-over-year. In addition, 29% are unsure, almost twice as many as those who reported indecision in 2007.
Still, 85% of respondents who are hiring plan to recruit as many new graduates, if not more, than in 2007, according
to be lackluster into summer," said Gad Levanon, economist at The Conference Board. "April is a month when we normally see employers increasing their recruitment, but this year it actually declined."
a recruitment process outsourcing services firm; Checkpast, background screening firm; and a firm that provides software as a service.
Mills received Staffing Industry Analysts' Peter Yessne Staffing Innovator
and permanent basis in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area.
Page Personnel targets junior-level staffing. The company's Michael Page International brand targets mid-level recruitment, and its Michael
of intense recruiting efforts," said Mark Smith, president of Merritt, Hawkins & Associates. "There are simply not enough physicians coming out of training to fill all the available openings."
officer at Monster Worldwide. "This is a clear sign that employers are recruiting in greater numbers than they were a year ago and bodes well for steady, but continued improvement in the U.S. labor market