Staffing - Professional

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Management Strategies

December 2, 2011

  • Use of approved suppliers, supplier tiering lists, master suppliers, RPO and HRO has surpassed previous pre-recessionary peaks
  • Growth in VMS and MSP moderating, but still projected to grow

Marketing/Creative Growth Update

September 30, 2011

  • Employment returns to growth for advertising and consulting; graphic design trending flat and polling contracting
  • Pulse data indicates increasing percentage of firms reporting some year-over-year growth
  • Segment contracted in 2009, recovered in 2010, and is expected return to pre-recession levels... More

Clinical/Scientific Growth Update

September 15, 2011

  • Public company results mixed - some high growth, some low growth, some contraction
  • Employment outlook looks positive
  • We project this segment to see some acceleration in 2011 and 2012

Finance/Accounting Growth Update

September 14, 2011

  • Pulse Survey, public company results show high y/y revenue growth
  • Project 10% growth in 2010, 8% in 2011
  • Employment figures remain subdued

Legal Staffing Growth Update

September 13, 2011

  • Legal staffing continues gradual recovery from 2009 recession
  • Pulse Survey data shows majority of firms experiencing some y/y growth
  • Total legal services employment figures increase from loss to flat

Engineering/design growth update

August 19, 2011

  • Engineering/design firms experiencing recovery
  • Three engineering occupations in tight supply
  • However, broader trends not particularly promising

The 2011 Book of Lists: A complete collection of staffing firm rankings and lists

August 11, 2011

  • Compilation of all 26 SIA annual lists in one sortable Excel workbook
  • Ranks hundreds of staffing firms' staffing revenue domestically, globally, and by staffing sector
  • Opportunity lists: fastest-growing, diversity, mentors/proteges, acquirers

2011 List of Largest U.S. Engineering Staffing Firms

July 27, 2011

  • Lists 17 companies with at least $50M in U.S. engineering staffing revenue
  • Top two: Aerotek (Allegis), Adecco
  • Companies cumulatively represent 64% of U.S. engineering staffing market

2011 List of Largest U.S. Finance Staffing Firms

July 26, 2011

  • Lists 12 companies with at least $50M in U.S. finance/accounting staffing revenue
  • Top company: Robert Half International
  • Companies cumulatively represent 56% of U.S. finance/accounting staffing market

2011 List of Largest U.S. Clinical/Scientific Staffing Firms

July 26, 2011

  • Lists 13 companies with at least $25M in U.S. clinical/scientific staffing revenue
  • Aerotek (Allegis), Kelly top two
  • Companies cumulatively represent 74% of U.S. clinical/scientific staffing market