Region - North America

Clinical/Scientific Growth Update - April 2013

April 29, 2013

  • Public company revenue results were mixed in the second half of 2012, with Adecco's North American Medical Sciences revenue leading the pack.
  • Over the past decade, R&D employment in the physical, engineering, and life sciences has shown a strong secular growth trend, increasing by 25% while... More

Initial “Ecosystem Snapshot” of Solution/Service Providers to Staffing Firms – Spring 2013

April 24, 2013

  • Staffing firms depend on an ecosystem of solution/service providers (and vice-versa)
  • 200+  participated in SIA survey to begin to identify and characterize the ecosystem
  • Respondents spanned more than 20 solution/service types, including consulting, payroll, technology, M&A, marketing... More

Marketing/Creative Growth Update - April 2013

April 24, 2013

  • Based on our April 2013 forecast, we estimate growth of 8% in 2013, with market size at $1.0 billion. In 2014, we also forecast growth of 8%. 
  • Recent employment trends varied significantly in four key marketing/creative industries. 
  • Median unemployment rates declined significantly among:... More

Legal Growth Update - April 2013

April 24, 2013

  • Adecco reported moderate growth in finance/legal in 2H12. Due to expiration of several large contracts, Hudson Global continued to experience revenue declines. 
  • Employment in legal services industry gained 11,000 jobs in 2011, the best year since the recession. 
  • As of our April forecast,... More

2013 US Statutory Expense Tool

April 23, 2013

  • Our latest Excel tool of US Statutory Expenses available for download
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • Average SUTA rates available by state

Healthcare Growth Update - April 2013

April 18, 2013

  • While generally positive, publicly-held healthcare staffing firms reported a wide range of revenue growth rates in 2H12, with wider variation within specific healthcare sub-segments. 
  • According to Pulse survey respondents in the allied healthcare staffing segment, median y/y revenue growth... More

U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index: 1Q13

April 17, 2013

  • U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index up 19% in 1Q13
  • 14 gainers, 3 decliners
  • Outperformed S&P 500 (up 10%) and Russell 2000 (up 12%)

Commercial Growth Update - April 2013

April 16, 2013

  • Public companies exhibited small declines and single-digit revenue growth in 2H12, continuing a slowing growth trend beginning in late 2011. 
  • In January and February, Pulse data showed median revenue growth rates decelerated in both the office/clerical and industrial segments.
  • Total employment... More

2013 Temporary Worker Survey: How many different staffing agencies are temporary workers currently signed up with?

April 10, 2013

  • Most work for only one firm at a time
  • About 30% work with more than one
  • Data unclear on what drives this 30% 

U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2013 Update

April 9, 2013

  • U.S. Staffing Market to Grow 6% in 2013
  • Healthcare segment up 9%, IT and Marketing/Creative up 8%
  • U.S. Market Size is Near Historic Peak, Adjusting for Inflation