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Hiring expected to increase in Lehigh Valley

By 69 News, follow: @69news, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 30 2013 10:22:41 AM CDT

Looking for a job in the Lehigh Valley? The next six months could be a good time to find one.

A market research firm, KAA, surveys area businesses every quarter and the most recent survey shows local businesses plan to significantly increase employment over the next six months.

The average business participant in the survey said its planning to add one more employee in the next six months.

This translates to 6,600 new employees, an increase of 4.2% at annual rates, the highest point for this indicator since 2007.