(KMOV)—About half of St. Louis area companies plan to hire workers in the next year.
The 2010 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report released Wednesday showed the best way to take advantage of this big hire increase is job referrals at seventy percent. Next on the list is internet job searches at thirty-six percent and thirty percent came from the newspapers.
Wednesday morning more that 400 business and education leaders to hear the report at the Missouri History Museum.
The report included survey results from 1,500 area emploters and more than 300 displaced workers who explained what they are doing to find work.