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|December 15, 2010|
Some signs point to U.S. economy improving, while survey of CEOs reveals large percentage who expect companies to add workers in 2011.
Better than expected retails sales, coupled with companies restocking their inventories, has some economists predicting a period of robust economic growth going into next year “ which could lead to increased hiring.
Further boosting expectations of increased job creation in early 2011 is the Business Roundtable survey that shows that almost half (45 percent) of all CEOs say they expect their companies will add workers over the next six months “ the highest percentage ever recorded since the survey began back in 2002.
Less than one in five (18 percent) of CEOs expected to cut workers “ unfortunately we can count Yahoo and GM as two companies who have announced they are doing so.
The Business Roundtable is an association of CEOs of some of the biggest U.S. companies.
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