Archived Articles

Who uses PEOs most?

January 21, 2009

Transportation industry the most intensive user of leased employees
States with greatest share of leased employees:  Florida, Arizona, Utah, Georgia & Texas
In manufacturing, liklihood of PEO-usage greater among bigger, newer plants

INSIGHT: Healthcare staffing forecast - January update

January 13, 2009

2009 growth forecast for healthcare reduced to 1.5%
Expected contraction in nurse staffing
Strong growth in locum tenens

Hottest (and coldest) metros update

January 12, 2009

Hottest: San Antonio, St.Louis, VA Beach-Norfolk
Weakest: Atlanta, Warren-Troy MI, Tampa Bay FL
Only four percent of metros seeing accelerating growth

Staffing Buyers Talk Issues, SI Review January 2009

January 5, 2009

See Spaces as More Complex, Dynamic

Some staffing firms lowering earnings estimates, cutting workers

December 23, 2008

Manpower withdraws Q4 guidance
Hudson lowers fourth-quarter guidance
Heidrick to cut 15% of staff

Flexible employment data for 29 countries

December 22, 2008

OECD's estimate of contingent workers by country
Variety of labor market indicators also available
Especially useful for comparing different geographies

Clinical/Scientific staffing growth update

December 18, 2008

Coverage initiated for the clinical/scientific segment
We project $1.5 billion of domestic revenue for this segment for 2008
Allegis group is the largest provider of staffing in this segment

Outplacement growth update

December 17, 2008

Outplacement strongest sector of staffing
Ongoing layoffs should spur continued growth
Staffing Industry Analysts affirms 18% growth projection for 2009

Staffing's hottest (and coldest) metros update

December 15, 2008

Hottest markets: St. Louis MO, Baltimore-Towson MD, San Antonio TX
Weakest markets: Detroit-Livonia MI, Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale AZ, Wichita KS
Only seven percent of metros seeing accelerating growth

Finance and accounting staffing growth update

December 8, 2008

Economy drags down demand for F&A staffing
Demand especially weak in financial services industry
Long-term contracts help some firms survive this economic cycle