ZRG’s Global Equipment Leasing and Asset Finance Hiring Index posted a slight decrease in overall hiring demand, ending the quarter at 54.5%, down 3.4% in the quarter. In the US, Q1 brought a bit of retreat in the hiring demand for the equipment leasing sector, ending the quarter off 8.8% from year end ranges.
ZRG’s Global Equipment Leasing and Asset Finance Hiring Index is showing a continued slowdown in hiring demand rolling over from last quarter. After a third quarter drop of 11% in hiring demand around the world, we are seeing more of the same in the fourth quarter with an additional drop of 13% in hiring as the index ended at 55%, down from 67%.
The ZRG Partners Equipment Leasing and Finance Hiring Index showed a 28 percent decrease in hiring demand this quarter, reversing the streak of three straight quarters of hiring demand growth.
The summer months are bringing less opportunity around the world for employees in the equipment leasing and commercial finance sectors. After a slight increase in demand posted in the second quarter of this year, the latest release of the ZRG Partners Global Hiring index showed a drop of 11% in hiring demand, following the larger macro trends impacting companies around the world.
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Q2 hiring demand in the North American Equipment Leasing and Finance sector increased again this quarter to 558, a rather clear increase from the first quarter hiring levels shown in the index. The hiring demand increase appears centered around several trends that seem to be impacting talent strategies for many organizations.
The ZRG Partners Global Equipment Leasing and Finance Hiring Index (GELAF) showed an overall increase of 15% for the quarter closing at 74, up from last quarters closing number of 63.7. Driving the index up was robust hiring in all of the BRIC countries and an improved hiring picture in the USA.