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Employers set to hire in fourth quarter; B.C. funds training programs
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/20/2010

Employers set to hire in fourth quarter

Toronto — Canadian employers expect a steady hiring climate for the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the latest results of the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. The survey of about 1,900 Canadian employers found 70 per cent expect to maintain current staffing levels in the fourth quarter, 21 per cent plan to hire, seven per cent anticipate cutbacks and two per cent are unsure of hiring intentions. With seasonal variations taken into account, the net employment outlook of 15 per cent is a four-percentage-point increase from the previous quarter and a 10-percentage-point increase from the same time last year.

B.C. funds training programs