Recruiters, hiring managers and human resources managers often work with staffing agencies, or employment services, to fill open seats and positions. Staffing companies provide a wide variety of services and types of employees from entry-level workers to management and executive positions. Large & Small Business have the need for a temporary, temporary to permanent or direct-hire placement, they see the many benefits of working with a staffing agency for their next job opening.
The recipients of this NEED for help are staffing companies that focus on white-collar professions. IT and Engineering staffing companies are consistently the growth leaders. The NEED only becomes greater as Technical Staffing NEEDS grow. Jomsom fills this NEED finding the talent these companies NEED.
Below are some facts about the Staffing Industry:
- 2.58 million people are employed by Staffing companies every working day.
- Over 90% of US businesses use the services of staffing companies.
- Projected to be 5th fastest growing industry over the next 10 years.
Source: American Staffing Association
The Bureau of Labor Statistics cites similar trends, predicting that “increasing demand among employers for flexible work arrangements and schedules…should create plentiful job opportunities for persons who seek jobs as temporary or contract workers through 2018.”
The Ever Growing Need.
In 2005, the American Staffing Association reported that staffing firms employed 2.9 million temporary and contract workers per day, and this number gradually increased throughout the latter half of the decade. As a time-saver and a cost effective way to hire people, companies are turning to these employment and staffing companies for their hiring needs. In fact, these services have gained so much popularity that the 30,000+ staffing and employment companies in the US are boasting revenues of close to $75 billion annually.