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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 | Jun 2016

You're hired: A more stable labor market and new online recruiting methods will aid revenue

IBISWorld’s Employment & Recruiting Agencies 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 and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry performed well as strengthening labor markets boosted demand for recruiting and job placement services. Furthermore, rising corporate profit levels and heightened management restructuring activity increased demand for executive search services. The industry is expected to benefit from slower and increasingly stable conditions that promote revenue growth over the next five years. While the national unemployment rate is not expected to fall significantly, a stabilizing and more fluid labor market will continue to encourage businesses to engage in new hiring and restructuring... purchase to read more

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The Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry has a low level of market share concentration, where the four largest operators are expected to generate less than 15.0% of industry revenue in 2016. Due to its client-oriented nature, this highly fragmented industry is characterized by a large number of small enterprises operating in narrow geographic markets. These employment and recruiting agencies typically focus on servicing local and regional customers and build relationships with businesses in these areas. Larger firms with a global presence, such as Adecco and Randstad, still have a relatively low share of the market because of the highly dispersed and localized nature of recruiting services.

Market share concentration has risen significantly over the past five years... 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 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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