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2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Trends in VMS and MSP use

November 18, 2011

  • VMS and MSP use stable among core buyers
  • VMS and MSP use projected to rise, consistent with the long-term trend

3Q11 Financial Results for 19 Publicly Held Staffing Firms

November 16, 2011

  • Year-over-year revenue growth remains in double-digits for most companies despite weak economy
  • On an organic basis, On Assignment reported highest revenue growth
  • Majority of companies reported net income growth above 40% from 3Q10 to 3Q11

SI Report Webinar - November 2011

November 8, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Latest buyer survey research

SI Report Webinar - October 2011

October 18, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Top Markets by metro/segment

October 2011 U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index Snapshot

October 10, 2011

  • September 2011 was lowest monthly close for index since May 2009
  • All 17 stocks in the index decline in 3Q11
  • Increasing likelihood of new recession

Marketing/Creative Growth Update

September 30, 2011

  • Employment returns to growth for advertising and consulting; graphic design trending flat and polling contracting
  • Pulse data indicates increasing percentage of firms reporting some year-over-year growth
  • Segment contracted in 2009, recovered in 2010, and is expected return to pre-recession levels... More

Outplacement Growth Update

September 16, 2011

  • Public companies show high levels of contraction, although contraction decelerating
  • Layoffs decreasing at decelerating rate
  • Outplacement historically inversely correlated to general economic/employment growth

Clinical/Scientific Growth Update

September 15, 2011

  • Public company results mixed - some high growth, some low growth, some contraction
  • Employment outlook looks positive
  • We project this segment to see some acceleration in 2011 and 2012

PEO Growth Update

September 15, 2011

  • Large PEO firms performing well in terms of revenue and worksite employees
  • PEO sector overall is less prosperous, indicating smaller firms are not performing as well
  • Long-term PEO trends show growth, but at a decelerating rate

Retained Search Staffing Growth Update

September 14, 2011

  • Retained search projected to grow 12% in 2011 and 8% in 2012
  • Public companies report strong revenue growth in 2Q11
  • However, internal hiring at retained search firms down 10%