Manpower Survey Says Employers Pull Back On Hiring

Manpower survey hiring numbers
Manpower survey hiring numbers

By Nick Zieminski

Most U.S. employers are unwilling to add workers because of uncertainty around November's elections, the federal budget, and the effect of Europe's slowdown, according to a quarterly hiring survey by ManpowerGroup.

The jobs outlook in the United States is holding steady even as it weakens in most other economies, suggesting the recent pace of slow-but-steady job growth may continue in coming months.