SHRM Poll: The Ongoing Impact of the Recession--Overall Financial Health and Hiring


Of the 73% of organizations that were currently hiring full-time staff, the majority (58%) were generally hiring direct replacements of jobs lost since the recession began. Nearly one-third (30%) of these organizations were hiring for completely new positions, while 12% reported they were typically adding new duties to jobs lost since the recession began. This is part two of a series of SHRM Poll findings on how the economic recession is impacting employers in the U.S.