10 Big Companies With BIG Hiring Plans
From The Street: 10 big companies that have announced big plans to hire:
1. Boeing: The airplane maker plans to build a new facility in South Carolina and hire as many as 150 employees for the new site. There are more than 400 open positions on the company's Web site. If the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force's next aerial refueling aircraft, the company could add as many as 7,500 jobs in Kansas.
2. JPMorgan Chase: CEO Jamie Dimon said in a statement the company plans to add almost 9,000 jobs in the U.S. The company's Web site lists more than 5,000 job openings.
3. Intel will aim to add more college graduates as part of the Invest in America Alliance. There are more than 700 open positions in the U.S. on Intel's career Web site.
4. Nationwide Financial Services said it plans to fill approximately 1,400 open positions across the country. This is an increase from last year at this time, when there were 600 open positions at the company.
5. Ford is shifting some work typically done by suppliers in Mexico to the U.S. The carmaker plans to spend $135 million to design and produce hybrid-electric vehicles. Ford plans to hire more than 50 engineers and add 170 more jobs transmission plants in Michigan.
6. IBM announaced plans to open a new technology service center in Columbia, Mo. The opening of this new service center would create as many as 800 technical jobs. Job hunters can also find almost 2,000 open positions posted on IBM's Web site in a wide range of categories, including technical, management, research and sales.
7. Google hired more than 800 people during the first quarter, bringing the company's headcount to 20,621, up from 19,835 in December. And the search giant doesn't plan to stop. Google has announced plans to bring on 2,000 more employees this year.
8. General Motors. Since last July, the company has restored or created more than 9,100 jobs in the U.S. and Canada. GM's career Web site has more than 100 jobs listed, but the company plans to create or retain 1,600 jobs by adding new plants in New York, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. These factories will build fuel-efficient cars and trucks.
9. GE recently announced plans to add 1,300 jobs in Michigan during the next five years. The company recently opened a new facility in Wayne County, Mich., and hired 220 people for the site. There are more than 2,000 job openings on the company's career site. As a member of the Invest in America Alliance, GE has also committed to doubling the number of recent graduates it hires this year.
10. Morgan Stanley plans to add at least 50 employees in Charlotte, N.C. Spokesman Along with the 50 open jobs in Charlotte, Morgan Stanley's Web site lists more than 1,000 open positions nationwide, as well as almost a 1,000 open jobs outside the U.S. Most of the positions are in accounting, operations and wealth management.
HT: Steve Bartin