Last week Manpower released their Research Report on the Employment Outlook Survey which predicts hiring for Quarter 1, 2014. The Employment Outlook report predicts U.S. job growth to be positive for the first quarter of 2014. It is anticipated that 17% of those employers surveyed expect to add to their workforces during Quarter 1, 2014. Seventy-three percent of employers surveyed expect no change in their hiring while 7% expect to reduce staff.
The Employment Outlook Survey for Quarter 1 seasonally adjusted net employment outlook reflects a +13% hiring increase across the United States. All four regions expect to have positive gains to start 2014. Among the 50 states North Dakota has the strongest employment expectation projected to be 17%.
Employer have a positive outlook in the 13 major industry sectors with Leisure & Hospitality anticipating a strongest growth at 23%, followed by Wholesale & Retail Trade at 19%. To view the full Manpower Employment Outlook Report go to: Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2014.
The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey report is published by Manpower who is the world leader in workforce solutions for companies. The Manpower Employment Outlook report for the United States is compiled from more than 18,000 employer interviews from all 50 states and includes 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). The survey is intended to measure hiring intentions between July and September. Those surveyed in this report come from several industries and the survey is intended to be a statistical representative sample of the US Economy.
The next Manpower Employment Outlook Survey will be released on March 11, 2014 to report on hiring expectations for Quarter 2, 2014.
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