According to the newest Regus Business Confidence Index, employers expect to hire new graduates, freelancers and remote workers, as they try to increase their employee numbers while remaining flexible and rapidly scalable in this economy.

Of the respondents, more than one-third say they plan to recruit new graduates. Another 47 percent of respondents say they anticipate hiring freelancers, and 44 percent plan to hire remote employees in the next two years. U.S. business confidence has dropped more than 20 percent, from 119 to 90 points, since April, which is the largest decline in the overall index.

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