US Companies to dramatically increase Contract and Temp Agency workers in 2015.
If you have worked in the Talent Sector across many International markets, like much of the team here at Resource Central, you will know that (internationally) there are some key differences in the geo-local market conditions – and how you operate and apply talent solutions in those localised markets, (even though the basic overriding principles are the same or similar).
One growing adaptation in the US is an increasing reliance on Recruitment Agencies – and the need for these firms to supply them with Contract and Temporary workers. Forecasts for this quarter alone are being quoted at a 10.5% increase on YTD figures (that’s over 130,000 more temporary workers than last year). For further details and the full article by John Zappe on ERE’s Recruiting Daily, check out the link to the featured post.
Staffing agency employment has been among the fastest-growing sectors of the U.S. economy for the last several years. Since the recession’s official end in June 2009, the industry has added 1.24 million new jobs, 12.3 percent of all new private sector jobs created.
Now comes a prediction from the staffing and human capital consulting firm of G. Palmer and Associates that temp employment will grow 10.5 percent this quarter over last year. That translates … Check Out the Full Story
By John Zappe