Only 11 percent of employers to expand workforce

Only 11 percent of employers to expand workforce

One third of employers plan to hire within the next six months, but only 11% plan to increase their workforce, according to the Oregon Employment Department.

The largest number – 19 percent – plan to hire due to anticipated employee turnover. Normal seasonal hiring patterns account for another 9 percent, the department says.
In addition, 14 percent of employers expect their payrolls to shrink and two-thirds of companies anticipate no change in their current employment level within the next six months.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.

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