Employment Outlook Survey

The survey was conducted between January 6 and January 28 before the global escalation of Covid-19.

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Hiring Plans for Q2 2020

U.S. employers reported positive hiring intentions in the second quarter of 2020.

11,250+ U.S. employers shared their hiring plans for Q2 2020

Employers hiring plans graph for Q3 2019

State and Metro Areas With the Strongest Jobs Outlook

Map of the United States showing state and metro areas with strongest jobs outlook States: Alaska • Maine • Virginia • Wisconsin Metro Areas: Virginia Beach, Va. • Madison, Wis. • Charleston S.C. • Deltona, Fla.

Jobs Outlook Across the U.S.

Employers in all 12 U.S. industry sectors and across the 100 largest metro areas expected to increase payrolls during the second quarter of 2020.

Industries with Strongest Jobs Outlook

Leisure & Hospitality
Transportation & Utilities
Wholesale & Retail Trade
Professional & Business Services

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