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 CWS Council Research, including the VMS and MSP Competitive Landscape Report and the Payrolling/IC Compliance Landscape Report. Prior responsibilities at SIA include the U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast and healthcare staffing coverage.

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

Recent Articles

Largest U.S. Industrial Temporary Staffing Firms

October 9, 2008

12 firms make $300MM cut, comprising 43% of market
Adecco biggest U.S. industrial temporary staffing player 
Industrial primary staffing segment for only two of the 12 firms

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