Forty percent of manufacturers and 25 percent of service-sector companies expect to bring on more employees in September, according to the Leading Indicators of National Employment report from the Society for Human Resource Management.

The report finds that manufacturing-sector hiring is projected to jump by a net of 12.4 points while service-sector hiring is expected to grow by a net of 2.7 points from September 2012 to September 2011.

Among the respondents in the manufacturing sector, almost half (49.2 percent) say they expect to hire more employees, and 8.4 percent say they plan to reduce staff for a net of 40.8 percent while 59.2 percent say they have no hiring or layoff plans in September.

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