Place & Search, RPO

Where employment is still booming

March 5, 2009

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

Who's who in sourcing

January 30, 2009

A selection of useful links on finding hard-to-find job candidates
Information on expert filtering and screening techniques
Where to find the "Google Cheat Sheet"

Analysis of Kelly Services 4Q08 earnings release

January 23, 2009

Americas Commercial down 13% y/y, PTSA off 7.1% y/y
EMEA and APAC also slowing, but strong growth in Germany
Sharp decleration in Outsourcing & Consulting Group

Staffing industry forecast: 2009 - The dark before the dawn

January 9, 2009

Staffing Industry Analysts cuts industry forecast for 2009
Segment and sector downgrades widespread
No sign of economic recovery yet

The labor market for contract legal jobs

December 23, 2008

Useful online resource specializing in legal contingent segment
Includes directory of legal staffing firms by state
Frequently updated blog focusing on document review

Retained search growth update

December 12, 2008

Two retained search heavyweights experiencing slowing demand
Korn/Ferry cutting staff; Heidrick expects 2% growth in 2008
One positive common denominator: growth still seen in life sciences

Direct hire staffing growth update

December 11, 2008

Direct hire bleeding continues in 3Q
Outlook remains bleak -- continued contraction projected
Direct hire businesses cutting staff 5%

Non-U.S. staffing growth update

December 10, 2008

Non-U.S. staffing growth contracting
European markets generally soft; Germany and Italy outperforming
Emerging markets in Asia and elsewhere slowing, but still seeing some growth

Top 25 target metro markets for office/administrative staffing

November 14, 2008

Hottest markets: Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta
10 largest markets alone account for 24% of all office temp revenue
12 metros are office boom towns, with 10%+ growth

Staffing buyer survey: customer satisfaction, perception, loyalty

October 17, 2008

Staffing buyers becoming much more satisfied, loyal
But still use contingents reluctantly
Buyers report use of contingents saves median 17% of total company expense