It may not be the 200,000 jobs a month required to pull the economy into a sustained recovery, but many of your peers expect to do their part to increase headcount ASAP. Will you benefit?
Check out the finding of the just-released Robert Half Professional Employment Report to see. It breaks down execs’ hiring predictions for the fourth quarter of this year.
And it’s a lot rosier than it’s been in a long time. There’s a net 6% hiring increase predicted for the remainder of 2010. That’s up three points from the third quarter.
No matter what side of the desk you’re on – the hiring manager or the potential hiree – you want to know where the competition’s tightest. Here’s a little intel to help you do just that.
Here’s where they’re hiring
If your business is located in any of these states, you’re going to have some stiff competition for new staffers:
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- West Virginia, plus
- Washington DC.
The South Atlantic states are predicting the biggest jump in hiring next quarter – a net 9% increase.
And in what industries
There may be an even more heated race for the best-of-the best no matter where you’re located if you are in the business services industry. That sector is preparing for a major jump in headcount, predicting a net 16% increase in hiring for the coming quarter.
The complete report can be found here.