Employers in the West Midlands are the most positive in the country about hiring new staff, according to a survey by a national recruitment agency Manpower Group.
Automotive investment has boosted regional confidence, pushing the county to the top of the list.
This news follow Jaguar Land Rover's announced last week, that it's doubling the size of its new engine plant near Wolverhampton, leading to 1,400 new jobs.
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