This quarterly report from Manpower Services (Hong Kong) Limited
is looking at the hiring plans for the fourth quarter 2013, and is based on a survey of more than 65 000 respondents globally; 800 of them from Hong Kong.
In Hong Kong, 20% of employers are expecting to increase payrolls and 73% are anticipating no change. The strongest hiring sector is found in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. Hiring plans remain relatively stable when compared with the previous quarter.
In the Asia Pacific region, the most optimistic hiring outlook for Q4 2013 is reported in India, Taiwan and Singapore.