By: Central News Agency
Employers in Taiwan are cautious about hiring in the first quarter of next year amid a sluggish domestic economy and slow global demand, according to the U.S.-based human resources advisory firm ManpowerGroup.
Taiwan’s net employment outlook for the first quarter of next year is 29 percent, a 6 percentage point drop from the current quarter and 15 percentage points lower than in the first quarter of 2015, ManpowerGroup said, citing a recent survey.
The poll, which reflects hiring confidence among employers, calculated the net employment outlook after seasonal adjustments by subtracting the percentage of employers anticipating a decline in total employment from the percentage expecting to see an increase. [FULL STORY]