According to CareerBuilder’s 2013 Mid-Year Hiring Forecast, released today, temporary and contract hiring plans are up by 10 percentage points from the same time last year.
Findings from the survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide indicate a continued boost in temporary hiring activity as well as hiring for full-time and part-time positions:
44 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, on par with last year
25 percent plan to hire part-time employees, up from 21 percent last year
31 percent plan to hire temporary or contract workers, up from 21 percent last year
The surge in temporary hiring is evidence that while employers are growing more confident in the market, they are still hesitant to take on permanent hires, according to Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. Continue reading >>