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Research from Staffing Industry Analysts

April 05 2010

The latest research for Staffing Industry Analysts corporate members includes: the initial findings of the 2010 Staffing Firm Survey, the 2010 Temporary Jobs Guidebook, growth updates for several staffing segments, an analysis of staffing stocks and a Citation regarding the Canadian staffing market.

INSIGHT - 2010 Staffing Firm Survey: Initial Findings
*Staffing firm spending and acquisition plans for 2010
*Top managerial priorities
*Key marketing & sales tactics

SPECIAL REPORT: 2010 Temporary Jobs Guidebook: Niche Market Opportunities for Staffing Firms
*Key temp statistics at an occupational level
*500 occupations analyzed and detailed
*Top niche markets identified
*User-friendly excel file available for download

INSIGHT - Engineering staffing growth update
*Segment still down, but losses diminishing
*Key markets in rapid recovery
*Signs of improvement in process & industrial, energy
INSIGHT - Finance/accounting staffing growth update
*Generally, the recovery is a bit tepid
*One of the few hot spots, mortgage services, is compressing margins
*December forecast projected 8% revenue growth in 2010, risk of downgrade in April update
INSIGHT - Retained search growth update
*Retained seeing modest recovery
*Top firms expanding into other services
*Glut of managerial talent working against growth

INSIGHT - Healthcare staffing growth update
*Slight downgrade to healthcare warranted in April's forecast update
*Weak demand in anesthesia driving greater than expected locum declines
*Shaky recovery in per diem nursing
*Higher-skilled allied modalities recovering, signs of a bottom in travel nursing

INSIGHT - Information technology staffing growth update
*IT outperforming, recovering
*Key markets no longer in decline
*But no broad talent shortage
*"Measured optimism"

BRIEFING - Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis
*SISI up 8% for the quarter, 13 gainers, 6 decliners
*Comsys up 97% for the quarter, partly driven by Manpower acquisition
*Generally, larger gains in companies with greater commercial mix

CITATION - Canadian employment services revenue & branch trends
*Statistics Canada report covers 2008
*Employment services industry revenue grows 1%
*Follows years of double-digit growth
*Largest firms represent 37.3% of industry operating revenue


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