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About 14 percent of U.S. employers interviewed for Manpower’s Employment Outlook Survey plan to increase staffing during the first quarter while 5 percent expect to cut back. That, according to the staffing firm, leaves a net employment outlook of 9 percent, the best performance since the third quarter of 2008.
Manpower said companies in the Birmingham-Hoover area expect to hire workers at a more modest pace. The firm said 13 percent of area firms surveyed said they will boost their workforce between January and March, while 8 percent say they will eliminate jobs, leaving a net employment outlook of 5 percent.
For metro Birmingham, hiring plans are weaker than a year ago when 20 percent of area firms told Manpower they would increase staffing and 11 percent planned to reduce their labor force. Since hitting a more than two-year high this summer, the jobless rate in metro Birmingham has fallen from 9.8 percent in June to 8 percent in October. The Alabama jobless rate was 9.3 percent in October, down from 11 percent in June.
Manpower’s survey painted a slightly more favorable hiring outlook for Alabama, with 15 percent of companies saying they would add workers in the first quarter and 9 percent planning cutbacks. The new employment outlook of 6 percent, as Manpower terms it, is up slightly from 5 percent during the first quarter of 2011. “Even though employment conditions are gradually improving, it will be perhaps three or four years before we reach employment levels prior to the beginning of the recession.