Survey: Providence-area 2Q job outlook ‘dull’

EMPLOYERS in the Northeast expect little staffing change in the second quarter, Manpower said. Above, the region's quarterly outlook from 1997 to the current survey. /
EMPLOYERS in the Northeast expect little staffing change in the second quarter, Manpower said. Above, the region's quarterly outlook from 1997 to the current survey. /
Providence-area employers anticipate a “dull” job market in the second quarter, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today. The region’s outlook is among the weakest nationwide, the report said. From April to June, only 13 percent of companies surveyed expect to hire more workers, while 23 percent expect to pare their payrolls, 51…

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