The following information was released by CareerCloud.
Hidden Jobs App, the free service from CareerCloud that tracks new hiring initiatives across the U.S. & Canada, has published its 3rd annual list of states with the most hidden job leads.
California, Ohio and Tennessee top the list.
Each day the site collects and organizes news articles, blog posts and press releases that specifically mention companies which have announced new plans to hire — typically because of reasons such as a new expansion, venture funding, seasonal needs or other growth spikes. Job seekers can get free alerts by email on a state by state basis. Most of the companies found through the site have yet to post these jobs online. So CareerCloud considers them ‘hidden.’
Hidden Jobs App has been tracking these leads since the spring of 2011. This year’s race saw California take the top spot. They had the most job leads in the past 90 days. Last year’s leader, Texas, dropped to fifth. The Midwest had two states in the top ten via Pennsylvania and Ohio. While California and Arizona represented western states. The South had the most states (6) in the leaderboard.
The types of jobs mentioned in the leads we found were most prevalent in the fields of manufacturing, retail and technology. The South and Midwest were especially strong in the creation of new manufacturing jobs.
“Don’t job hunt, company hunt,” says Chris Russell, founder of CareerCloud.com. “Find companies in your area that are growing and you will find opportunity.”
Editor’s note: at the time of publication, the following companies were listed with hidden jobs for California:
- California Department of Corrections
- Camping World Fresno
- Suning Commerce Group
- American Apparel
- Stockton Police
- Zipcar Sacramento
- BYD Company
- Amazon.com Moreno Valley
- Rachel Dunn Chocolates
- L.A. County Probation
- Business Wire
- Domino’s Pizza San Diego
- Genentech Inc.
- Pacific Gas and Electric
- Menlo Worldwide Logistics
- Apple iTunes Radio