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Yes, Dorothy… Firms ARE Still Hiring | January 23, 2009

CNN/Fortune has a new article today highlighting 20 companies that have at least 350 job openings. The list is heavy with familiar names: Google, Genentech, Edward Jones, Whole Foods, Accenture and Booz Allen amongst others.

Interestingly enough, Micrsoft, who just laid off 5,000 employees yesterday, and whose stock continues to drop as analysts wonder if 5,000 is enough, makes the list. What’s going on there? According to the report, Microsoft is “still looking for software design engineers, financial analysts, human resources, administrative and marketing and sales talent, particularly in online ad sales.” If you’re looking for something in one of those fields, might be a good time to check Microsoft out.


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1 Comment »

  1. Google is also laying off and heavily ‘restructuring’ …


    Comment by Gilmour Poincaree — January 23, 2009 @ 5:40 pm

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