Andrew Braswell

Senior Research Analyst

Andrew Braswell
abraswellSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Andrew Braswell is a Senior Research Analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts, covering the IT segment of temporary staffing, along with merger and acquisition activity in the sector and issues related to the Affordable Care Act. Prior to joining SIA in May 2013, he spent more than eight years in equity investment research, most recently as Director of Research for a boutique investment banking and advisory firm. Andrew has been a featured speaker for numerous conferences, presentations and media interviews, including CNBC’s Squawk Box. Earning his BBA from the University of Miami in 2002, Andrew majored in entrepreneurship and minored in English.

Recent Articles

IT staffing firms feature prominently on 2015 Largest List

8 August 2015

IT staffing firms led all other segments of the professional staffing sector in terms of representation on SIA’s recently updated list of largest U.S. staffing firms. 

European Staffing Industry Stock Index: First Half of 2015 Analysis

13 July 2015

  • Euro SISI gained 24% in the first half of 2015
  • Beat FTSE Euro Mid (+8.8%) and US SISI (+13%)
  • Euro Staffing Tech index gained 56%

Avoiding the staff augmentation trap in your statement-of-work business

7 July 2015

SOW engagements represent an opportunity for staffing firms to build more consultative relationships with customers, differentiate their offerings and potentially enhance profitability.

Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

19 June 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

The H-1B lottery: Who is gaming the system?

10 June 2015

In recent years, the annual caps for H-1B visas have been met within the first week the government begins accepting petitions for the visa. However, some may be gaming the system.

1Q15 IT staffing earnings recap: the best of times, the worst of times

12 May 2015

Firms positioned well to tap market demand continue to prosper; others are scrambling to find their feet.

Global Employment Migration Overview

30 April 2015

  • Overview of work migration policies of major staffing markets
  • Includes Australia, the EU, Japan and the US

Updated US staffing industry forecast predicts continued strong growth for IT

8 April 2015

IT staffing market in the US is anticipated to grow 7% in 2015 and 6% in 2016.

4Q14 IT staffing earnings recap: Steady as she goes

11 March 2015

IT staffing firms’ operating results for 4Q14 produced few surprises, but earnings calls yielded a few potential concerns.

European Staffing Industry Stock Index: 2014 Analysis

19 February 2015

  • Euro SISI fell 8.4% in 2014
  • Lagged FTSE Euro Mid (-6.1%) and US SISI (+1.4%)
  • Staffing Tech index gained 7.2%