Archived Articles

Final Diagnosis,Contingent Workforce Strategies May/June 2009

May 21, 2009

Memorial turns to technology to improve its health

Choosing a Tech Provider,Contingent Workforce Strategies May/June 2009

May 21, 2009

A guide to the VMS selection process

A Contingent Perspective: Go Temp!Contingent Workforce Strategies May/June 2009

May 21, 2009

The business case for hiring contingents

PEO staffing growth update

May 20, 2009

Enviable position: We project revenue roughly flat in 2009
But western U.S. underperforming
Smaller PEOs losing market share

Engineering/design staffing growth update

May 19, 2009

Economy finally hits engineering
CDI and MPS report 1Q engineering revenue down mid-teens y/y
Only markets still doing well: energy and government

Outplacement growth update

May 18, 2009

Outplacement growth exceeds 40% y/y in 1Q09
Key driver: layoffs running 36% higher y/y
CEOs predict strong growth

First-quarter financial results

May 15, 2009

Revenue falls at 26 of 27 public staffing firms tracked
13 firms reported net losses
Some say revenue declines are stabilizing

Clinical/Scientific staffing growth update

May 15, 2009

2009 projection to be lowered in next forecast update
Reduced demand in big pharma due to recent M&A activity
Allegis (Aerotek) is largest provider in this segment based on 2008 revenue

Commercial staffing growth update

May 15, 2009

Commercial staffing sees accelerating downdraft
Industrial remains in sharper decline than office/clerical
But trends in key markets show signs of improvement

Finance/Accounting staffing growth update

May 15, 2009

2009 projection to be lowered in next forecast update
Some signs of stabilization of demand, but at very low level
1Q09 revenue contraction heavier than 20% y/y was the norm among F&A providers