Manpower Employment Outlook Survey – Q4/2014
9 September 2014
- The Net Employment Outlook rises to +3, an improvement of 4 percentage points both quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year.
- Hiring intentions are mixed at regional level: positive in Brussels (+5) and in Flanders (+4, the strongest hiring intentions since Q3 2011) and slightly negative in Wallonia (-3).
- In the EMEA region, the hiring forecast improves in nine countries quarter-over-quarter and strengthens in 20 in a year-over-year comparison.
- From a global perspective, employers in 36 of the 42 countries and territories expect to add to their workforce in the quarter ahead, even if forecasts are generally subdued across the globe when compared with Q3 2014