profishingrods.com
profishingrods.com March 19, 2019


Hiring intentions for employers across Singapore in Q2 2019

14 March 2019, 11:10 | Joann Bryant

Hiring forecast 'cautiously optimistic', but most Calgary businesses don't plan to expand

A help wanted sign

Besides the 31 percent of employers expecting their staffs to grow in the next quarter, 63 percent foresee no change and 4 percent are anticipating a reduction.

Industry sectors. Employers in all 13 national industry sectors forecast an increase in payrolls during the second quarter. "The remaining four per cent are unsure of hiring intentions". This is the seventh consecutive year of double-digit hiring Outlooks in the US, according to the survey of more than 11,500 USA employers. Employers in Professional & Business Services have a +23% employment Outlook fueled by growing demand for knowledge workers with the right balance of human strengths including communication and collaboration and technical capabilities from coding to data analytics.

The Net Employment Outlook is derived by taking the percentage of employers anticipating an increase in hiring activity and subtracting from this the percentage of employers expecting to see a decrease in employment at their location in the next quarter.

Manpower said that a boom in the jobs market was coming to an end as hiring by finance and business services firms had suffered its "least optimistic year since the depths of the financial crisis".

Overall, hiring intentions strengthened in five of the seven industry sectors when compared with the previous quarter, most notably the services sector, which improve by 7ppt. Meanwhile, Free State employers report an improvement of 6 percentage points. Hiring prospects declined 4ppt in the manufacturing sector.




Hiring activity in Singapore is expected to remain modest in Q2 2019, with employers reporting a seasonally-adjusted net employment outlook of +11%.

It was one of the two sectors that have weaker hiring prospects in the upcoming quarter. In addition, the public administration, manufacturing, and finance, insurance and real estate sectors are also seeing healthy hiring prospects with net outlooks scoring between 14 and 16 percent.

Employers said they expect spring hiring levels to be unchanged in construction, transportation and utilities, and wholesale and retail trades.

"The best candidates will often have the pick of a number of different jobs or temporary assignments at any one time; in a battle to attract and hold on to top talent, employers must ensure their salaries and benefits packages are in line with or exceed the trends in the region", Mr Greaves added. "It is also a five percentage point decrease from the Outlook reported during the same time a year ago, indicating a flat hiring pace for the upcoming months".



Other News

Trending Now

Conservatives Jump to Tucker Carlson's Defense
Tucker Carlson is losing advertisers-again. "I'm 100 percent [Murdoch's] bitch", Carlson said . Several companies have pulled advertising from Carlson's show , according to Bloomberg News.

Reputed mob leader killed in shooting at Dongan Hills home
Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali is said to have taken over the running of the organisation from Domenico Cefalu in 2015. During his reign, Cali was the backbone of the heroin and Oxycontin trade, according to The New York Post .

Single trade deadline among Major League Baseball rule changes
Teams will be required to designate players as a pitcher or position player before each player's first day on the active roster. More importantly, it will afford MLB's top stars an opportunity to market themselves and let fans in on their personalities.

Justin Bieber says he's 'been struggling a lot'
The 25-year-old posted a 2016 photo of himself on his Instagram with a caption stating, "Just wanted to keep you guys updated". If you or anyone you know is struggling with depression and thinking of suicide, know that someone is always there.

Real Madrid to sign Porto's Militao in 50m euros deal
"The 21-year-old defender will join the club next season and is already a full Brazil global ". Militao was named as the best defender in the competition for five consecutive matches.

Powerball lottery jackpot surges to $495M, the 8th largest in game's history
The Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for the next drawing is $181,000 for hitting all five numbers and the odds of winning are 1-in-575,757. The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is set at $448 million, according to Illinois Lottery.

Vettel feels Ferrari "spirit is right"
A new set of aero regulations have also been introduced, featuring simpler front wings and brake ducts, in a bid to improve the quality of racing.

Scenarios That Could Emerge from Tuesday's Critical Brexit Vote
According to Geoffrey Cox, the United Kingdom may not be able to leave the Irish backstop without the EU's agreement. The changes fall short of demands of hardcore UK Brexiteers, but may persuade some politicians to switch their votes.

Barcelona's Dembele out for month after hamstring injury against Lyon
Lyon goalscorer Tousart had little complaint about the final result and said his side were powerless to deal with Messi . The 31-year-old put his side ahead with a flawless Panenka penalty within the first 20 minutes of the match.

Virgil van Dijk's Statistics From Bayern Munich Game Are Unbelievable
His quality shined even more in contrast to Bayern's defensive pairing of Mats Hummels and Niklas Sule. You saw a set-piece can be decisive in a match like this.