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Staffing Facts from American Staffing Association

Staffing Facts from American Staffing Association

Are you currently looking for work but are unsure of how Techneeds could help you?

Are you an employer unsure of how Techneeds’ services could benefit your company?

Check out these interesting Staffing Facts and FAQs from the American Staffing Association and you may find that Techneeds is the right choice for you!

Staffing Facts:


“We’re the jobs people. Staffing companies match millions of people to millions of jobs.”


“The staffing industry offers flexibility to both employees and companies. People can choose when, where, and how they want to work. Companies can get the skills they need to keep fully staffed during busy times.”


“Temporary and contract work provides a bridge to permanent employment. People can try out a prospective employer and showcase their skills for a permanent job.”


“Many people choose temporary and contract work as an employment option. They can select their work schedules and choose among a variety of diverse and challenging assignments.”


“The staffing industry provides free training for millions of temporary and contract employees to  help meet today’s demand for skilled workers.”

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Staffing Facts FAQs:

How big is the Staffing Industry?

“The staffing industry generated approximately $109.8 billion in sales in 2011: $98.3 billion from temporary and contract staffing and $11.5 billion in search and permanent placement services.”

What accounts for the growth of the industry?

“America’s work force is changing as more and more people are looking for the flexibility that temporary work provides. Companies are tapping into the flexible labor market to keep fully staffed during busy times.”

Do staffing firms charge employees a fee for temporary assignments?


How long do people hold temporary jobs?

“While specific jobs may last from a few hours to several years, the best estimates for the average tenure of temporary and contract employees range form three to four months.”

What type of assignments do staffing companies offer?

“Jobs range from day laborer to CEO and are available in virtually all occupations” – Techneeds offers several opportunities in many different areas such as: Production/Manufacturing, Materials Management/Purchasing, Engineering/Design, Administrative/Clerical, Finance/Accounting, and IT/IS.

What are the trends in the kinds of jobs being assigned?

“The fastest growth is occuring in professional and technical occupations.”

What kinds of services do staffing companies provide?

“Staffing companies offer a wide range of employment-related services, including temporary and contract staffing, recruiting and permanent placement, outsourcing and outplacement, training, and human resources consulting.”

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Sources for Staffing Facts and Staffing Facts FAQ: American Staffing Association, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census, Staffing Industry Analysts