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Columbus-metro ranks 3rd in nation for hiring

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A recent Manpower survey lists Columbus as having one of the strongest job markets in the nation.

Employers in the Columbus-metro area are expected to hire at a positive pace during the fourth quarter - making it the third best in the nation.

From October to December, 18% of companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 8% plan to reduce payrolls.

About 71% plan to maintain their current payrolls and only 3% were not certain of hiring plans.

For more on Manpower's surveys check out www.manpower.com.

For a list of the weakest and strongest areas for employment check out this document: "
Anticipated Strongest and Weakest MSAs for Quarter 4 2009"

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