"Employers are now stepping up their online recruitment efforts in preparation for the fall hiring season, but activity in the job market remains muted compared to a year ago," said Jesse Harriott, VP
. The contract essentially puts Kelly on the federal approved list of suppliers for providing human resources workers.
The five-year contract will enable Kelly to supply benefits administrators, recruiters
, the company said. In the fourth quarter, however, demand for recruitment was affected by increasingly volatile business sentiment linked to political deadlock and fiscal cliff fears.
U.S. gross margin narrowed
this conclusion: an increasing number of staffing firms have said sales is tougher than recruiting and fewer staffing firms say new orders are increasing.”
Pulse Survey results are based on a monthly survey