Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years to 2014, industry revenue has fluctuated because of strenuous labor market conditions in the United States. The onset of the recession caused many businesses to restructure operations, including downsizing staff numbers, in order to resuscitate flailing profit margins. However, the industry was quick to recover, as corporate profit rebounded and business confidence increased. More companies reduced risk with smaller commitments to staff, using temporary staff instead of permanent full-time employees. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue growing... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
While administrative and clerical workers, general operators and laborers still make up the majority of temporary workers, things have changed significantly since the days when temporary employees were typically only involved in repetitious low-skilled jobs. There is an increasing trend toward using well-trained, experienced workers in temporary work.
The Office Staffing and Temp Agencies industry supplies workers across all industry sectors, so the industry is broken down by occupation type. Administrative and industrial occupations typically represent the largest portion of industry revenue. Much of this relates to firms seeking to cover temporary staff vacancies or to meet an unexpected and temporary increase in demand or workload... purchase to read more