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Manpower Employment Outlook Surveys

Each quarter, the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey measures hiring confidence among approximately 66,000 employers in 42 countries and territories.

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q3 2016

June 2016

ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 3 2016. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of September 2016 as compared to the current quarter?”

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q2 2016

March 2016

Over 58,000 employers across 42 countries and territories have been interviewed to measure anticipated labor market activity between April and June 2016. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to...

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2016

December 2015

According to the first-quarter research from ManpowerGroup, employers in 39 of 42 countries and territories intend to add to their payrolls by varying degrees at the start of 2016.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q4 2015

September 2015

We asked over 65,000 employers from 42 countries and territories to share their hiring plans for the first quarter of 2015. See how they responded.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q3 2015

June 2015

Global hiring expectations: Where will hiring be strongest? Where will it be weakest?

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q2 2015

March 2015

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2015

December 2014

We asked over 65,000 employers from 42 countries and territories to share their hiring plans for the first quarter of 2015. See how they responded.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey - Q4 2014 (Infographic)

September 2014

Outlooks improve in 20 of 24 countries from last year at this time. Employers in most European countries expect some modest payroll gains, including those in the UK, Germany, France and Greece. Unfortunately employment prospects in Spain and Ireland again slip into negative territory following two consecutive quarters of positive forecasts.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q4 2014

September 2014

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q3 2014

June 2014

We asked over 65,000 employers from 42 countries and territories to share their hiring plans for the July-September time frame of 2014. See how they responded.

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