Hiring Climate for the Third Quarter

Jun 12, 2013

Alberta employers expect a steady hiring climate for the third quarter of this year; however, many continue to remain in a holding pattern waiting for a decision on the Keystone pipeline project. According to the latest outlook survey:
• 21% plan to increase their payrolls in the third quarter
• 6% anticipate cutbacks
• 71% of employers expect to maintain current staffing levels
• 2% remain unsure