Employment services up 5% in 2Q, Census says
September 12 2008
The U.S. government estimate of quarterly revenue for employment services was up 5% year over year in the second quarter, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census estimates revenue for employment services at $45.7 billion in the second quarter, up from $43.5 billion in the second quarter in 2007. The Census reported year-over-year growth of 7.3% in the first quarter of 2008. These growth estimates for the first and second quarter are higher than growth reported from other industry sources. Staffing Industry Analysts projects 1% growth for the staffing industry in 2008.