Staffing agencies role in helping candidate’s job search

The staffing agencies or recruitment firms have expertise in making good matches between job seekers and the companies. The role of staffing firms can be gauged from the fact that according to the Staffing Industry Analyst – 2014 report, twenty nine staffing firms generated about $50 million in temporary staffing revenue in 2013 and combined they generated $5.7 billion that comprised 59% of the market. Especially, in the health care staffing industry the five largest and fifteen largest firms have steadily increased their share of the total market that indicated a trend of increased consolidation in the healthcare staffing industry.

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Use temporary staffing for accounting projects

The definition of temporary staffing has changed quite a bit and it is not the same as it was some few decades back. The term temporary worker in the past was synonymous with clerical jobs and seasonal work. Now with the changing times, the temporary workers or employees are defined as a talented group who should be a necessary part of a company’s flexible staffing strategy. In case of looking for hiring temporary accounting professionals for various accounting projects, organizations can take the help of temporary staffing agencies or firms. Accounting and finance professionals usually have skill sets that are transferable and can benefit companies without any geographical boundaries.

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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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Recent forecast on temporary staffing trends

The U.S. temporary staffing services employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.1% annual rate for over a decade from 2012 to 2022 as per the report carried out by the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) – A research and industry analyst firm that focuses on contingent work force. Further, it is estimated that the U.S. temporary help services market would grow at a compound annual rate of 4.6% between 2014 and 2022. This forecast is based on underlying expectation that there would be continuity in shifts away from the use of the independent contractors due to misclassification enforcement in addition to the use of temporary workers in both professional and industrial occupations.

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Some interesting facts about Staffing Agencies

Staffing agency or employment agency works to match employers with suitable employees and reconciles the labor needs of its corporate clients with individuals or workers who have the skill sets necessary to match those needs. A typical staffing agency works or operates with focus on particular sectors or industries within the job market. For instance, there are staffing agencies that have specialization in providing staffing services in the field or sectors of Information Technology, Manufacturing, Accounts and Finance while other staffing agencies may have expertise in providing staffing services in the field of Construction, Infrastructure, Oil and Gas, Power and other business sectors.

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