Good news for U.S. workers: Hiring outlook remains strongChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 10, 2019
U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in Q4 2019 with hiring intentions improving one percentage point compared to a year ago, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.
America Employers in all 13 industries report double-digit hiring intentions
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Employers in all 13 industries report double-digit hiring intentions with the most optimistic Outlooks reported in Leisure and Hospitality (+27%) as consumers continue to spend.
Employers in Professional and Business Services are also optimistic with +24% Outlook, increasing the demand for workers with specialized skills.
Prospects look healthy for jobseekers in Wholesale and Retail Trade (+23%) and active in Transportation and Utilities, (+22%) ahead of the holiday season.
Employers in Financial Activities, which includes roles in banking, insurance and real estate, are reporting the sector's weakest Outlook in two years at +13%, after business investments fell in Q2.
Some signs of softening appear in Manufacturing with reduced yet still positive hiring plans quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year. ■