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In the latest edition of the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, 40,385 employers from 42 countries were asked about their second-quarter hiring intentions, fostering diverse talent and closing the gender gap.

Key Findings

  • ​Globally, the Net Employment Outlook for Q2 2024 is +22%, declining by -2% annually and -4% quarterly.

  • Organizations in North America (+31%) reported the strongest hiring intentions, followed by Asia Pacific (+27%), Central and South Americas (+19%) and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (+15%).

  • The survey found the IT sector has the highest hiring Outlook globally, followed by Financials & Real Estate, and Healthcare & Life Sciences.