Fortune's Best Companies -- Who's Hiring The Most?

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AdobeThese 25 companies have at least 700 openings each, totaling more than 56,000 available jobs. What are they looking for? Here are excerpts from our conversations with their recruiters.

Check out the top ten companies from Fortune's list hiring in the gallery below, and read the full list of 25 on CNNMoney.

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10. PricewaterhouseCoopers

2012 Best Companies rank: 48
Current openings: 2,200

What they're looking for
Opportunities are available in assurance, advisory and tax for everyone from interns to senior managers and directors.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has approximately 900 open senior associate positions across its tax, assurance and advisory practices.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
In addition to having the necessary technical skills, it's important to possess the ability to confidently communicate those skills and talent. What I tell students on campus is that I look for people who have developed their '4 Q's' -- IQ, EQ (emotional quotient), CQ (culture quotient, or the ability to interact with people from different backgrounds), and most important of all -- PQ -- the passion quotient. -- Bob Moritz, U.S. Chairman and Senior Partner

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9. Intel

2012 Best Companies rank: 46
Current openings: 1,200*

What they're looking for
Positions are available in engineering, manufacturing, finance, marketing, and sales.

Job title with the largest number of openings
Engineering positions have the largest number of openings, with about 600 positions available in the U.S. Specifically, the company is looking for engineers in the areas of software, hardware, manufacturing and smart phone/tablet architectures.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
We take notice when an applicant shows sincere interest in a particular position and shows us that they've done research about Intel. Knowing that they're passionate about technology and that they want to make a difference in their next role definitely helps. We also look for candidates with behavioral characteristics that extend beyond their specific educational training. -- Cindi Harper, Greater Americas Staffing Manager

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8. Adobe

2012 Best Companies rank: 41
Current openings: 800*

What they're looking for
Positions are available in engineering, sales, and marketing.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has more than 250 sales and engineering positions available.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
It's an exciting time at Adobe as our business transforms. We hire employees who exhibit our core values, people who are genuine and exceptional. We want candidates to share some of the biggest failures that have shaped who they are as a leader because we celebrate failures as defining moments in an employee's professional development. -- Jeff Vijungco, VP of Global Talent Acquisition

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7. Whole Foods Market

2012 Best Companies rank: 32
Current openings: 1,000

What they're looking for
Positions in stores are available at every level. Other areas with open positions include regional offices, accounting, IT, HR, and purchasing.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has approximately 50 positions available for associate team leader.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
`We hire for attitude and train for skill' is our mantra. If we can find applicants who have strong customer service skills and high energy, and are enthusiastic about the organic and natural foods industry (and who love food), then they are a fit for us. We can train on the other skills later. -- Janet Lapaire, CHRP, Team Member Services Coordinator Whole Foods Market, Pacific Northwest Region

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6. Qualcomm

2012 Best Companies rank: 23
Current openings: 1,000*

What they're looking for
Positions are available in engineering, information systems & technology, research & development, and advanced display technology

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has more than 50 positions available for embedded software engineers

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
Qualcomm is just starting to scratch the surface of what's possible in the wireless industry. We're looking for people to join our teams who can contribute and really push the boundaries in wireless. What we look for in an ideal job candidate: passion for technology and innovation, drive to solve complex challenges, ability to be inventive and think beyond the job description. And, of course, the basic technical skills for the position at hand. -- Jon Davis, recruiting manager

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5. Chesapeake Energy

2012 Best Companies rank: 18
Current openings: 900

What they're looking for
Chesapeake is searching for both corporate and field positions company-wide. For the field, the company is looking for truck drivers, mechanics, pumpers, equipment operators, and environmental health & safety representatives. On the corporate side, positions are available for candidates with expertise in engineering, geosciences, land/legal, information technology, human resources, and accounting/finance.

Job title with the largest number of openings
For 2012, the company plans to hire at least 500 truck drivers.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
A strong work ethic will get you far at Chesapeake. We look for individuals that are team players, disciplined, and dedicated. This is a company that helps people reach their highest potential if they're willing to learn. Additionally, they need to know that they are committing to join a passionate movement toward energy independence by creating a future that runs on America's own abundant supplies of natural gas and oil. -- Kip Welch, director of recruitment

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4. Edward Jones

2012 Best Companies rank: 5
Current openings: 1,515

What they're looking for
Positions are available for financial advisors, branch office administrators, and various positions within the firm's home offices in St. Louis, Missouri, and Tempe, Arizona.

Job title with the largest number of openings
Financial advisor and branch office administrator. Throughout 2012, the company will be hiring 700 financial advisors who will be supported by an additional 700 branch office administrators.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
Our financial advisors need to be self-starters who embrace accountability and highly value the opportunity to run their own branch office. We support every new financial advisor with training and a strong culture, but at the end of the day, individual success is based on attitude and activity level. In our home office associates, we look for many of the same traits, but we also look for potential associates who possess the ability to work closely with others. -- Jim Weddle, Edward Jones managing partner

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3. Wegmans Food Markets

2012 Best Companies rank: 4
Current openings: 884

What they're looking for
The vast majority of positions available are retail customer service positions. However, the company is also hiring in its corporate, distribution, and manufacturing divisions for roles like ergonomist, safety specialists, maintenance supervisors, maintenance mechanics, and programmer analysts.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company has about 850 positions available in retail customer service.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
The most important thing we look for in candidates at Wegmans is a match with our values; we can teach them anything else they need to know. The ideal candidate for Wegmans is someone who is caring and has high standards. Our recruiters advise potential employees to share what they are passionate about and to learn as much as possible from what others are passionate about. -- Kevin Stickles, Vice President of Store Operations Human Resources

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2. Boston Consulting Group

2012 Best Companies rank: 2
Current openings: 2,000*

What they're looking for
Positions are available across all practice areas.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company does not disclose hiring targets, but there are "hundreds" of consultant positions currently available.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
A strong candidate not only will offer solutions to the problem at hand, but also will demonstrate a natural curiosity to explore other, related issues and opportunities. Strong candidates communicate what makes them unique, how they will contribute to our culture, and how they will help our clients. -- Mel Wolfgang, BCG's partner in charge of recruiting in the Americas.

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1. Google

2012 Best Companies rank: 1
Current openings: 701**

What they're looking for
The company is hiring across the board, but especially in its sales and engineering teams.

Job title with the largest number of openings
The company says it's hiring "hundreds" of software engineers in 2012.

Secrets to impressing their recruiters
We generally look for people who aren't just great at what they do, but also are well-rounded both in and out of work or school. This means that, in addition to looking for strong cognitive ability and meaningful work experience, we also want people with interesting and unique accomplishments -- sports, music, starting a business, or writing a book, for example. Cultural fit and diversity are very important to us. We aim to reflect the globally diverse audience of our products and believe that we can serve our users better when we foster a diversity of perspectives, ideas and cultures within the company. -- Yolanda Mangolini, Director, Global Diversity, Talent & Inclusion

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Read the full list of The Top 25 Fortune's Best Companies That are Hiring on CNNMoney.

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