Place & Search, RPO

Direct Hire Staffing Growth Update

March 21, 2012

  • Public firms report double-digit growth in 2011
  • January Pulse survey indicates 80% of firms report y/y growth
  • Internal employment grew by 12% in 2011

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%

Direct Hire Staffing Growth Update

September 8, 2011

  • Direct hire coming back strong, despite high college-level unemployment
  • Public companies are optimistic about direct hire and indicate they will be hiring more employees in their direct hire divisions

The 2011 Book of Lists: A complete collection of staffing firm rankings and lists

August 11, 2011

  • Compilation of all 26 SIA annual lists in one sortable Excel workbook
  • Ranks hundreds of staffing firms' staffing revenue domestically, globally, and by staffing sector
  • Opportunity lists: fastest-growing, diversity, mentors/proteges, acquirers

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

Watch the full webinar on demand 
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