U.S. employers plan to increase hiring 8% in the second quarter, according to a survey by Manpower. That doesn't change the fact that the U.S. isn't even close to replacing jobs lost in the recession, economists said. At least 200,000 jobs a month would have to be added to affect the unemployment rate significantly. Since December, job creation has averaged 85,000 a month, the Labor Department said.

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