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Who’s Hiring in Tech? 2009 Numbers So Far

It may be dismal economic times, but some companies are continuing to make new hires in tech and new media. That’s what we track on our Jobwire site and below you’ll find aggregate hiring numbers for the first 6 weeks of the new year.

We last covered aggregate stats in the middle of December and the new numbers are similar to what we saw then. IT and software companies are hiring more than anyone else, but marketing firms are now hiring more than publishing and social media companies, a switch since our last report.

January – Feb. 16th 2009 Hires in Tech and New Media

Total reported: 239 Source:


The “Other” category includes the long tail of “hard to categorize” companies, like government hires, health care tech and gaming. Who are all these companies and people hired? You can see the lists at these links:
Social Media/Social Networking/Publishing
All new hires

We didn’t break out hires by job title for this report but we did when we reported hiring numbers in November and December. Just for interest, here’s those numbers from that report.

Have you made a new hire recently, or just been hired in a tech or new media position or company? Fill out our submission form and let us know.

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