Growth, Market Sizes and Forecast

Growth, Market Sizes and Forecast-Staffing Industry Analysts RSS Feed Get the RSS Feed

Staffing Industry Report - September 2010

September 9, 2010

Watch the full webinar on demand 
Analysis of temp employment trends 
Preliminary forecast update


September Update: U.S. Economic Indicators & Projections

September 6, 2010

Stabilizing economic indicators are calming fears of double-dip
Initial jobless claims remain high despite low level of layoffs
High unemployment expected to linger

Marketing/creative growth update

September 1, 2010

Original estimate of market size reduced
Marketing/creative is slowly recovering
We estimate the segment generated $700m in 2009 revenue


Marketing/creative growth update

September 1, 2010

Original estimate of market size reduced
Marketing/creative is slowly recovering
We estimate the segment generated $700m in 2009 revenue

PEO Growth Update

August 30, 2010

  • Our April projection of 0% growth in 2010 likely to be upgraded
  • Revenue growth driven more by passthrough of higher benefit costs than by volume
  • Small and mid-level businesses, the bulk of PEO's client mix, are particularly challenged

PEO growth update

August 30, 2010

Our April projection of 0% growth in 2010 likely to be upgraded
Revenue growth driven more by passthrough of higher benefit costs than by volume
Small and mid-level businesses, the bulk of PEO's client mix, are particularly challenged

Finance/Accounting growth update

August 27, 2010

Finance/Accounting recovery is anemic, even relative to other segments of professional staffing
The economic recovery remains tepid, with no SOX-like catalyst to boost F&A demand
Employment trends in the financial services industry remain weak

Commercial staffing growth update

August 23, 2010

Despite economic uncertainty, or perhaps because of it, industrial staffing surge continues
Office/clerical recovering to a lesser extent
2010 revenue growth projection of 16% for industrial is poised for an upgrade in next forecast update

Second quarter 2010 financial results for 30 publicly-held staffing firms

August 22, 2010

Median 2Q y/y revenue increase: 15.4%
Corporate Resource Services #1, reflecting acquisition
Report includes full table of staffing firm performance

Healthcare staffing growth update

August 12, 2010

Hospitals remain cost-constrained but appear to have hit their limit of contract labor reductions
Several firms are noting increased nurse bookings since June
Healthcare staffing is bottoming at last