Employers optimistic on hiring in 2010

More than one-half of firms surveyed expect to add staff in the next 12 months: Bank of Canada
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 07/23/2010

When it comes to hiring, employers are feeling a little more optimistic, according to the latest quarterly Business Outlook Survey conducted by the Bank of Canada.

Over the next 12 months, 54 per cent of 100 firms surveyed in the fourth quarter of 2009 said they expect to increase the number of employees, while 14 per cent said they expect to decrease the number of staff.