Companies Increasing Year-End Hiring

By Robert Half September 21, 2016 at 2:55pm

Companies Increasing Year-End Hiring

Does your company generally increase or decrease hiring in the 4th quarter?

57% No general pattern/depends on hiring needs at the moment
26% Increase
17% Decrease

Why does your company generally increase hiring during the 4th quarter?*

69% Filling vacated positions
62% Addressing uptick in business
51% Adding new positions

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 306 human resources managers in the United States.

*Respondents who said their company generally increases hiring during the fourth quarter. Multiple responses permitted. Top responses shown.

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