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Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis

June 30, 2009

SISI up 2% in June
9 gainers, 10 decliners
Russell reshuffle: Barrett and CTG in, Hudson out

Historical Staffing Industry Growth Trends: 1995-2008

June 29, 2009

Much of the industry growth has come with greater cyclicality
Secular revenue growth driven by larger mix of professional jobs with higher bill rates
Industry has grown more diversified

Economic indicators update

June 10, 2009

Leading indicators getting less negative
ECRI index trend improves 1000 basis points from April
Manufacturing appears to be recovering more quickly

MAY EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

June 5, 2009

May temp losses lowest since 2007
Where staffing isn't plummeting
"Only" 345,000 nonfarm jobs lost

Unemployment up, search sector in freefall
Key staffing markets stabilizing

Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis

June 1, 2009

SISI down 6% in May
7 gainers, 13 decliners
Rally in the broader market tapered off in mid May

2008 public staffing company results

May 22, 2009

For your convenience, in one table; revenue, net income, gross margins, EPS, stock high/low
Even split in 2008 revenue; half of firms up, half down
A number of firms post noncash impairment charges

Economic indicators update

May 10, 2009

Four of five indicators show improvement
ECRI: Recession may end this summer
Initial unemployment claims finally begin to fall

APRIL EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

May 8, 2009

Less worse: Temp jobs off 63,000 in April
Where staffing isn't plummeting
Also less worse: 539,000 nonfarm jobs lost

Unemployment up, search sector in freefall
Key staffing markets beginning to stabilize

Staffing Industry Stock Index analysis

May 1, 2009

SISI up 33% in April, up 49% over last two months, highest monthly close since September
Highly cyclical SISI outperforms broader market as favorable economic signs emerge
Ok to miss earnings, but must mention stabilization

GDP and unemployment projections

April 13, 2009

Large disparity in 2009 U.S. GDP projections
U.S. employment recovery in 2010 at earliest
On track for worst year since 1946