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Just the Job: Business Confidence Index 8


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Infographic for the original Regus report 'Just the Job'.

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Just the Job: Business Confidence Index 8

  1. 1. Regus BusinessConfidence IndexIssue 8 April 2013 Just the job Although business ... businesses globally plan to hire confidence shows only more sales and marketing staff marginal progress ... in their bid for growthBusiness Confidence IndexGlobal confidence has made only slightprogress compared to six months ago111 114 57% October April 2012 2013 Business Confidence broadly flat since October 2011 Planned global120 increase in sales and marketing staff110100 90 Oct Apr Oct Apr Oct Apr Oct Apr 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013However, growth economies continue toreport higher average confidence ratesthan mature economies 126 104 40% Growth Mature economies economiesNew blood for a fresh start OperationsBusinesses are refusing to be disheartenedby the extended economic slowdown andintend to trade their way back into growth 25% Businesses reporting they plan to increase staff numbers by over 5% 19% IT 85% Businesses reporting 15% they plan to increase headcount or maintain it unchangedGrowth economies are particularly likely to Adminboost their employee numbers significantly 39% 38% 31% 30% 26% Over 26,000 business respondents from India Brazil South Africa China Mexico 9% over 99 countries were interviewed Finance These were sourcedAs businesses eye growth they are from Regus’ globalcounting on new talent and their contacts database 5%sales and marketing teams to of over 1 millionlead them out of the downturn business-people HR worldwide * Departments global business expects firms to expand Regus is the world’s largest provider of flexible workplaces, with products and services ranging from fully equipped offices to professional meeting rooms, business lounges and the world’s largestDownload the full report at: network of video communication studios