Place & Search, RPO

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

Trends in healthcare direct hire

October 17, 2008

Healthcare niche of direct hire is growing, unlike direct hire in general
Growth driven by physician shortage and inelastic demand
Many staffing firms now asking direct hire fees of $25k for primary care physicians

Largest U.S. Office/Clerical Temporary Staffing Firms

October 9, 2008

13 firms make $200MM cut, comprising 44% of market
Top 5 represent 28% of the industry
Kelly tops the list; over $1 billion in office/clerical sales

2008-2009 Staffing industry forecast: September update

September 29, 2008

Staffing Industry Analysts cuts industry forecast for 2008 and 2009
Financial services meltdown taking its toll
Segment and sector downgrades widespread

Retained search growth update

September 15, 2008

Revenue growth remains restrained
Weakness in financial services a common denominator
Staffing Industry Analysts to downgrade sector

Direct hire staffing growth update

August 26, 2008

Direct hire revenue plummets in 2Q
Weakest vertical markets: financial services, office support, contstruction
Staffing Industry Analysts to downgrade sector

Analysis of Robert Half 2Q08 earnings release

July 25, 2008

International business continues to boom
U.S. business contracts 2% in Q2
Company projects flat revenue growth in Q3 vs. year earlier

Survey of staffing firms: Top markets analysis

July 23, 2008

Who sells what, to whom and where
Top staffing markets by segment, industry and geography
Top segment combinations, top industry combinations