Employment Survey Shows Small Gains In Hiring

Posted on by Chief Marketer Staff

Nearly one in three direct marketing companies will add staff during fourth quarter 2009, up from 20% in the third quarter, according to a new employment survey.

The percentage of firms anticipating layoffs remained steady at 8%, according to Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC, which conducted the research.

Company principal Jerry Bernhart attributed at least some of the jump in the anticipated Q4 hiring freeze index to seasonal variations. “We’ve seen this happen in our past fourth-quarter surveys when companies have held off on hiring decisions until after the holidays,” he said in a statement. “That may have been exacerbated this last quarter by the recession’s severity.”

Bernhart

More

Related Posts

Chief Marketer Videos

by Chief Marketer Staff

“Trapped in Advertising” sounds like a hashtag you might use after a bad day at work, but for Pringles and Adult Swim, it was a year-long, pop culture-forward campaign aimed at ad-averse 18- to 35-year-old “Rick and Morty” fans. The goal was to sustain engagement and become part of the cultural conversation in order to…

	
        

PRO Awards

ProAwards

Click here to view the 2021 winners.
Information on 2022 coming soon!
	
        

CHIEF MARKETER 200 Winners Announced

CM 200

Click here to to view the full list of the 2022 winners!