43.2% of companies intend to hire more employees in Spain in 2018, according to nearly 600 companies asked in a survey consultation carried out by Infoempleo and Grupo Adecco in which, on the contrary, 11.5% say that the workforce will decrease and 26.2% believe that it will keep the number of contracted.
According to Infoempleo and Grupo Adecco, the employment prospects for 2018 “are positive for most of the companies consulted.” 46.3% of them say that more jobs will be created, while 44.4% assure that they will remain at figures similar to 2017.
Only 9.3% handle negative forecasts and predict a job destruction in 2018.
By areas, 38.5% of the companies consulted considered that, in the next two years, the commercial and sales area will be the one that requires a greater number of professionals.
Second, the field of computing and Internet will be where most workers are required in the coming years (22%). And, third, customer service (20.4%).
These are followed by engineering and production (19.8%), administration and general services (17.4%), marketing and communication (16.7%) and human resources (10.6%).
At the other extreme, few companies foresee increases in the areas of legal (2.2%), graphic arts, design and media (3.7%), quality, R & D, prevention of occupational risks and the environment (4.1%).
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