Staffing Firm Lists & Market Share

2008 Largest global staffing companies

May 30, 2008

First ever comprehensive list of world's largest staffing firms
Adecco tops the list
50 largest generate $151.1 billion in sales
Median growth for top 50 of 14.9%

2008 Largest U.S. Staffing Firms List

May 14, 2008

119 firms crack $100 million barrier
Allegis Group ranks as largest in U.S. revenue
First-ever staffing firm list by U.S.-only revenue

Geographical expansion 2006-2007

January 25, 2008

University of Manchester research series, Working Brief 32
Tracking global strategies among top staffing firms
Balancing international expansion with existing market consolidation

Top 20 transnational temp agencies ranked by profitability

January 17, 2008

University of Manchester research series, Working Brief 30
Researchers find wide distribution of profit margin percentages among top 20 firms
How branch network structures affect the cost base

The Diversity Staffing Firms List

November 1, 2007


Where are they now? A retrospective look at previous years' fastest-growing companies

September 28, 2007

Number of fast-growing firms increases in 2005, '06 and '07
Fall-off comprised mostly of light industrial firms
Eight firms that made it all three years

More than half of fastest-growing firms provide IT

September 27, 2007

Four firms mark their third straight year among the fastest-growing
Training and career development of internal talent, as well as technology infrastructure credited
Strong growth in IT segment doesn't hurt either

Nine of the fastest-growing companies provide healthcare staffing

September 26, 2007

Four mark their third straight year among healthcare staffing's fastest-growing
Beyond the obvious: some venture into medical information and health insurance
Only two healthcare specialty-firms among 47 fastest-growing across all segments

2007 Fastest-growing private U.S. staffing firms

September 14, 2007

Membership soars for The 25% Club
47 make this year's list of staffing's hottest private companies
IT and office/clerical staffing most prevalent

Globalization of the temporary staffing industry

August 11, 2007

University of Manchester research series, Working Paper 2
Top 20 staffing agencies (transnational and otherwise), 2005
Global presence of top 20 transnational staffing firms, 1998 and 2005
Regional presence of the top 20 transnational staffing agencies, 2005