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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

November 05 2007

Here is a list of research reports and citations to other research released last week by Staffing Industry Analysts.

BRIEFING — October BLS Employment Bulletin

Temp employment bottoming out; Nonfarm employment improves again; Direct placement growth remains tepid; PEOs see new low again. For more, click here.

CITATION - The physician recruiting standard

This citation directs readers to The Physician Recruiting Standard, a quarterly resource covering staffing trends in the healthcare sector.  The newsletter provides updates on employment trends affecting medical doctors, with commentary and primary-source statistics on permanent placement as well as locum tenens. For more, click here.

INSIGHT - The diversity staffing firms list

This Insight features a list of 120 diversity staffing firms and includes an additional detailed table of the top 10 diversity staffing firms by revenue. For more, click here.

CITATION - How Adecco became the world's largest staffing firm

This citation directs readers to a May 2006 brief entitled, "Mapping the Geography of Transnational Staffing Firms:  the case of Adecco."  As part of a wider project exploring the globalization of the temporary staffing industry, the paper provides a retrospective of how Adecco became the world's largest staffing firm. For more, click here. 

BRIEFING - Decline in commercial staffing revenue may be bottoming out

The market for commercial staffing is feeling the economic pinch. Versus the year earlier, revenue is down for this segment, which includes industrial staffing and office/clerical, but trend data suggests it may be bottoming out. This Briefing examines third-quarter results recently released by several staffing companies that provide commercial staffing. For more, click here.

CITATION - Brief introduction to the Australian staffing industry

This citation directs readers to a paper, published by a trio of researchers from the University of Manchester, which provides a brief overview of the temporary staffing industry in Australia. For more, click here.

CITATION - An in-depth analysis of Australian staffing market legal and competitive issues

This citation directs readers to a September 2007 article published by the University of Manchester on the subject of the Australian staffing market.  This paper represents an update to an earlier released 2005 brief on the same subject. For more, click here.


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