Taiwan hiring outlook highest in Asia-Pacific region in Q2

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/03/13
By: Chiu Po-sheng and Frances Huang

Taipei, March 13 (CNA) Taiwan’s hiring outlook for the second quarter of this year is the

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most optimistic in the Asia-Pacific region, with the financial/insurance sector showing the strongest willingness to boost its workforce, U.S.-based human resources advisory firm ManpowerGroup said Tuesday.

According to the advisory firm, manpower demand remained solid and enterprises appeared upbeat about their recruitment over the next three months at a time of economic recovery.

Citing the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, which collected 1,036 valid questionnaires in Taiwan, the advisory firm said the net hiring outlook stood at 26 percent, the highest level among eight economies in the Asia-Pacific region, ahead of Japan’s 24 percent and India’s and Hong Kong’s 16 percent.

China reported the most downbeat hiring prospects in the region, with the net hiring outlook at 8 percent in the second quarter, ManpowerGroup said.    [FULL  STORY]

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