therapists 6. Rehabilitation Counselors 7. Speech-Language Pathologists 8. Physical Therapists 9. Tellers 10. Insurance Underwriters

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Philadelphia
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • PNC • Wells Fargo • National City Bank • IBM • Bayada Nurses • Wawa Beverage Company • JCPenny • Blockbuster • Merck & Co Most Competitive Jobs 1. Electricians 2. Graphic Designers 3. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 5. Writers and Authors 6. Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 7. Securities, Commodities, Financial Services Sales Agents 8. Financial Managers 9. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 10. Compensation and Benefits Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 3. Dentists 4. Occupational Therapists 5. Physical Therapist Assistants 6. Physical Therapists 7. Speech-Language Pathologists 8. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 9. Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 10. Tellers

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

San Francisco Bay Area
Top 10 Hiring Companies • IBM • Kaiser Permanente • Wells Fargo • 24 Hour Fitness • Ryder • Yahoo! • Cisco Systems • Ooyala • Google • Bank of America Most Competitive Jobs 1. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 2. Librarians 3. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4. Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 5. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 6. Art Directors 7. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 8. Editors 9. Lawyers 10. Financial Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Manicurists and Pedicurists 2. Couriers and Messengers 3. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 5. Massage Therapists 6. Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 7. Telemarketers 8. Physical Therapists 9. Insurance Sales Agents 10. Physical Therapist Assistants

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Boston
Top 10 Hiring Companies • IBM • Winter, Wyman Companies • Ryder • Brigham and Women's Hospital • Liberty Mutual Group • EMC • Bank of America • Massachusetts General Hospital • Blockbuster • Kindred Healthcare Most Competitive Jobs 1. Carpenters 2. Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 3. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 4. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 5. Lawyers 6. Electricians 7. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 8. Graphic Designers 9. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 10. Public Relation Specialists
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Protective Service Workers, All Other 2. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 3. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 5. Barbers 6. Rehabilitation Counselors 7. Physical Therapists 8. Massage Therapists 9. Manicurists and Pedicurists 10. Telemarketers

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Dallas-Fort Worth
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • Children's Medical Center • HCA Healthcare • Blockbuster • Baylor Health Care System • JP Morgan Chase • Baylor Health • Bank of America • JCPenny • Wells Fargo Most Competitive Jobs 1. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 3. Public Relation Specialists 4. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5. Graphic Designers 6. Financial Managers 7. First-Line Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Wkrs 8. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9. Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 10. Training and Development Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Occupational Therapists 2. Electrical and Electronics Drafters 3. Physical Therapists 4. Rehabilitation Counselors 5. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 6. Telemarketers 7. Speech-Language Pathologists 8. Registered Nurses 9. Health Technologists and Technicians 10. Surgical Technologists

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Miami-Fort Lauderdale
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Miami Dade College • Ryder • Broward Health • Blockbuster • Wells Fargo • IBM • Marriott • JCPenny • Tenet Healthcare • JP Morgan Chase Most Competitive Jobs 1. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2. Public Relation Specialists 3. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4. Graphic Designers 5. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 6. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 7. Financial Managers 8. Lawyers 9. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 10. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Machinists 2. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4. Massage Therapists 5. Dental Assistants 6. Physical Therapist Assistants 7. Speech-Language Pathologists 8. Telemarketers 9. Health Technologists and Technicians

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Houston
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • Wells Fargo • JP Morgan Chase • Blockbuster • HCA Healthcare • JCPenny • Blockbuster • University of Texas Medical Branch • IBM • Spring Branch Medical Center Most Competitive Jobs 1. Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2. Graphic Designers 3. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5. Lawyers 6. Public Relations Specialists 7. Human Resources Assistants 8. Chemist 9. Civil Engineers 10. Financial Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Massage Therapists 2. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3. Rehabilitation Counselors 4. Occupational Therapists 5. Speech-Language Pathologists 6. Physical Therapist Assistants/Aides 7. Physical Therapists 8. Registered Nurses 9. Personal Financial Advisors 10. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Detroit
Top Hiring Companies • Ryder • IBM • Blockbuster • Rapid Global Business Solutions • Detroit Medical Center
Note: Other companies in Detroit did not make the jobs count criteria used to pull this list of top 10.

