ZRG Partners Q3 2017 Industrial Hiring Index shows uptick

ROCHELLE PARK, NEW JERSEY (November 28, 2017) – ZRG Partners, a client-focused global executive search firm driven by data analytics, announced the results of its Q3 2017 Global Industrial Hiring Index.

The Industrial market hiring trends showed moderate increase over Q3 2016.

Nate Frank, Managing Director, ZRG Industrial Practice stated “With the index matching its 4-year high, there is clearly a lot of positive momentum in the industrial space. If the Heavy Equipment and Oil & Gas sectors can continue to expand hiring activity in the coming quarters, that will be a positive sign for a strong 2018.”

From a Private Equity investment perspective in Q3 2017, Private Equity investments posted the second highest investment quarter in our tracking history. Both year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter data showed a growth of over 100%.

The Global Industrial Hiring Index analysis utilizes a proprietary algorithm that looks at hiring within selected benchmark companies in seven distinct segments. ZRG Partners collaborates with data from the CEB TalentNeuron™ tool and Pitchbook to assemble the sector data that drives the Index.

Contact Information: Rob Wolgemuth at rwolgemuth@zrgpartners.com, +1.630.462.1840