SPOKANE--Spokane has the worst job hiring outlook in the nation this upcoming year.

This according to Forbes magazine, which released it s projected hiring outlook for 2012. It lists the top cities for available jobs as well as the worst.

Spokane tied for last along with Fresno, California and Dayton, Ohio with a -4% hiring outlook.

12% of Spokane employers say they will increase their hiring in 2012, while 16% say they will be cutting staff.

Fort Myers and Lakeland-Winterhaven, Florida tied for first with net hiring outlooks of 17%.

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