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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Nearly 1 employer in 4 looks to add staff in 1Quarter 2006

Just saw this posted on CNN, get your résumés ready.

Survey: Hiring plans pick up -- Manpower says nearly 1 employer in 4 looks to add staff in 1Q; only 1 in 10 expect staff cuts.

Nearly 1 employer in 4 expect to add staff in the 1Q, according to a Manpower survey.

NEW YORK ( - U.S. employers expect to continue to add to payrolls in the first quarter of 2006, according to a closely watched survey released Tuesday by Manpower, the temporary staffing firm.

The Manpower quarterly survey of 16,000 employers found 23 percent of them expect to add to staff in the first quarter, while only 10 percent expect to trim their work force.

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