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4Q11 Financial results for publicly-held staffing firms

April 16, 2012

  • Revenue in 4Q11 rose a median 9.1% y/y for ten largest firms
  • Roughly 80% of the 28 firms reported a profit

SI Report Webinar - April 2012

April 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Staffing industry forecast, 2012-2013
  • Geographic opportunity atlas

Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2012 Update

April 9, 2012

  • Industry projected to expand 10% in 2012 and 7% in 2013
  • Segments headed for all-time peaks in 2012:  industrial, IT, engineering, and locum tenens staffing
  • Strong evidence of positive secular shift

U.S. Staffing Industry Stock Index: March 2012

April 2, 2012

  • U.S. Staffing Stock Index rose 17% in 1Q12
  • 14 gainers, 3 decliners
  • Gains indicate bullish outlook for industry

Retained Search Growth Update

March 27, 2012

  • Public firms report growth in 2011, yet deceleration
  • Internal employment declined in last 3 months
  • Unemployment rate for managers still 50% above long term average

Direct Hire Staffing Growth Update

March 21, 2012

  • Public firms report double-digit growth in 2011
  • January Pulse survey indicates 80% of firms report y/y growth
  • Internal employment grew by 12% in 2011

2012 Geographic Opportunity Atlas

March 21, 2012

  • Identified: fastest-growing, richest and most temp-penetrated U.S. markets
  • Most attractive U.S. market: Hendricks County, IN
  • Most temp-penetrated U.S. market: Peoria, IL—one in five are temps
  • Detailed excel file available for instant download

SI Report Webinar - March 2012

March 21, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing Trends Update
  • The secular shift in temp usage
  • Five hot opportunities
  • Executive Fourm highlghts 

Commercial Staffing Growth Update

March 2, 2012

  • Public firms report positive y/y growth in 4Q11
  • January Pulse Survey reports y/y growth of 7% for office/clerical, and 10% for industrial staffing
  • Unemployment rates remain high in commercial occupations

Finance/Accounting Staffing Growth Update

February 15, 2012

  • 4Q11 y/y revenue growth reported by public firms is strong, but moderating
  • Pulse survey reports 7% year-over-year revenue growth in December
  • Top sectors that use F&A staffing show modest employment growth
  • Notable skill shortages in three F&A occupations