Unfortunately, week 7 continued the softening of our labor market, albeit by modest amounts. Assignments were off by .3% and hours down by 1%. Here are the numbers:
This week’s staffing industry statistics: Week 7
Note the 4 week rolling average is negative for all major indices, which have wiped out most of our YTD gains. I’m particularly concerned with New Talent dropping off consistently, indicating less people applying for work. Unemployment claims have been oozing up, which to those of us in this industry, know there is a positive correlation there unfortunately.
Here are some of the graphs, which hopefully will start showing more of a pattern as the year goes on.
Staffing Industry Market Growth Trends
Staffing Industry Trends
Staffing Industry Trends in Assignments and Hours Billed Year-Over-Year
About Avionté RAW Staffing Industry Statistics
For those new to the Avionté RAW staffing statistics series, the numbers reflected are based on an aggregation of hosted Avionté data from hundreds of staffing and recruiting companies across the US and Canada.
Written by, John Long, Avionté, Founder & Co-Chairman, and Natalie Flint
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