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Employment & Recruiting Agencies in the US: Market Research Report

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Employment & Recruiting Agencies Market Research Report | NAICS 56131 | Mar 2015

Hiring spree: A more stable labor market will encourage employers to engage in new hiring and restructuring

IBISWorld’s Employment & Recruiting Agencies 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
$20bn
Annual Growth 10-15
3.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
219,018
Businesses
21,182
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry has recovered from the onset of the recession, which crippled industry growth. As businesses experienced plunging profit margins, companies cut back on the number of staff employed in response to lower consumer demand and newly restricted budgets. In the coming years, the industry is expected to benefit from slower, yet increasingly stable conditions that promote revenue growth. Unemployment is expected to continue to fall, while corporate profit rises and companies increasingly invest in their workforces... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry has a low level of market share concentration, where the four largest operators are expected to generate 16.8% of industry revenue in 2015. Due to its client-oriented nature, this highly fragmented industry is characterized by a large number of small enterprises operating in narrow geographic markets. These employment and recruiting agencies typically focus on servicing local and regional customers and build relationships with businesses in these areas. Larger firms with a global presence, particularly Adecco and Randstad still have a relatively low share of the market because of the highly dispersed and localized nature of recruiting services.

Over the past five years, market share concentration has been rising... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Employment & Recruiting Agencies Industry?

This industry comprises establishments engaged in listing employment vacancies, referring job applicants to potential employers and assisting companies with employee recruitment and placement. People referred or placed are not employees of the employment agencies.

Industry Products
Permanent placement servicesExecutive search servicesTemporary staffing servicesIndependent contractor placement services
 
Industry Activities
Operating casting agencies or bureausOperating employment agencies or registriesOperating employment referral agencies or registriesProviding permanent placement servicesProviding temporary placement servicesProviding online job and resume listing services


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