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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

SIA Staffing Index: May 2019 Update

June 5, 2019

The SIA Staffing Index is a diffusion index based on SIA's bimonthly Pulse survey of staffing firms regarding US staffing trends in revenue. The SIA Staffing Index is a measure of the net proportion of staffing firms reporting positive revenue growth.


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

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2019 Update

May 24, 2019

  • Staffing industry generates $490 billion of revenue worldwide in 2018
  • SIA projects global staffing revenue growth of 4% next year
  • Of the fourteen largest markets, only China and India projected to grow more than 5% next year

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

SIA New Orders Index

May 1, 2019

  • The SIA New Orders Index tracks growth in new orders across the US staffing industry
  • The index gauges new order trends from 2012 to the present

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