SHRM February 2012 Employment Expectations Released

The SHRM Employment Expectations Report for February 2012 has been released.

Key findings:

  • Hiring will be steady in both sectors in February.  Four out of 10 manufacturers (40.2 percent) will add jobs in February, and a net of 20.9 percent of service sector companies will conduct hiring.
  • Recruiting difficulty edges up in both sectors. More HR professionals in both sectors reported increased difficulty with recruiting key candidates in January compared with a year ago.
  • Some new hires see increases in compensation. In January, the rate of increase for wages and benefits rose slightly on an annual basis in manufacturing and services.

For more information please visit:

SHRM Employment Expectations Report for February 2012

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