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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 | May 2014

Hiring freeze: As employment stabilizes, recruiting agencies will experience only minimal growth

IBISWorld’s Employment & Recruiting Agencies market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
205,176
Businesses
6,601
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The recession had a particularly negative effect on employment and recruiting agencies, with high unemployment rates dampening demand. As a result, agencies have been using competitive-pricing tactics to gain new clients and retain existing ones. This factor led to a decline in profit during the recession, but improving demand is expected to boost margins... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographic spread of the industry largely reflects the distribution of population and economic activity. Furthermore, the amount of revenue generated in each region largely reflects the number of establishments within the respective regions. However, the West, Mid-Atlantic and New England regions generate slightly more revenue per establishment than the national average. This is due to the high-value positions that are located within these regions, which typically garner higher fees.

Southeast

The Southeast region is home to 21.1% of industry establishments, making it a major region for the Employment & Recruiting Agencies industry. This percentage is largely in line with the region's share of the total United States population, which is 25.4%... 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 servicesOnline resume listing 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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