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SHRM Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) 

Employment Expectations Manufacturing Services
In April, the hiring rate will rise in manufacturing and fall in services compared with a year ago. +9.0
-6.5
Recruiting Difficulty Manufacturing Services
In March, recruiting difficulty increased in both sectors compared with a year ago. +3.8
+9.8
New-Hire Compensation Manufacturing Services
In March, the rate of increase for new-hire compensation rose minimally in both sectors compared with a year ago. +0.5
+1.3

Source: April 2014 SHRM LINE Report

SHRM LINE Review

The LINE Annual Review for 2012 is now available. The review looks at how LINE data correspond with other employment indicators and at broader economic trends and developments that occurred in the last 12 months.

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SHRM LINE April 2014

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