From one year ago, hiring in the manufacturing and service sectors is expected to grow in January, according to the Leading Indicators of National Employment report from the Society for Human Resource Management.

In fact, the manufacturing-sector hiring is expected to increase for the fifth time in six months while service-sector hiring is projected to grow for the sixth consecutive month.

Within the manufacturing sector, 42.2 percent of respondents plan to bring in more employees; however, 11 percent of respondents expect to cut staff for a hiring net of 31.2 percent. The other 46.8 percent of respondents anticipate making no staff changes in January.

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