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SHRM Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®)

Employment Expectations Manufacturing Services
In August, the hiring rate will rise slightly in manufacturing and services compared with a year ago. +0.3


Recruiting Difficulty Manufacturing Services
In July, recruiting difficulty increased in both sectors compared with a year ago. +4.8

New-Hire Compensation Manufacturing Services
In July, the rate of increase for new-hire compensation rose in both sectors compared with a year ago. +2.7


Source: August 2014 SHRM LINE Report



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