Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 3.4%

The Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry has performed well over the past five years. Australia's unemployment rate, the total size of the labour force, and business confidence all strongly influence demand for industry services. Positive business confidence tends to boost demand for the industry's recruitment services, as it reflects a business environment where more client businesses employ additional staff. Furthermore, declines in the national unemployment rate can positively affect industry growth, as industry clients typically advertise more jobs. A decline in the national unemployment rate and steady growth in the size of the total labour force over the past five years have driven industry demand and revenue growth. Overall,...
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Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry is anticipated to expand at a moderate pace over the five years through XXX-XX. The national unemployment rate, business confidence and the size of the total labour force will continue to influence demand for industry services over the period. The national unemployment rate is forecast to continue falling, boosting demand for industry services as the size of the labour force grows and business confidence remains positive. Future revenue drivers Industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X billion. Growth is projected to be stronger early in the period, before slowing from XXX-XX through XXX-XX as the industry starts to mature....
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Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $16bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 8,917
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 166,400

Biggest companies in the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia industry include Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited.

  • pie_chart Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide personnel search, selection, referral and placement services to fill permanent work positions. Industry firms may supply services to the potential employer or the prospective employee. For the employer, services can involve all aspects of the recruitment process, including formulating job descriptions, screening and testing applicants, and checking references. Services for the employee include job-search assistance and training.

Industry Products and Services

  • Full-time position recruitment services
  • Part-time and casual recruitment services
  • Jobactive services
  • Executive search recruitment services
  • Human resources strategy consulting
  • Outplacement services
  • Other employment services

Industry Activities

  • Operating casting agencies
  • Operating employment agencies
  • Employment recruitment services
  • Operating employment registries
  • Executive job search services
  • Jobactive services
  • Online recruitment websites and services
  • Outplacement services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide personnel search, selection, referral and placement services to fill permanent work positions. Industry firms may supply services to the potential employer or the prospective employee. For the employer, services can involve all aspects of the recruitment process, including formulating job descriptions, screening and testing applicants, and checking references. Services for the employee include job-search assistance and training.

Main Activities

  • Operating casting agencies
  • Operating employment agencies
  • Employment recruitment services
  • Operating employment registries
  • Executive job search services
  • Jobactive services
  • Online recruitment websites and services
  • Outplacement services

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

When the national unemployment rate increases, competition among employers to recruit staff can decline, as fewer businesses look to hire additional worke...
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National unemployment rate
Total labour force
Business confidence index
Demand from business process outsourcing in Australia

Current Performance

Industry competition
In-house trends and government programs
Outplacement and other trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Profit and structure
Growth opportunities
 Table: Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Construction in Australia
Accommodation and Food Services
Information Media and Telecommunications
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services
Finance in Australia
Professional Services in Australia
Health Services in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in Australia
Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling in Australia
Data Storage Services in Australia




Products & Services

Firms in the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry provide a range of employment and recruitment services for client companies that requi...
Professional services sector
Government sector
Manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors
Banking, finance and insurance sectors
Construction, engineering and trades sectors
Healthcare and medical sector
Retail and wholesale sectors

Demand Determinants

Demand for employment placement services tends to follow broad economic trends, particularly growth in the size of the labour force, the unemployment rate...
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Major Markets

Professional services sector
Government sector
Manufacturing, transport and logistics sectors
Banking, finance and insurance sectors
Construction, engineering and trades sectors
Healthcare and medical sector
Retail and wholesale sectors
 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The four largest industry operators are projected to account for approximately 14% of total industry revenue in 2019-20, which indicates a low level of ma...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia) Pty Limited is the local subsidiary of the UK-based company Hays plc. As at June 2019, Hays plc had approximately ...
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Hays Specialist Recruitment

 Table: Hays Specialist Recruitment - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Employment Placement and Recruitment Services industry is highly labour-intensive. Similar to many other industries that provide business services, th...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Employment Placement and Recruitment Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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