1 in 5 Employers to Hire in Q2 says Manpower

1 in 5 Employers to Hire in Q2 says Manpower

MILWAUKEE, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — (NYSE: MAN) – U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q2 2017 with 22 percent of employers planning to add staff between April and June. According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, employers in all U.S. regions and industry sectors expect headcount to grow in Q2, with the upbeat forecast indicating that political uncertainty has not yet dented employer confidence. View complete Q2 2017 survey results for the U.S.: www.manpowergroup.us/meos Of the 11,000 U.S. employers surveyed, 73 percent expect no change in hiring plans and only three percent of employers expect workforce reductions. The Net Employment Outlook* for Quarter 2 2017 is +17%, relatively stable compared to the previous quarter and one year ago, taking into account seasonal variations. Nationwide, employers in all 13 industry sectors expect to add staff in Q2 2017. Industries reporting the strongest second quarter hiring intentions are: