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|April 2, 2008|
New hiring over the next several months is predicted to be weak, at best.
In a new hiring survey released this week, 29 percent of managers plan to increase hiring during th second quarter of 2008. About 6 percent expect to decrease their staffs, while 59 percent expect no change in staffing.
Larger companies appear more likely to hire than smaller firms, with 33 percent of companies with 250 or more employees expecting to increase their staffs, 32 percent of companies with 51-250 employees increasing, and only 22 percent of firms with 50 or fewer employees hiring more employees.
The survey results come from a pool of more than 2,700 hiring managers and human resource managers polled by Harris Interactive for USA Today and CareerBuilder.com.
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