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HR Consulting in the US: Market Research Report

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HR Consulting Market Research Report | NAICS 54161b | Oct 2013

At the source: Though competition is high, growth will return as US business activity picks up

IBISWorld’s HR Consulting market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 08-13
0.4%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
204,668
Businesses
82,527
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The growing importance of outsourcing internal services by businesses has helped the industry grow through the recession. Still, the high number of business closures, low corporate profit and high unemployment rates significantly slowed spending on HR consulting services, which are often nondiscretionary, during the recession and slow recovery. The industry is forecast to turn around, though, as the economy and business activity pick up... purchase to read more

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Human resources (HR) management consulting

The largest service segment is human resources (HR) management consulting, which accounts for an estimated 49.1% of industry revenue in 2013. HR management consulting entails providing advice on subjects like recruitment and retention strategies. It also includes providing guidance on employee relations and communication services; industry operators may conduct attitude surveys, community outreach programs and focus on ways to improve management and employee communication. Consultants in this segment may give advice on personnel policies and procedures, such as determining optimal workplace hours, attendance, pay, benefits and the level of supervision... purchase to read more

 


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What is the HR Consulting Industry?

Industry firms provide advice and assistance to businesses and other organizations for structuring human resource and personnel policies, employee benefits, compensation systems, wage and salary administration, recruitment and retention. This industry does not include companies that provide professional and management development training or those that list employment vacancies and place applicants in employment.

Industry Products
Compensation and benefits consultingHuman resources management consultingActuarial consulting
 
Industry Activities
Providing compensation-planning servicesProviding personnel management assessmentProviding actuarial consulting servicesStructuring employee benefitsAssessing organization developmentProviding employee assessmentsProviding advice for recruitment and retention


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