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Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2012 Update

September 11, 2012

  • Industry projected to expand 9% in 2012 and 6% in 2013
  • Solid expansion is continued evidence of positive secular shift in demand
  • Segments headed for all-time peaks in 2012:  industrial, IT, engineering, and locum tenens staffing

SI Report Webinar - September 2012

September 11, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing forecast update
  • Staffing M&A trends

August 2012 Preliminary Forecast Comments

August 21, 2012

  • Preliminary comments on industry growth rates ahead of September 11th Forecast Update
  • Legal staffing and Direct Hire appear to be underperforming targets
  • Marketing/creative staffing and Outplacement doing better

2Q12 Financial Results for North America-based Public Staffing Firms

August 17, 2012

  • Revenue in 2Q12 rose a median 8.3% y/y for ten of largest firms
  • Roughly 73% of the 26 firms reported a profit

SI Report Webinar - August 2012

August 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Key findings from our recruiting/talent acquisition and contingent buyer surveys

U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index: June 2012

July 13, 2012

  • Staffing Stock Index declines 13% in 2Q
  • 2 gainers, 15 decliners

Outplacement Growth Update

July 13, 2012

  • Outplacement revenue stable y/y in 1Q12 at public firms
  • Layoffs up 2% y/y in May
  • Outplacement market expected to decline 5% in 2012

SI Report Webinar - July 2012

July 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • What buyers are planning for the next 2 years
  • What drives IT staffing

Key Drivers of Information Technology Staffing

July 6, 2012

  • IT employment growth outpaces that of total U.S. employment
  • Labor supply for CS/CE graduates to remain tight
  • Cloud computing, mobile apps, social media, HIT fueling demand

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for the next two years

June 29, 2012

  • 21 page report on CW buyers plans for next two years
  • Average contingent share of workforce up yet again
  • Buyers cutting ICs, hiring temps
  • Engineering/design buyers most bullish