Burnison added that the current capital market uncertainty in Europe slows hiring in the U.S. and around the globe in general. "Companies forecast demand for goods and services. Obviously with the highest unemployment ever in Europe, it reduces consumer demand. Lower demand makes CEOs less willing to invest in hiring as they are uncertain of a payback."
Detailed results are as follows:
Do you think the President of the United States has a big impact on job creation? [This question is referring to anyone in the office, not any particular person.]
Do you think the President, Congress and the Federal Reserve Bank can implement policies that control the U.S. economy?
Do you think that the U.S. has invested in technologies that create jobs?
Do you think government spending on infrastructure projects is a good way for the government to positively impact or grow jobs?
Which of these technologies is the one best capital investment for U.S. job creation?
Sustainable energy solutions 28%
Information technology 23%
Infrastructure for the country 22%(roads, the utility GRID system)
New inventions/manufactured products 13%
Manufacturing methods 12%
Do you think CEOs of U.S.-based multinational companies are working hard to hire American workers?
Do you think CEOs of U.S.-based companies that are global are motivated to hire Americans?
The Korn/Ferry survey was polled by Survey Sampling International, the world's leading provider of sampling, data collection and data analytic solutions for survey research, collected data.
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