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'Moderate' spring hiring expected in Cornwall: Manpower

'Moderate' spring hiring expected in Cornwall: Manpower

A ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey showed that 37 per cent of employers in both Delta and Richmond plan to hire for 2018's second quarter, between April and June.

One in five USA employers plan to grow their workforce in the three months ahead, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey of more than 11,500 US employers.

Winston-Salem employers are projected to remain cautious with their hiring plans in the second quarter, according to a Manpower Inc. survey timed for release today.

China reported the most downbeat hiring prospects in the region, with the net hiring outlook at 8 percent in the second quarter, ManpowerGroup said. An increase in staffing levels is anticipated across all industry sectors and seven of eight regions during Q2 2018.

[1] The Net Employment Outlook is calculated by subtracting the percentage of employers anticipating a decrease in hiring activity from the percentage of employers anticipating an increase in employment. When compared with 1Q 2018, hiring prospects are five percentage points stronger in Gauteng, and improve by two percentage points in KwaZulu-Natal.

The strong national result is unchanged when compared to the same period previous year, but declines by three percentage points quarter-on-quarter. Meanwhile the Leisure and Hospitality sector has remained stable over previous quarters, but does not appear to be showing much momentum for expansion over the next three months.

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ManpowerGroup said the net hiring outlook of the engineering/construction sector and the retail/wholesale sector stood at 26 percent, ahead of the transportation/warehousing/communications sector's 21 percent and the leisure/food/hospitality sector's 17 percent.

High demand for labour across the Wholesale & Retail Trade and Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sectors has kept Australia's employment outlook at one of the strongest levels in over six years. Similarly, employers in the Services sector report a decline of three percentage points compared to the same period in 2017.

Employers in all four regions in the USA report a positive hiring outlook for Q2 2018. This is the best forecast recorded by the survey in at least nine years.

Among the countries and territories featuring seasonally adjusted data, confidence is strongest in Taiwan, Japan, Hungary and the USA, while the weakest hiring prospects are reported in Italy, the Czech Republic and Switzerland, the survey said. In a year-over-year comparison, job gains are expected to improve in 16 of the 25 countries where comparison data is available, decline in six and are unchanged in three.

ManpowerGroup interviewed 58,000 employers in 43 countries and territories and noted that Croatia, where employers were surveyed for the first time, reported healthy hiring intentions based on unadjusted survey data.