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?
CEOs: Do you think CEOs of U.S.-based multinational companies are working hard to hire American workers? Yes 29% No 71% Do you think CEOs of U.S.-based companies that are global are motivated to hire Americans? Yes 27% No 73% 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. About Korn/Ferry International Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property, and research. SOURCE Korn/Ferry