Chart of the Day: APAC sees strong hiring intentions

Hiring intentions (+27%) improved by 2 points since the last quarter. 

A strong hiring intention of +27% is seen in the Asia Pacific region, improving by 2 percentage points from the previous quarter, ManpowerGroup Singapore reported. 

In its Employment Outlook Survey, ManpowerGroup Singapore found that the strongest labour markets are expected from Australia (+30%), Hong Kong (+30%), and India (+30%). Singapore followed with +27%). 

Meanwhile, the weakest outlooks are expected from Taiwan (+9%), and Japan (+10%0. 

Read more: Singapore is one of the top APAC countries hiring remote workers: report

“The only region reporting an increase in hiring intentions from Q1, perhaps due to the reopening of trade and travel in mainland China, with its economy beginning to recover. This has affected the rest of the region with rebounding consumer demand and travel,” the report read in part.


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