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Manpower: Knoxville hiring cautious in 1Q

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Job creation in metropolitan Knoxville will proceed at a cautious pace in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Manpower hiring survey released today.
Thirteen percent of Knoxville area employers surveyed said they plan to add jobs in the January through March period, while 9 percent expect to cut staff for a Net Employment Outlook of 4 percent.
Seventy-four percent of Knoxville employers said they would maintain current staffing levels.
Statewide, the outlook is a bit more optimistic as 16 percent of the employers surveyed said they would increase staffing and 7 percent said they would reduce staffing, Manpower reported.
Employment sectors offering the best job prospects in the Knoxville area in early 2014 are durable goods manufacturing , wholesale and retail trade, education and health services, leisure and hospitality and government, according to the survey
Area employers in the transportation and utilities; and professional and business services sectors plan to cut jobs in the first quarter, Manpower reported.
More than 18,000 employers across the country are surveyed for the quarterly Manpower Employment Outlook survey.
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Survey: Knoxville hiring will be ‘brisk’ in 3Q

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Metropolitan Knoxville employers plan to add new jobs at a “brisk pace” in the third-quarter, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

Twenty-three percent of local employers surveyed said they plan to add new jobs during the July through September period, compared to 6 percent who plan to cut staff for a net gain of 17 percent of employers who plan to add workers.

Seventy-one percent expect to maintain current employment levels, Manpower reported.

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Survey: Knoxville 3Q employment outlook healthy

 

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Third quarter hiring in metropolitan Knoxville is expected to remain healthy, although it will slow from a strong second quarter pace, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook survey released Tuesday.

Twenty-one percent of Knoxville area employers surveyed said they would add jobs from July to September, while 6 percent said they planned to decrease staff. Seventy-one percent plan to maintain current staff levels.

In the second quarter survey, 25 percent of area employers said they planned to add workers, and 1 percent said they would cut jobs, making Knoxville’s spring “employment outlook the best in the nation,” Manpower reported.

 

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Manpower report: 2Q job creation looking good

In another sign that businesses are feeling better about the recovery, job creation in the second quarter in metropolitan Knoxville and across the country will rise, global staffing firm Manpower Inc. reported today.

“Employers in all 50 states report positive hiring intentions and 33 out of 50 states anticipate considerable increases,” according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.

In Knoxville, 18 percent of the area employers surveyed said they plan to add staff from April to June, while only 6 percent reported plans to cut jobs, for a net gain of 12 percent of employers planning to add jobs, Manpower reported.

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Survey: Knoxville hiring steady; national outlook optimistic

 

The unemployment rate remains stubbornly high, but job creation in the Knoxville region will remain steady in the first quarter of 2011, while nationwide the hiring outlook is the most optimistic it’s been in more than two years according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released on Tuesday.

In Knoxville, 15 percent of the employers surveyed said they will add employees in the January through March period, while 8 percent plan to cut jobs, for a “Net Employment Outlook” of +7 percent, Manpower reported.

 

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Survey: modest 4Q hiring gains in Knox, nation

 

Job OpeningsHiring in metropolitan Knoxville in the fourth quarter should improve compared to a year ago, but job gains will be modest, according to the latest survey by Manpower Inc.

Fifteen percent of Knoxville area employers said they plan to add jobs in the fourth quarter and 8 percent plan to redue staff levels, according to the 4Q Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released this week.

A year ago, 12 percent of aera employers who responded said they planned to increase staffing and 11 percent planned to decrease staffing.

 

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