A survey carried out by the Instituto Fecomércio de Pesquisas e Análises (IFec RJ), with 427 businesspeople from the metropolitan region of Rio, in October, revealed that 35.5% of those interviewed will hire temporary employees for the end of year festivities and high season.
The majority of temporary hires (53.5%) will be in November. In December, 29.8% of entrepreneurs intend to hire additional workers. Temporary hiring in September and October totaled 20.2%. 4.6% of businesspeople interviewed said they still don’t know if they will hire.
The survey also wanted to know by what month the establishments intend to have all or part of the temporary employees on their staff. 51% said until January and 28.7% until December this year.
62.9% of those interviewed stated that there is the possibility of hiring at least one of these temporary workers and that the type of hiring, 71.9%, would be through staff increase.
According to the IFec RJ survey, 65% of entrepreneurs said they will not hire temporary workers because the number of employees in their establishments is already sufficient.