The latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey shows that Charlottetown area employers expect a moderate hiring climate for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Seven per cent of employers plan to hire for the upcoming quarter (October to December), while seven per cent anticipate cutbacks. Another 83 per cent of employers plan to maintain their current staffing levels in the upcoming quarter.
The ManpowerGroup says that with seasonal variations removed from the data, Charlottetown’s fourth quarter Net Employment Outlook of seven per cent is an 18 percentage point increase when compared to the previous quarter. It is also on par with the Outlook reported during the same time last year.