Andrew Braswell, CCWP

Recent Articles

1Q17 healthcare staffing results recap: Conditions remain conducive to growth

May 9, 2017

While our industry forecast projects growth in the US healthcare staffing market to decelerate to 7% in 2017 from its double-digit pace over the past two years, this is still a historically good time to be in the business of providing healthcare workers. Such was the overarching takeaway from the first... More

May US Jobs Report

May 5, 2017

  • US added 211,000 jobs in April
  • Temp jobs grew 5,800 in April, up 0.19% y/y
  • Temp penetration rate rises to all-time high of 2.058%

Healthcare staffing forecast update shows continuing growth

April 11, 2017

According to the recent semiannual update of our US Staffing Industry Forecast, the healthcare staffing market in the US is projected to grow 7% this year and 5% in 2018 in terms of revenue.

April US Jobs Report

April 7, 2017

  • US added 98,000 jobs in March
  • Temp jobs grew 10,500 in March, up 0.35% y/y
  • Temp penetration rate rises to all-time high of 2.054%

Successful IT Recruiting Strategies

March 21, 2017

  • IT professionals are in short supply in most developed economies, creating recruiting challenges
  • Sourcing methods for tech talent must be adapted to the current environment
  • People and processes in your recruiting function should be analyzed to drive efficiency and effectiveness

March US Jobs Report

March 10, 2017

  • US added 235,000 jobs in February
  • Temp jobs grew 3,100 in February, up 0.1% y/y
  • Temp penetration rate at 2.04%, near all-time high of 2.05%

Fourth quarter 2016 IT staffing results recap: Signs of improvement

February 27, 2017

Having seen IT staffing demand soften somewhat through the first three quarters of 2016 relative to the pace experienced in recent years, reporting of Q4 financial results gave us an important first read into how the environment may be changing now that the noise of the presidential election is behind... More

February US Jobs Report

February 3, 2017

  • US added 227,000 jobs in January
  • Temp jobs grew 14,800 in January, up 0.5% y/y
  • Temp penetration rate matches all-time high at 2.05%

IT staffing remains industry’s most active segment for M&A

January 31, 2017

Though overall merger and acquisition volume across the staffing industry landscape was down last year from the multiyear high set in 2015, IT once again led all staffing occupational segments targeted in number of transactions.

Staffing Merger and Acquisition Annual Report 2016

January 27, 2017

  • North American M&A declined 25% from 2015
  • The 69 transactions announced in 2016 was in-line with volume in 2013 and 2014
  • IT and healthcare staffing firms most frequent targets