The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the first quarter 2020 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 2,101 employers in the UK. This infographic highlights the key takeaways from the Q1 2020 report, including a regional heat map of jobs outlook. Click here to download the pdf. What do the percentages mean? The % of employers anticipating an increase in headcount – the % of employers expecting to decrease in headcount = Outlook Percentage. Seasonally adjusted – Seasonal adjustments are applied to research data to remove employment fluctuations that normally occur at the same time each year, such as the end of a school term or a change in season. For all the data, download the full ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey report.