Maxim Kupfer, CCWP

Interactive Research Developer

Maxim Kupfer

Maxim Kupfer is a Research Analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts. His coverage areas include industry compensation, survey research and data analysis. In addition, he works on the development of data tools for analyzing industry trends.

Maxim comes from a financial background and worked in banking prior to joining SIA. He graduated from Chapman University with degrees in Economics and Computer Science, and passed the CFA Level III exam.

Recent Articles

US Jobs Report: June 2019

June 7, 2019

  • Temporary help employment gains 5,100 in May, but more than offset by downward revisions to prior months
  • Unemployment rate remains at 49 year low
  • Wage growth cooling slightly after gaining traction last year

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

June 4, 2019

  • This interactive tool provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Staffing markets... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - May 2019

May 7, 2019

  • Watch the full, one-hour webinar on demand (available to corporate members only)
  • Internal staff survey results
  • IT staffing growth assessment

US Jobs Report: May 2019

May 3, 2019

  • Year-to-date average job growth per month improves in both total and temporary help employment
  • However, temporary help employment remains below its level from December
  • Unemployment declines for the month, but entirely driven by smaller labor force

US Internal Employee Compensation Estimator

April 17, 2019

  • Compensation data from over 11,600 staffing professionals
  • Data on base salary, bonus and total cash compensation
  • View pay by employee job title, experience and other criteria

US Jobs Report: April 2019

April 5, 2019

  • Total nonfarm employment rises by 196,000 in March
  • BLS reports 22,900 fewer jobs in temporary staffing, relative to last month's report
  • Labor force participation rate for ages 25-54 yet to recover to troughs from recessions of 2001 or early 90's

European Employment Barometer

March 20, 2019

SIA is delighted to provide this interactive research tool in collaboration with the World Employment Confederation. Our European Employment Barometer provides users with the capability to interactively drill through various levels of data – filter, sort, and download.

US Jobs Report: March 2019

March 8, 2019

  • Weak growth of 20,000 total jobs in February
  • Only seven of the fifteen major industry groups add jobs for the month
  • Temporary help jobs rise 5,800 in February, but revisions to prior two months more than offset gains

US Jobs Report: February 2019

February 1, 2019

  • Total nonfarm employment up by 304,000 in January
  • After revisions, temporary agency penetration rate now at 2.03%
  • Unemployment rate, affected by shutdown, up to 4.0% 

Staffing Mergers & Acquisitions: 2019 Update

January 30, 2019

  • M&A transactions of staffing firms headquartered in North America increased 27% year-over-year in 2018, representing a return to pre-recession deal volumes.
  • Targets were most frequently found within professional staffing segments, led by healthcare and IT staffing firms, constituting 24% and... More