According to the American Staffing Association, staffing is up 8.7% from a year ago.  Seasonally adjusted employment data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that staffing firms added 30,800 new jobs from March to April (up 1.2%). In a year-to-year comparison, temporary help employment for the month was 7.4% higher than in April 2012.

Nonseasonally adjusted BLS data, which estimate the actual number of jobs in the economy, indicated that the staffing industry added 59,400 new jobs (up 2.3%) from March to April of this year. On a year-to-year basis, there were 7.6% more staffing employees in April than in the same month last year.

To read more concerning this staffing update, please continue by following the American Staffing Association news release.  If we can assist with your staffing needs, give us a call at or send us a message!