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March 2, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Companies Plan Hiring Expansion: Prospects for U.S. job-seekers will brighten this spring, thanks to a seasonal rebound in hiring and optimism for an economic recovery, according to a survey of more than 15,000 companies. "The short-term indications are good news for job-seekers as it appears that we will see more job opportunities than have been present over the past year," said Manpower Inc.'s chief executive, Mitchell Fromstein.
October 3, 1989
Job prospects are bright for the fourth quarter in Orange County and throughout the West, according to a nationwide survey of more than 14,000 employers. The findings show that 22% of the county employers questioned were planning to hire additional workers, while only 7% anticipated cuts in staffing, 69% expected no change and 2% were undecided. The survey, conducted by Manpower Inc.
December 11, 1985 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, Times Staff Writer
Job prospects in Orange County for the first three months of 1986 will be better than the national average but not as good as they were a year ago, according to a survey of area employers by Manpower Inc., a major temporary-help service. Manpower's employment outlook survey of 60 county employers found that 17% of them plan to increase staffs in the first quarter of next year while 5% plan to reduce staffs. The rest either anticipate no change or are unsure of their needs.
June 18, 2003 | Marla Dickerson, Times Staff Writer
Employers in California were more gloomy about their short-term hiring prospects than their counterparts in the rest of the nation, with companies in Los Angeles particularly pessimistic about adding workers in the next few months, according to a nationwide survey released Tuesday. The quarterly Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of 16,000 U.S. employers showed that companies nationwide are in the worst hiring mood in 12 years.
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