Report projects little change in hiring going into Q2 2018

Valerie Bolden-Barrett | March 15, 2018

Report projects little change in hiring going into Q2 2018
Employers are projecting little increase in hiring from Q1 2018 to Q2, according to a new ManpowerGroup report. Data from the staffing corporation shows that among 11,500 U.S. employers surveyed, only 23% expect to increase hiring by in Q2, while 73% expect to maintain current staff levels. The latter number is up slightly from 71% in Q1. Employers in all four regions of the U.S. expect a positive hiring outlook in Q2, according to the report. Midwest employers anticipate the strongest labor market, with a hiring outlook of +20% in Q2, and employers in the West come in second, with an outlook of +19%. Hiring by employers in the South (+18%) and the North (+17%) are expected to be relatively stable in Q2 compared to Q1 levels.

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