Global HR & Recruitment Services: Market Research Report

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Global HR & Recruitment Services Market Research Report | Apr 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global HR & Recruitment Services global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
Adecco Adecco market share
Manpower Manpower market share
Randstad Randstad market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global HR and Recruitment Services industry relies on organizations outsourcing recruitment processes and human resource (HR) management functions. Industry performance is largely dependent on economic conditions in major markets and their flow-on effects on demand for labor around the world. While the liberalization of labor laws in developed economies has historically been key to industry growth, large players are now focusing efforts on emerging markets, as these regions follow suit in the liberalization of labor laws. Although the recession hurt demand for industry services during the recession, rising GDPs in emerging economies are expected to help the industry grow... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global HR and Recruitment Services industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. The industry's contribution the global economy, as measured by industry value added, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.5% in the 10 years to 2020. In comparison, global GDP is forecast to increase 3.4% annually on average during the same period. The industry's steady growth is largely due to the gradual recovery in the global labor market, as well as additional manufacturing and construction employment opportunities that have emerged in developing countries.

Another indication that the industry has achieved maturity is the consolidation that has occurred during the past five years among its largest firms... read more


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What is the Global HR & Recruitment Services Industry?

Companies in this industry provide outsourced human resource (HR) and employment placement services. These services can include selecting and placing permanent and temporary staff, employee leasing, listing employment vacancies and outsourcing management of personnel-related administrative functions, such as payroll and employee benefit administration.

Industry Products
Temporary placementPermanent staffingEmployee leasingOther services
Industry Activities
Operating 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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