Staffing Firm Lists & Market Share

Largest Staffing Firms in South Africa 2012

30 January 2014

  • Adcorp are the market leaders in a relatively fragmented market, followed by The Workforce Group and The Kelly Group.
  • Only one foreign firm features in the Top 5.
  • The Top 10 firms accounted for 23% of the market in 2012. 

The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

27 November 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance, freelancer.com, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2013

7 October 2013

  • Find out who tops the world rankings
  • Where your company or supplier is compared to the competition
  • See newly listed firms from Australia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, the UK and USA

Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

28 August 2013

Key Findings include:

The size of the global staffing market.

A breakdown of the 40 of the most important countries

Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent services.


“Online Staffing” Platforms: 2013 industry segment landscape

9 August 2013

  • 67 online staffing firms listed and described
  • Four largest: oDesk, Elance, freelancer.com, Zhubajie (Pig Network)
  • How online staffing fits into human cloud space

Listed Staffing Firms by Market Capitalisation 2012

8 August 2012

  • Staffing Industry Analysts’ first global ranking of publicly listed staffing firms by market capitalisation
  • Adecco is the world’s largest listed staffing firm ranked by market capitalisation followed by Randstad and Robert Half.
  • The US is home to most listed staffing firms, followed by the... More

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2012

9 July 2012

  • Find out who tops the world ranks
  • Where your firm is compared to your competition
  • See newly listed firms from Japan, China and Australia

Top 5 Staffing Companies per Major Market

2 May 2012

  • We have endeavored to capture the top five staffing firms for every major staffing market.
  • We have identified the market leaders in 26 countries
  • See who is a market leader in addition to  Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup.

WE Insight - Gulf Region Staffing Market Overview

14 April 2011

Gulf staffing markets are among the fastest growing in the world and staffing agencies play a major role in the placement of workers in a host of occupations...


WE Insight - Largest Global Staffing Firms 2009

2 September 2009