Curtis Starkey

Research Analyst

Curtis Starkey

Curtis Starkey is a Research Analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts. His research coverage includes benchmarking surveys and the office clerical skill segment of staffing, among other topics.

Curtis holds a BS in Finance from Bradley University, an MS in Financial Analysis from the University of San Francisco, and he has passed the Level II CFA exam. His unique variety of experiences include those in research and finance as well as roles in the gig economy. He spent four years living in China and Taiwan, where he learned Chinese, worked as a writer and editor for two popular Taiwanese magazines, and did freelance writing and research.

Recent Articles

US Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2019 Update

September 17, 2019

  • US staffing industry forecast to grow 3% in 2019 and 3% in 2020
  • Report contains detailed market sizing and growth forecasts for twelve occupational segments and sectors
  • US staffing industry expected to reach $156.2 billion in 2020

Largest Retained Search Firms in the US: 2019 Update

August 16, 2019

  • Report ranks 13 firms that generated at least $25 million in retained search revenue last year
  • The three largest companies are Korn Ferry, Heidrick & Struggles, and Spencer Stuart
  • The 13 firms generated a combined $2.0 billion in retained search revenue

Companies Looking to Acquire Staffing and Workforce Solutions Firms: 2019 Update

July 26, 2019

  • Report details the acquisition preferences of 189 staffing firms including preferred segment and geography
  • Top three segment and geographic preferences are provided along with contact details for use by potential sellers