2014 Looks Good for Atlanta Job Market

According to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, Atlanta is in for a great 2014. Through their research, it was discovered that between 20%-22% of Metro Atlanta companies plan to hire new employees in the first quarter of 2014, 70-74% of companies plan to maintain their current workforce, and a mere 4% plan on downsizing their staff. This yields a New Employment Outlook of 18% – up from 8% last year. The most promising job prospects for the coming year appear to be construction, goods manufacturing, financial services, professional/business services, and health services.

The Net Employment Outlook – Georgia 2013

Increase Staff Levels

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Maintain Staff Levels

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Net Employment Outlook

1Q2014

22%

4%

74%

2%

18%

4Q2013

18%

6%

72%

4%

12%

1Q2013

18%

6%

72%

4%

12%

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