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Temporary Staff Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Temporary Staff Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC N7212 | May 2016

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The Temporary Staff Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Temporary Staff Services industry provides skilled and unskilled labour to client companies, usually on a short-term basis. Demand for these staffing services is influenced by several factors. The national unemployment rate affects industry demand, with higher unemployment generally limiting demand growth for temporary staff supplied by industry firms. Additionally, business outsourcing influences demand, with greater outsourcing generally having a positive effect on the industry. The performance of client industries also affects the Temporary Staff Services industry, with stronger growth in downstream sectors contributing to industry growth... purchase to read more

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The general trend towards outsourcing non-core activities in both the private and public sectors has fuelled growth in the Temporary Staff Services industry over the past two decades, particularly in terms of revenue and employment. Over the past five years, industry revenue growth has been moderate as outsourcing growth has slowed and industry profit margins have fallen. However, the comparatively low unemployment over much of the period and increasing client demand for a flexible workforce stimulated demand for temporary staff, as employers struggled to fill vacancies in some areas. The strong labour market also gave many workers the confidence to switch jobs, creating temporary vacancies... purchase to read more


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What is the Temporary Staff Services Industry?

Operators in the industry provide temporary staffing solutions for client companies on a fee or contract basis. Temporary staff services companies provide their own staff to client businesses to carry out temporary assignments. These temporary staff members work for the client at the client’s work site for operational purposes, but remain legally employed by (and are paid by) the temporary staff provider.

Industry Products
Contract and labour hire servicesTemporary placement servicesOther employment and placement services
Industry Activities
Contract labour servicesLabour on-hiring servicesLabour staffing servicesLabour supply servicesTemporary labour hire services

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