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US Companies Hiring the Most Employees in 2011

Home Depot and McDonald's lead the way
By Ashley Allen,  Newser User
Posted Apr 8, 2011 9:18 AM CDT Posted Apr 8, 2011 9:18 AM CDT
Promoted on Newser Apr 8, 2011 4:00 PM CDT

(User Submitted) – Most recessions end as small companies regain the capital needed to hire small numbers of workers at a time. That will most likely not happen this time around, however, because smaller companies have little capital and banks are hesitant to give out loans, reports 24/7 Wall Street. So which large companies plan to hire this year?

  1. Home Depot: 60,000 employees. Although the housing market has yet to fully recover, the chain plans to add 60,000 seasonal workers.
  2. McDonald's: 50,000 employees. McDonald's same-store sales have been on the rise. These gains could mean jobs for 50,000.
Click to read the rest of the Top 10, which includes Lowe's and Ford. (Read more economy stories.)

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