Brazil, Russia, doing most hiring, says CareerBuilder 2013 global job forecast by Jim Townsend in Recruitment 16 Jan 2013 While 62 percent of surveyed U.S. employers say their firm’s finanical outlook is improved, Brazil, Russia, India and China top the list of countries who plan to increase hiring in 2013. CareerBuilder determined this and other hiring facts about the 10 largest global economies in its first-ever annual global job forecast. In the U.S., 26 percent of participating firms will hire This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.