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Direct Hire Staffing Growth Update

April 7, 2011

  • Pulse survey data indicates continued strong growth
  • Employment placement agencies staffing up
  • But high college-level unemployment a constraining factor

April Update - U.S. Economic Indicators & Projections

April 6, 2011

  • Modest GDP growth in Q1 due to inclement weather
  • GDP projections for the rest of 2011 remain strong overall, but with more risk
  • Initial unemployment claims moving toward more normal levels

Fourth Quarter 2010 Financial Results for 26 Publicly Held Staffing Firms

April 5, 2011

  • Fourth quarter revenue up median 16.8% at largest firms
  • AMN up 52.3% reflecting Medfinders buy, 9% organic growth
  • Complete revenue & income table for 26 publicly reporting firms

Legal Staffing Growth Update: March 2011

April 1, 2011

  • Legal staffing began to recover in 2010
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act continues to drive demand for contract attorneys
  • Updated forecast to be released in April

April 2011 U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index Snapshot

April 1, 2011

  • SISI up 3% for the quarter, 12 gainers, 6 decliners
  • After rising 74% in 2010, SFN surges 44% in 1Q11
  • Manpower and Robert Half, the two heavyweights, were roughly flat

Marketing/Creative Growth Update: March 2011

March 31, 2011

  • Marketing/Creative staffing began to recover in 2010
  • Greater employment demand seen in advertising and graphic design
  • Updated forecast to be released in April

Finance/Accounting staffing growth update: March 2011

March 31, 2011

  • Mortgage-driven business continues to grow
  • Recovery in F&A becoming broader
  • Updated forecast to be released in April

Clinical/Scientific staffing growth update: March 2011

March 31, 2011

  • Demand from pharma to be shaky through 2012 due to restructuring
  • Financing difficulty in biotech is easing a bit
  • Updated forecast to be released in April

Commercial Staffing Growth Update

March 30, 2011

  • Industrial staffing recovery moderates as the office/clerical recovery accelerates
  • Higher SUTA costs and expiration of HIRE Act benefits could challenge Q1 margins
  • Updated forecast to be released in April

Healthcare staffing growth update

March 22, 2011

  • Healthcare staffing poised for modest recovery in 2011
  • Physicians show greater inclination for hospital employment
  • Health information management is one of the stronger allied modalities