Ninety-one percent of employers in California's Silicon Valley say they plan to increase or keep employment levels at the same numbers, according to an economic survey by West Valley Staffing Group.

This figure is up from 90 percent at the same time from last year. Only 9 percent of respondents expect to cut staffing levels, and this survey marks the fourth straight quarter of reported employment growth. Among the respondents that plan to either add staff or keep the same levels, 39 percent believe their hiring needs will increase while 52 percent of respondents expect their hiring needs to remain steady.

"Employers have indicated that hiring will remain steady and continue to increase in Silicon Valley," says Michael Williams, president and CEO of West Valley Staffing Group. "The second quarter of 2012 is the fourth consecutive quarter of reported employment growth, according to our data."

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