The growth in IT staffing services during 1st quarter

The human resource experts are still bullish on IT staffing with the data released by Staffing Industry Pulse Survey on IT staffing revealing a median year over year growth of 13% along with the strongest bill rate trends when compared with other sectors or segments. The IT staffing firms are considering imbibing additional working capital and payroll funding into their businesses. The demand for IT staffing services is solid in the first quarter and is in tandem with the activity levels of its previous quarter. On a year-to-year comparison, staffing firms across all sectors employed 9.6% more temporary workers than in the same month in 2013 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Temporary staffing seeing the rising trends

Temporary staffing is once again picking up with many staffing firms getting busier with the demand for temporary staffing growing from their client organizations. Organizations are now using temporary workers as a vehicle to feel out the staffing levels and they see them as sustainable entities to be converted into permanent employees or hires. Especially, companies in the IT sector, Life Sciences are looking up for good temporary workers or employees to help them in completing their projects. The conversion rate from temporary to permanent employment is probably higher in IT sector even though the in-demand workers in those fields are able to negotiate for better and faster pay raises by crossing over from one contract to the next.

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The Critical Role of Headhunters in Recruitment

Headhunters as such are playing an important role for more than five decades especially in the United States where the profession of headhunting has grown very fast. Headhunting services have spread globally. It is estimated that in China there are more than 50,000 headhunting firms. The retained executive search that is one of the key branches of headhunting is generating revenues of more than US$10 billion per annum globally. The headhunters or headhunting firms usually identify, source and select very few exceptionally brilliant higher-level executives for a given role.

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Fastest growing temporary jobs in United States

The craze for temporary jobs or employment is getting its due.  Previously, temporary jobs are viewed as a stopgap measure for employees or temporary workers who are interested in joining the workforce again after a layoff or when fired. The positive news about the U.S. economic growth towards recovery is making temporary employment or temporary job roles as an attractive option for those workers who are in search of regaining permanent staff positions within their industry or sectors. Temporary employment is also for those job seekers who would like to make new careers in unforeseen areas.

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