In a recent survey done by Manpower Group released on Tuesday, Denver has the fifth best employment outlook in the nation. Manpower Group, a workforce consulting firm, said that 18% of metro Denver employers polled plan to hire workers in the second quarter and 78% plan on keeping their current staffing levels. The nationwide average outlook is a 12% growth in the second quarter. Consumer confidence continues to rise as job growth gets stronger. It appears that things are getting better and better.