Source: NorthFulton.com

Alpharetta employers hiring at steady pace

November 20, 2012

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Alpharetta’s job market continues to favor those seeking employment.

In November, top employers posted over 800 openings to their career websites.

Topping the list is Verizon with Alpharetta-area job openings in both their wireless and residential divisions.

Those with software development backgrounds shouldn’t overlook Infor.

The privately held software conglomerate has openings in their Milton and Alpharetta locations.

Healthcare and insurance firms continue to seek new employees.

HP’s Windward campus seems to have ramped down their brisk hiring from 2011.

How does this report work?

I query the career websites of scores of Alpharetta-area employers and tally up the number of openings. This report was gathered on Nov. 13. All attempts are made to maintain accuracy, but errors are possible.

What do the numbers show?

There are over 800 advertised positions, mainly in information technology, healthcare and insurance. The degree to which employers are filling these positions is tough to measure. These could be open requisitions that are just sitting out there. Or on the other hand, firms may have interviews scheduled all day to fill these spots.

S. Lee Guy is a Roots in Alpharetta blogger. His work can be found at www.rootsinalpharetta.com and www.northfulton.com.