Hiring Outlook for the Second Quarter Is the Best in a Decade

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The Hiring Outlook for the Second Quarter Is the Best in a Decade
PR Newswire (04/07/17)
 

The hiring outlook for the second quarter (2017) is the best in a decade, according to CareerBuilder, a
Forty-five percent of U.S. employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the second quarter—a significant jump from 34% last year and the highest percentage for the quarter dating back to 2007, according to a survey of more than 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals by ASA corporate partner CareerBuilder.

The addition of temporary hires is expected to be strong going into the second quarter. Forty-nine percent of employers expect to hire temporary or contract workers over the next three months, up 12 percentage points from 37% last year and nearly double the percentage (26%) in 2011, when the statistic was initially tracked post-recession.

 

 

PRNewswire reported on 04/07/2017 that CareerBuilder, and American Staffing Association partner's recent national survey of more than 2,300 hiring managers and human resource professionals across industries and company sizes in the private sector concluded that the hiring outlook for Q2 of 2017 is the best in a decade

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