Recent Updates

22% of chief information officers in US to add staff

5 January 2016

Almost one-quarter, 22%, of US chief information officers plan to add staff to their IT departments in the first six months of 2016, according to the recently released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report

STEM, sourcing and digitalization addressed in Randstad global worker survey

5 January 2016

Employers still want workers with skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), according to Randstad’s fourth-quarter Workmonitor survey of workers around the globe. The survey also found finding the right talent remains a challenge for employers, and less than a third of workers feel... More

System One acquires ALTA IT Services

5 January 2016

Pittsburgh-based System One acquired ALTA IT Services, a Rockville, Md.-based company providing IT staffing and consulting to government agencies and commercial clients.

Private equity firm invests in ALKU

5 January 2016

Staffing firm ALKU secured a minority equity investment from WestView Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on middle-market growth companies. Terms of the transaction were not announced.

General Employment buys IT staffing provider

5 January 2016

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB) acquired Dallas-based IT and professional staffing company Paladin Consulting Inc.

US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 12.5% growth in IT employment through 2024

5 January 2016

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released the 2016-2017 Occupational Outlook Handbook on Dec. 17, and the future for employment growth in IT-related jobs appears bright. Employment in the Computer and Information Technology occupation group is projected to increase 12.5% over the 2014 to 2024 period,... More

Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Requests for Proposal (RFPs)—Response rates, hours to complete, & percent successful

31 December 2015

  • Typical staffing firm respond to about a third of RFPs
  • About half of completed RFPs turn into business
  • Time-consuming, but responding typically worth it

December 2015 Growth Assessment: Industrial Staffing

29 December 2015

  • This 76 page report provides an in-depth look at the industrial staffing segment
  • Contains market size estimates by region
  • Includes industrial-specific data cuts from the 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey

Largest Staffing and Outsourcing Firms in Latin America: 2015

29 December 2015

  • Latin American staffing market estimated at USD 47.8 billion in 2014 revenue
  • Brazil makes up nearly 75% of Latin American staffing market
  • Manpower is the largest company in Latin American staffing revenue

Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm operational structures

28 December 2015

  • Staffing firms vary widely in combining/separating recruiting & sales, temp & perm businesses
  • Most firms highly satisfied with current structure
  • Fifty-one staffing firms provided data