Tony Gregoire

Director of Research, North America

Tony Gregoire

Tony Gregoire is Director of Research, North America, at Staffing Industry Analysts. Tony is currently responsible for North American research for both Corporate Members and CWS Council Members. Since joining Staffing Industry Analysts in 2008, he has covered healthcare staffing and authored reports such as the US Staffing Industry Forecast and the VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape.

Tony holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and passed the CFA Level III exam.

Recent Articles

2009 GDP and unemployment projections

January 16, 2009

WSJ survey — median projection of -0.4% GDP growth in 2009
Unemployment peak projected to lag GDP bottom
Economists mixed — wide spread in range of projections

Largest U.S. Healthcare Temporary Staffing Firms

September 30, 2008

19 staffing firms make the cut, comprising 47% of market
New: Lists also provided for per diem, travel, allied, and locum sub-segments
AMN leads total healthcare, travel nursing, and locum tenens

Legal staffing growth update

March 6, 2009

Lowering 2009 growth forecast from 0.0% to -6.0%
MPS, Hudson, Kelly report double-digit declines for Q4
We estimate 2008 growth of 6.0%

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

Allied health staffing growth update

November 20, 2008

Lower reimbursement rates continue to impact imaging, but impact varies among procedures
PT/OT and health information management continue to outperform total allied
We are holding 2008 and 2009 allied forecast at 7.0%

Selling to government: U.S. Treasury Dept. opportunities

November 6, 2008

U.S. Treasury taps two legal firms to assist with implementation of bail-out program
Hughes, Hubbard & Reed and Squire Sanders & Dempsey chosen
Ceiling for the two contracts of $5.5 million each

Legal staffing growth update

December 4, 2008

M&A, Structured Finance, Real Estate drag down legal demand
Demand in counter-cyclical business only partially offsets weak areas
2008 growth forecast reduced from 8.0% to 6.0%

Engineering/design staffing growth update

March 20, 2009

Sector falls in 4Q
Key economic trends indicate continued decline
Estimated growth lowered to 2% for 2008; -4% for 2009 

Healthcare staffing growth update

August 21, 2009

Q3 will be even worse than Q2, but should be the bottom
Signs of burn-out among non-contingents, but few exit options with unemployment over 9%
Downgrade in upcoming update to healthcare staffing industry forecast

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