The Real Deal Miami

Layoffs in the cards for early 2009

December 03, 2008 10:05AM

The most recent results of the Robert Half International Financial
Hiring Index show that 10 percent of chief financial officers in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale
area and 9 percent in West Palm Beach expect to lay off staff during the
first three months of next year. Seven percent of chief financial
officers in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale area and 9 percent in the West
Palm Beach market expect to add accounting and finance staff during the
first quarter. Most respondents — 81 percent in Miami/Fort Lauderdale
and 77 percent in West Palm Beach — anticipate no change in hiring.