Global job hot spots: a survey of entrepreneurs
Where the jobs are growing
US, China, the UK and India are the job hot spots.
Survey respondents said they increased their workforce substantially in 2011, even in Europe — which is struggling with a sovereign debt crisis, the aftermath of the global recession and high unemployment in some countries.
Total workforce growth across all
company operations 2011
And looking at 2012, 68% of the respondents anticipate increasing their workforce in the country where their company is headquartered. Forty-four percent expect to increase their workforce outside of their headquarters country.
Total workforce growth across all company operations 2011
When survey respondents were asked to name the countries outside of their headquarters country where they’d created the most jobs — the US, China, the UK and India were the top hot spots.
Survey respondents describe their
largest group of new hires
Survey respondents describe their largest group of new hires
Who’s getting hired
Many of the jobs that survey respondents created contribute to a higher standard of living. Relatively few respondents hired mostly administrative workers in 2011.
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