Southern cities dominate a recent survey of regional hiring trends.
“Of the 25 cities where the most businesses will expand hiring next quarter, 23 are located south of the Mason-Dixon line,” according to a new survey by Manpower Research and reported by the Christian Science Monitor.
Columbus’s bright outlook comes from a confluence of strong economic trends, says Lee Snider, a research analyst at the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. One community economic mainstay, insurance company AFLAC, has been adding employees, Mr. Snider says… Couple that with the outside infusion of a Kia Motors plant that pushed its first vehicle off the line last month and the opening of a factory making ATMs for NCR Corp., and “that’s a pretty good plateful,” Snider says.
(Image of Heritage Park, Colombus, GA by samchase via Flickr cc 3.0)