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HK Hiring Slows

HK Hiring SlowsHK Hiring Slows

Hong Kong’s construction sector saw the biggest decline in hiring over the past year amid delays in infrastructure projects, a consulting firm found, NewsNow reported.That finding came as ManpowerGroup Hong Kong, which polled 728 employers, released Tuesday the first-quarter results of its 2017 Employment Outlook Survey. The respondents came from the finance, insurance, real estate, manufacturing, construction, services, transportation and utilities and wholesale and retail trade sectors. Results showed that 17% forecast an increase in staffing levels in the next three months, while 4% predicted a decrease. However, when compared with the first quarter this year, four of the six sectors saw less hiring.

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