New Survey Reveals Who’s Hiring – By Sector and Department


Industrial sector expects most hiring. Production and sales top list of departments Express Employment Professionals released new survey results revealing which sectors and departments are planning to do the most hiring in the second quarter of 2016.

The findings come from a survey of 390 businesses.

Forty-six percent of business indicated they plan to hire in the industrial sector, followed by13 percent who plan to hire administrative positions and 10 percent hiring for the engineering field. Respondents also reported plans to eliminate positions in industrial and accounting and finance.

Businesses indicated that the top three departments for hiring were production (36 percent), sales (30 percent) and logistics (nine percent). Meanwhile, respondents indicated they have no hiring plans in the second quarter for accounting, human resources, legal or risk. The only department in which respondents reported plans to eliminate positions was accounting.

The survey of 390 businesses, which are current and former clients of Express Employment Professionals, was conducted in the first quarter of 2016.

Express Employment Professionals puts people to work. It generated $3.02 billion in sales and employed a record 500,002 people in 2015. Its long-term goal is to put a million people to work annually.

The Bend Express office is located at 61379 South Highway 97 and serves the Central Oregon area. Local businesses and applicants are encouraged to stop by, visit call us at 541-389-1505.


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