Chief financial officers plan to hire more accounting and finance employees in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to a newly released survey.

Ten percent of the more than 1,400 CFOs surveyed by recruiter Robert Half International said they plan to expand the size of their teams in the final three months of the year. Another 5 percent anticipate making staff reductions in the fourth quarter, providing a net increase of 5 percent. In the third quarter, the hiring projections were flat, with 6 percent of CFOs predicting staff increases and 6 percent predicting reductions.

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