Hiring expectations rise in Asia
October 22 2007
Hiring expectations rose in Asian markets with the exception of Singapore where expectations remained steady, according to the Hudson Highland Group Inc. (NASD: HHGP).
In China, 64% of survey respondents planned to increase headcount in the fourth quarter, up form 60% in the prior quarter. In Hong Kong, 54% planned to add staff up from 49% in the third quarter. And, in Japan, 65% plan to add staff compared with 60% in the prior quarter. The number of employers expecting to add staff remained at 54% in Singapore, the same as the previous quarter.
The survey included almost 2,500 decision-makers from companies of all sizes.