Monday, January 2, 2017

The 2017 Hiring Picture in America: Get Ready!


Want to know where they're hiring in America this upcoming year? Then this is for you...

Forbes has posted the following article on the states that will be hiring heavy, and those that won't, in this new year. 

Click here: Where the jobs will (and won't) be in 2017 by Karsten Strauss

From the article: The top five states, in terms of positive employment outlook, were Oregon (25%), Hawaii (23%), Florida (21%), Iowa (20%) and California and Oklahoma tied for fifth place with 18%.  On the low end – states where employers intend to tap the breaks on hiring – are Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, West Virginia and Puerto Rico. Some of those, says Manpower North America senior vice president, Kip Wright, are probably related to mining and energy-related jobs. “Some of the pullbacks associated with what had been staffing increases and growth in prior years seems to have moderated.”