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  • 3Q20 Revenue Expectations Improve Staffing employment decreased 33.6% in the second quarter of 2020 compared with the same period in 2019—a historic year-to-year decline. “Amid government mandated business shutdowns, the staffing industry has played a critically important role in supplying essential workers whenever and wherever needed since the first days of the Covid-19 crisis,” said… More ›

  • 2Q20 Revenue Expected to Drop 20% “While the decrease in staffing employment has been significant during the pandemic, staffing agencies continue to provide personnel across all essential occupations necessary to ensuring continuity of functions critical to public health, safety, and well-being,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “As businesses begin to reopen,… More ›

  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Eased in 2019

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey ASA data show average weekly staffing employment increased 1.4% in 2018 before easing 4.1% in 2019. Annual temporary and contract staffing sales in 2019 totaled $136.7 billion, 1.3% less than the record high of $138.4 billion in 2018. During all of 2019, staffing companies hired… More ›

  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey On a quarter-to-quarter basis, staffing employment eased 0.7% from the second quarter to the third quarter, while temporary and contract staffing sales were up slightly (+0.6%). “In a growing economy and ever-tightening labor market, businesses are placing an even greater premium on staffing companies’ ability… More ›

  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey “Although down slightly from last year’s high, staffing employment remained on par with the second quarter average of recent years,” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “And while the demand for temporary and contract employees is still very good across most sectors,… More ›

  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.1 million temporary and contract workers per week in the first quarter of 2019, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—remaining above three million for five consecutive years. Staffing employment eased 1.2% in the first… More ›

    Topics: Sales Tactics/Methodologies
  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Sets Record High in 2018

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.23 million temporary and contract workers per week in 2018, up 1.4% from 2017, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association. This is a record high average weekly number of staffing employees for any year… More ›

    Topics: Revenue Retention & Growth
  • ASA Employment & Sales Survey

    Staffing Employment Steady in Third Quarter

    New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—remaining above three million for four and a half years. Staffing employment edged up 0.1%… More ›

    Topics: Strategic Management
  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—the greatest number for any second quarter since 2000. Staffing employment increased 2.3% in the… More ›

    Topics: Strategic Management
  • New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.10 million temporary and contract workers per week in the first quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association—the greatest number for any first quarter since reporting for the ASA Staffing Employment and… More ›

    Topics: Strategic Management
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