Permanent staffing requirements are on up trend with fastest growth occurring in technical and professional occupations. The permanent job outlook in 2012 was somewhat lower than 2011 adding about 1.3 million job positions up till now when compared with 2011 when it was 1.5 million jobs. It is estimated that about 9 million jobs disappeared during the recession. The job opportunities being created this time are quite different from the ones that were lost during recession. Many of the jobs are created at the higher level and lower level positions but not for middle level management positions.