Recent statistics indicate the start of 2006 for Mesa County's job market.
37% of companies interviewed for the Manpower study plan to hire more employees, 40% expect to maintain their current staffing levels, while 23% plan on reducing their payrolls.
Fourth quarter numbers are also slightly stronger than predicted, which indicates a growing economy in the county.
Nationally, the hiring trend is expected to continue,
rounding out two years of consistent job prospects.
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