Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 01-10-2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Adding Staff  26% of hiring managers and HR professionals plan to add full-time, permanent employees in 2013, up from 23% this time last year.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

A Lean Year  9% plan to decrease headcount, up from 7% this time last year.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

In Demand  27% plan to hire IT workers--second only to sales professionals in terms of anticipated employee growth demand.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Opportunity Knocks  19% of workers have been approached to work for another company in the past year even though they didn't apply for a position with that organization.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Recruitment Wars  26% of IT workers have been courted for jobs over the last year without applying, behind only sales pros and professional and business services employees.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Better Pay  72% of employers plan to increase compensation for existing employees, up from 62% last year.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

A Strong Start  47% of employers will offer higher salaries for new staffers, up from 32% last year.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Filling Gaps  40% of companies plan to hire temps and contract workers in 2013, up from 36% this time last year.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Planning Ahead  Among employers hiring temps, 42% plan to transition these workers into full-time, permanent positions over the next 12 months.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013

Employee Makeover  39% of employers intend to train and then hire workers without experience in their industry or field.

Hiring Prospects Brighten for 2013