Employers Confident in All Areas -- Your New Job May Be Around the Corner

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Employers in all 50 states, as well as in all 13 industry sectors, have a positive outlook for the upcoming quarter, and many expect profits and payrolls to grow, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, conducted quarterly by Manpower, Inc.

Of the more than 18,000 employers surveyed, 16 percent anticipate an increase in staff levels in their second-quarter 2011 hiring plans, while 6 percent expect a decrease in payrolls, resulting in a Net Employment Outlook of +10 percent. Seasonally adjusted, it comes out to +8 percent. That's up from +6 percent the quarter before.