Global HR & Recruitment Services: Market Research Report

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Global HR & Recruitment Services Market Research Report | Dec 2013

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 identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Adecco Adecco market share
Manpower Manpower market share
Randstad Randstad market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global HR and Recruitment Services industry relies on organizations outsourcing recruitment processes and human resource (HR) management activities. Industry performance is largely dependent on economic conditions in major markets and the flow-on effects these have on the demand for labor around the world. While the liberalization of labor laws in developed nations has historically been a key to the industry's growth, large players are now focusing efforts on emerging markets, as these regions follow suit in the liberalization of labor laws. The governments of some countries, however, particularly in the European Union, are currently at risk of default... read more

Industry SWOT Analysis

The Global HR and Recruitment Services industry is in a mature phase of the industry life cycle. The industry's contribution the global economy, as measured by industry value added, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 0.1% in the 10 years to 2018. Global GDP, on the other hand, is forecast to increase 5.4% annually on average during the same period. The industry's slow growth is largely due to the weak labor market in developed countries. Although the industry is experiencing fast growth in some emerging and newly emerged markets, these markets make up a relatively small portion of industry revenue.

Another indication that the industry mature is the consolidation that has occurred during the past five years... 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
Temporary staff appointmentPermanent staff appointmentEmployee leasing

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