December 15, 2022
The US staffing trade employed a mean of two.8 million short-term and contract employees per week in 2022, in response to knowledge launched right now by the American Staffing Affiliation. That’s above the two.7 million weekly common in 2021.
As well as, staffing jobs rose 2.1% yr over yr within the third quarter of 2022.
“Demand for staffing providers stays wholesome amid a decent labor market and continued financial uncertainty,” stated Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief government officer. “US companies acknowledge that staffing firms are uniquely geared up to satisfy the hiring challenges of right now and supply them with the employees and the workforce agility they should compete, develop, and thrive within the coming yr.”
Total, short-term and contract staffing gross sales totaled $39.0 billion within the third quarter, a rise of seven.9% from the third quarter of 2021.
The survey discovered that staffing employment and gross sales have traditionally seen quarter-over-quarter good points following first-quarter declines. The third quarter confirmed a slight deviation from this development as staffing jobs edged downward by 0.3% from the second quarter, or about 9,000 jobs, however short-term and contract staffing gross sales grew by 1.4%.
Based on the ASA, staffing corporations are optimistic in regards to the first quarter of 2023, projecting their income will develop 10.0% yr over yr. In addition they count on full-year income for 2022 to extend 10.5% from 2021.