Every day, WANTED's web spiders crawl through employment websites, capturing new job ads. Our proprietary technology removes duplicates, normalizes critical analytical components, appends established third party data elements, and organizes the lot in a robust data warehouse.
By mining the 4+ years of data accessible through Analytics 2.0, WANTED can detect when companies increase their Hiring Demand. Using statistical techniques, the Gazelles Peport lists and details company's with spikes or upward trends in their levels of recruitment advertising. Every week, we feature five companies appearing in the Gazelles Report.
Smithfield Foods (NYSE:SFD) was a top gainer on Friday October 9th. Since May, it has been steadily building up its delivery fleet by advertising for "Motor Vehicle Operators". Smithfield Foods posted 10 such jobs in April, but 44 in September. Its stock price has closely followed its hiring levels with a correlation of 0.61 in the past year. Smithfield Foods is a Fortune 1000 corporation with over 14 billion in annual revenues.