Expectations in the Wholesale & Retail Trade sector have increased by seven percentage points compared to the same period a year ago, while employers in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sector report an increase of four percentage points.
Twenty-three percent of the state's employers interviewed plan to hire workers, and 4 percent expect to reduce their payrolls. "This is more than likely leading to the planned uptake in hiring in the province, as employment opportunities are being created through the provision of goods and services for alternative water supplies and saving", explains Van den Barselaar.
The manufacturing sector and the service sector was second, with a net hiring outlook of 28 percent, ManpowerGroup said, saying that most job openings in the manufacturing sector will be seen in central Taiwan, while the gaming industry in the service sector is expected to expand its workforce.More news: HBO is throwing everything into Game of Thrones spinoffs
The impact of a softer outlook in the Mining & Construction sector can be seen in Queensland where hiring expectations are down three percentage points year-on-year as the state deals with an end to the frenetic pace of apartment building in Brisbane over recent years. Sales and service occupations employ the most Richmond residents, while positions in business, finance and administration come up second. When compared with the second quarter of 2017, hiring prospects also strengthen in five of the 10 industry sectors. Increases of five percentage points are reported in two sectors - the mining and quarrying sector and the restaurants and hotels sector. A considerable decline of 14 percentage points is reported in the North, while Outlooks are 5 and 3 percentage points weaker in the South and the West, respectively.
Employers in all four regions expect to increase payrolls during the next three months. The strongest labour market is anticipated by Wholesale & Retail Trade sector employers with a Net Employment Outlook of +21%.
Hiring confidence among Canadian employers has improved for four consecutive quarters, according to ManpowerGroup. Based on seasonally adjusted data, employers in Hungary report the most optimistic hiring plans in the EMEA region.More news: New 2018 Ford Fiesta ST: Limited Slip-Diff, Launch Control and more
The company said 35 per cent of the local employers it surveyed expect to hire in the April to June period, while two per cent expect cutbacks.
The overall net outlook score of 10 per cent is 1 per cent lower than the last quarter and down 4 per cent from the same period (April-June) of 2017. In a year-over-year comparison, job gains are expected to improve in 16 of the 25 countries where comparison data is available, decline in six and are unchanged in three.More news: National Football League free agency: Star Lotulelei will sign with Buffalo Bills