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Canadian Staffing Revenue Rises 8%

March 08 2012

Operating revenue in the Canadian employment services industry rose 8.3 percent to C$9.30 billion in 2010 from C$8.58 billion in 2009, Statistics Canada reported today. The employment services industry includes temporary staffing, direct hire, executive search and professional employer organization firms.

Industry revenue had fallen by 7.9 percent in 2009 from 2008.

 The lion’s share of operating revenue, 56.3 percent, came from temporary staffing in 2010.

Operating revenue rose in all provinces. Saskatchewan reported the largest increase in operating revenue, rising 25.4 percent to C$65.0 million. It was followed by Ontario, which posted an 11.0 percent increase to C$5.23 billion.

Ontario’s share of employment services industry revenue was 56.2 percent.

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This is a good indication of a growing economy

Kristian Svindland 03/09/2012 03:58 pm

When staffing companies get busier...it is always a precursor to companies adding to permanent staff and of course an indication of growing orders and businesses.


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