This will stand out as a bright spot in an otherwise sluggish economic environment. As we usher in the New Year, despite all the gloom surrounding the global economy, employers are holding onto the India story with a strong intention of increasing hiring over the next three months compared to the last quarter. Backed by the buoyancy in the services space, and a possible resurgence in the financial sector (see chart) Indian employers have emerged as the most optimistic, as far as hiring goes, among 41 countries surveyed by Manpower group. India , Brazil and Taiwan emerged as the top three countries with the most positive hiring sentiment for next year, said the report released on Tuesday. The net employment outlook, stood at 41% for the January-March period next year, a 2% increase over the last quarter.