Taiwan firms cautious about hiring in Q1 2016: poll

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-12-12
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]

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