How has COVID-19 Impacted Hiring Across the U. S.?

The survey findings for the fourth quarter of 2020 are likely to reflect the impact of COVID-19.

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Hiring Plans for Q4 2020

U.S. employers reported positive hiring intentions for the fourth quarter of 2020.

8,700+ U.S. employers shared their hiring plans for Q4 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: Wyoming • Idaho • Mississippi • Arkansas • Virginia Metro Areas: Rochester, N.Y. • Little Rock-Conway, Ark. • Buffalo-Niagara Falls, N.Y. • Springfield, Mass. • Knoxville, Tenn.

Jobs Outlook Across the U.S.

Employers in all 12 U.S. industry sectors expect payroll gains during the October to December time frame.

Industries with Strongest Jobs Outlook

Leisure & Hospitality
Transportation & Utlities
Wholesale & Retail Trade
Education & Health Services
Professional & Business Services

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