although it remains more fragmented than its French or Dutch neighbours. As Europe’s largest economy, Germany has a strong focus on manufacturing and industries with the metal and electrical sector being
volatility in results, and the smoothed three-year average is more representative of the trend in this metric.
The heaviest users of VMS tended to be large buyers and buyers in the manufacturing and pharma
in the transport/warehousing and manufacturing industries. Pharma/biotech/med companies stand out for having clinical/scientific as their most commonly named top purchase.
From the 2012 Buyer Survey: On average
served, those serving the manufacturing industry had the highest median proportion of temporary workers convert to perm (33%).
Comparing staffing firms by primary temp segment offered, those ...
Median temp-to-perm conversion: 15%
Highest: Firms serving manufacturing sector report 33% conversion
Lowest: Firms serving healthcare sector report 5% conversion
educational services, accommodation, computer and electronic product manufacturing, state government excluding educational services, and air transportation.
Food services and drinking added 319,800 jobs
, translation, web development, etc.), but other forms of work activities are also increasing (Elance, for example, reports: “Skilled professionals like manufacturing designers (+241%), architects (+198
growth rates reported from January to July.
The three top markets for finance/accounting staffing—financial activities, manufacturing, and tech/telecom—have each shown job gains in recent months. Year ...
Public staffing firms report positive but decelerating growth in 2Q12
Total employment rose modestly in key markets of financial activities, manufacturing, and tech