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US Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2019 Update

April 19, 2019

  • US staffing industry forecast to grow 4% in 2019 and 3% in 2020
  • Trends vary by occupational segment, from declines in office/clerical to high single digit expansion in several professional segments
  • US staffing industry expected to reach $157.8 billion next year

Financial Results of Staffing Companies - April 2019 Update

April 15, 2019

  • Report includes financial results of 21 publicly traded staffing companies
  • Median year-over-year revenue growth was 3.8% in the most recent fiscal quarter

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

IT Staffing Growth Assessment: 2019 Update

April 3, 2019

  • The worldwide market for temporary IT staffing reached a scale of $66 billion in revenue in 2017.
  • Forty-five percent of the IT staffing sector is derived from the US, where we forecast 3% revenue growth in 2019, representing the tenth consecutive year of expansion.
  • This report explores dynamics... More

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

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

March 6, 2019

  • This report 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 have... More

Staffing Trends in 2019

February 4, 2019

  • Sets out the most important staffing trends for 2019
  • Includes the global economy, Technology/automation and Skills shortage
  • Legislation, the Gig economy and the rise of Asia

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

US Jobs Report: January 2019

January 4, 2019

  • US economy adds 312,000 jobs in December
  • Temporary help services grew by more than 10,000 jobs for the sixth straight month
  • The labor force participation rate rose to 63.1%