News Article From: 06-13-2006
The article, Survey indicates Phoenix job market will have robust summer, from the Arizona Republic, reports that hiring by Phoenix-area employers should outpace hiring nationally, according to a Manpower employer survey being released today. It found that 36 percent of local employers expect to add staff in July, august or September, compared to 31 percent nationally. "We're in a period where we'll probably have slower growth going forward," said Tracy Clark, an economist at ASU. "But given the fact we have continuing population growth, there's no reason to expect it to fall off the cliff." Construction, durable-goods manufacturing, transportation/public utilities and education were among the industries expecting to add jobs.