Place & Search, RPO

2011 List of Largest U.S. Retained Search Firms

July 26, 2011

  • Lists seven companies with at least $25M in U.S. retained search revenue
  • Top three companies: Korn/Ferry, Heidrick & Struggles, Russell Reynolds Associates
  • Companies cumulatively represent 21% of U.S. retained search market

2011 List of Largest U.S. Providers of Direct Hire

July 26, 2011

  • Lists seven companies with at least $25M in U.S. direct hire revenue
  • Top company: Robert Half International
  • Companies cumulatively represent 10% of U.S. direct hire market

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2011

July 12, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • More from the buyers survey
  • Legal, Legislative, news update

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - June 2011

June 7, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand
Analysis of temporary employment trends
New! Salesforce compensation survey


Dan Pink Video

July 7, 2010

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Analysis of temp employment trends 
Highest bang-to-buck sales & marketing tactics
Trends in off-shored recruiting

U.S. Economic Census: Permanent placement/direct hire

April 23, 2010

Revenue reached $11.83 billion in 2007
Employment agencies get lion's share -- 81% of perm placement revenue
But temp staffing firms notable for $2.0 billion -- 18% of total

CITATION — U.S. Economic Census: Executive search services

April 20, 2010

Executive search revenue reached $7.18 billion in 2007
Search revenue rose 56.0% between 2002 and 2007
Executive search firms highly specialized
 

Largest direct hire staffing firms in the U.S.

December 18, 2009

16 firms make $25m cut, comprising 18% of market
Robert Half is largest with 4% market share
Direct hire segment notably fragmented

Direct hire staffing growth update

August 19, 2009

Freefall continues: down 57% y/y in 1H09
Staffing firms not optimistic for Q3
Key driver to watch: college-level unemplyment

Where employment is still booming: June update

June 29, 2009

Ten industries that are bucking the trend
Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed
Worst performing industry-temporary help