Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Office staffing and temp agencies supply businesses with workers for limited periods of time in order to supplement existing staff. Although temp workers remain employees of the temp agency, temp agencies do not provide direct supervision of their employees at clients' work sites. Over the five years to 2014, the industry has fluctuated because of strenuous labor market conditions in the United States. However, the industry quickly recovered as corporate profit rebounded and business confidence increased. Going forward, the industry is poised to continue performing well due to improving macroeconomic conditions... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Due to the industry's focus on meeting short-term demand for labor, it is generally spread according to the regional proportions of industries (particularly of services and manufacturing) throughout the United States. The regional spread of industry establishments and employment also closely resemble population distribution across the country. The distribution of revenue generally positively correlates with the number of establishments within a region. But some regions, such as the Mid-Atlantic and West, have higher revenue per establishment as a result of the relatively high-value jobs in those regions.
The Southeast region is home to 25.4% of industry establishments, the largest portion attributable to any region... purchase to read more