Manpower Employment Outlook Survey – Q2 2013 Results


Each quarter, our Employment Outlook Survey measures hiring confidence among over 65,000 employers in 42 countries/territories. Our quarter two results for 2013 revealed that San Diego employers are expected to hire at a solid pace. From April to June, 19% of the companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 8% expect to reduce staff. Another 69% expect to maintain their current workforce levels and 4% are not certain of their hiring plans. This is an improvement from first quarter findings. The results also found that jobs prospects appear best in Construction, Transportation & Utilities, Professional & Business Services, Education & Health Services and Leisure & Hospitality. If you have been considering pursuing a career in any of these fields, now is a great time to start.