Most Competitive Jobs 1. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 3. Office Clerks, General 4. Graphic Designers 5. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 6. Financial Managers 7. Accountants and Auditors 8. Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 9. Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 10. Human Resources Assistants
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Manicurists and Pedicurists 2. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3. Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 4. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 5. Massage Therapists 6. Baggage Porters and Bellhops 7. Materials Engineers 8. Loan Officers 9. Physical Therapists 10. Occupational Therapists

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Atlanta
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Ryder • IBM • Blockbuster • Home Depot • Amedisys Home Health Services • Time Warner • WellStar Health System • Wells Fargo • SunTrust Banks • KFC Most Competitive Jobs 1. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 3. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4. Public Relation Specialists 5. Graphic Designers 6. Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 7. Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 8. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 9. Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 10. First-Line Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Physical Therapists 3. Occupational Therapists 4. Rehabilitation Counselors 5. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 6. Physical Therapist Assistants 7. Speech-Language Pathologists 8. Physical Therapist Aides 9. Registered Nurses 10. Computer Hardware Engineers

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Washington D.C.
Top 10 Hiring Companies • IBM • Ryder • CACI International • General Dynamics • Capital One • SAIC • Booz Allen Hamilton • PNC • Home Depot • Deloitte Most Competitive Jobs 1. Producers and Directors 2. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3. Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 4. Detectives and Criminal Investigators 5. Graphic Designers 6. Interior Designers 7. Chemists 8. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 9. Lawyers 10. Construction and Building Inspectors
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 3. Biomedical Engineers 4. Occupational Therapists 5. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 6. Telemarketers 7. Physical Therapist Assistants 8. Speech-Language Pathologists 9. Health Technologists and Technicians 10. Physical Therapists

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Seattle
Top 10 Hiring Companies • Microsoft • Multicare Health System • Starbucks • Wells Fargo • Amazon.com • Ryder • Franciscan Health Systems • Providence Health & Services • Blockbuster • St. Catherine Hospital Most Competitive Jobs 1. Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 2. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 4. Electricians 5. Financial Managers 6. First-Line Mgrs of Construction Trades and Extraction Wks 7. Public Relations Specialists 8. Fire Fighters 9. Graphic Designers 10. Lawyers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Financial Specialists 2. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 3. Pest Control Workers 4. Respiratory Therapists 5. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 6. Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other 7. Tellers 8. Occupational Therapists 9. Registered Nurses 10. Physical Therapists

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Phoenix
Top Hiring Companies • Wells Fargo • Blockbuster • JP Morgan Chase • Banner Health • Ryder • IBM • Bank of America • Marriott • JCPenny

Most Competitive Jobs 1. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2. Electricians 3. Graphic Designers 4. Financial Managers 5. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 6. Healthcare Support Workers 7. Training and Development Managers 8. Personal and Home Care Aides 9. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 10. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Food Servers 2. Manicurists and Pedicurists 3. Health Technologists and Technicians 4. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 5. Occupational Therapists 6. Production Workers 7. Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 8. Telemarketers 9. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 10. Insurance Sales Agents

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

January 2010 Metro Area Job Trend Report

Minneapolis
Top 10 Hiring Companies • UnitedHealth Group • Ryder • Wells Fargo • 3M • Allina Health System • IBM • Target • Allina Hospitals & Clinics • JCPenny • Medtronic Most Competitive Jobs 1. Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 2. Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 3. Graphic Designers 4. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 5. Public Relations Specialists 6. Lawyers 7. Writers and Authors 8. Radiologic Technologists and Technicians 9. Accountants and Auditors 10. Financial Managers
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Least Competitive Jobs 1. Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2. Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 3. Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer 4. Demonstrators and Product Promoters 5. Psychiatrists 6. Insurance Sales Agents 7. Pharmacy Technicians 8. Insurance Underwriters 9. Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 10. Speech-Language Pathologists

*Results based on statistical approximations // ©2010 Simply Hired, Inc. Simply Hired is a registered trademark of Simply Hired, Inc. // www.SimplyHired.com

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