Staffing Trends in the USA

The staffing industry has seen massive changes in the past few years. There have been many trends that have shaped the US Industry which has resulted in changing priorities. Statistics revealed that almost ¾th of recruiting and staffing firms have easily met their revenue goals that were set for the year 2017. 2018 is bullish for recruiting and staffing professionals despite threats like talent shortages and global economic uncertainty looming large.

Profitable Year

The year 2018 is expected to prove more beneficial for the professionals working in this field. The growth is expected to come from unexpected corners like temporary placements that are going to be spurred by repeat clients who are unable to face the shortage of talent available in primary sectors.

Here, we bring you some of the major staffing trends that are going to rule the US this year.

Impact of global economic uncertainty on staffing solutions

For many companies, domestic concerns override global concerns but for some companies, the impact of global economic scenario may be too great and may result in having a negative impact on their domestic hiring plans.

Change in the US Presidential Administration

Although things are still not clear among recruiting and staffing leaders as to how Trump Administration can have an impact on their yearly plans, many professionals wish to play safe to avoid any disruption in their businesses. A lot of policy changes are also expected, and these changes may have an impact on their sector. Thus, right now, it is "wait and watch" policy.

Overcoming Talent Shortages

Immense talent shortages are being registered in several sectors, and this has turned out to be the major challenge for the staffing and recruiting professionals. The situation is expected to stay as it is with no major change.

Revenue growth ensured with loyal clients

Staffing professionals are planning to fulfill their revenue goals by relying on their existing, loyal customers. This year too, half of the revenue is expected to come from these clients.

Focus on Multiple Clients

The staffing professionals are planning to focus on multiple clients to meet revenue goals of the year. The above trends are going to rule the US Staffing Industry and change the face of the sector immeasurably.

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