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Staffing employment at historic high

Job hunters might want to sign up with a local staffing company if they want to increase the chances they’ll get hired. September showed the highest year-over-year staffing employment growth since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking staffing in 1991, according to Friday’s American Staffing Association report. Placements through staffing companies rose 0.8… Continue Reading Staffing employment at historic high

Staffing industry posts record quarter

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U.S. staffing companies reported that a record number of temporary workers were employed during second quarter, according to the American Staffing Association. America‘s staffing companies employed an average of 2.4 million temporary and contract workers per day from April through June. That’s an increase of 23.3 percent from the same quarter last year and an… Continue Reading Staffing industry posts record quarter

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Temp hiring bolsters overall job report

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The staffing industry showed a 1.5 percent hiring increase for the month of June, adding 21,000 employees to payrolls. Staffing employment led private sector job growth in June, according to the latest data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. From May to June, the private sector added 83,000 new jobs, a quarter… Continue Reading Temp hiring bolsters overall job report

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April hiring up so far

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Staffing employment so far in April is 19 percent higher than during the same month last year, according to the American Staffing Association’s Staffing Index. Some consider staffing employment to be one of several key economic and employment indicators, especially as the economy recovers from recession. The index has risen to 86 in April, up… Continue Reading April hiring up so far

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