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BRIEFING -- Healthcare staffing 2008-2009 forecast, June update

June 30, 2008

2008 healthcare forecast lowered to 5.0%
Allied healthcare losing steam
Locums, nursing performing as expected

U.S. economic stall persists

June 9, 2008

ECRI index above March lows
Conference Board Leading Index flattening out
Manufacturing contracted, but at a slower pace
Service sector expansion slows


June 6, 2008

Temp jobs off 29,600
Nonfarm jobs see fifth month of decline
Unemployment spikes to 5.5%
Weak prospects for place & search

Philadelphia Fed lowers 2Q GDP forecast

May 16, 2008

Economy expected to hit bottom in 2Q with 0.2% growth
Unemployment to peak at 5.5%
Turnaround projected by 4Q

Some indicators rise, but slow economy still appears ahead

May 13, 2008

ECRI gauge still indicates recession
Conference Board index and manufacturing index also weak
But services picking up and unemployment claims stable


May 2, 2008

Temporary Staffing Long-Term Forecast, 2006-2016

April 16, 2008

This Insight includes:

  • Projections of temporary staffing long-term revenue growth by occupational category
  • Comparisons of projected staffing employment growth with overall U.S. employment growth
  • Detailed methodology and assumptions

Healthcare staffing to grow 7%

March 13, 2008

Sector expected to surpass overall temporary help growth


March 7, 2008

Economists predict slowdown to be short and shallow

February 15, 2008

Latest Philadelphia Federal Reserve survey of economists