Employers in the area will not be doing a lot of hiring in the second quarter of 2018.
In numbers released by hiring group Manpower, it shows 10 percent of employers in Quinte plan to hire between April and June.
Three percent plan to cut back, while seven percent are unsure.
That means 80 percent will hope to keep things status quo.
“The second quarter of 2018 is expected to see steady gains for Canadian job seekers,” said Yvonne Tennenbaum, Regional Director for Manpower Canada. “While Canada experienced a net loss of jobs in January, prospects for the upcoming quarter remain strong, led by exceptionally strong growth in Quebec where employers are hiring across multiple sectors.”