Employment & Recruiting Agencies in Canada: Market Research Report

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Employment & Recruiting Agencies in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 56131CA | Jun 2014

Now hiring: Gradual improvements in the labour market will boost demand for industry placement services

IBISWorld’s Employment & Recruiting Agencies market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, operators in the Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry have had to contend with the recession's lingering effects, which have a induced a decline in the number of available positions for job seekers. The industry has evolved through the continued use of online resources and improvements to technology. In the five years to 2019, industry operators are anticipated to benefit from an improved labour market.

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Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Employment and Recruiting Agencies industry has a low level of market share concentration. In 2014, IBISWorld estimates that the top four firms will account for 26.5% of total industry revenue. The industry is relatively fragmented, with 42.8% of enterprises operating as nonemployers and 76.5% of operators having fewer than 10 salaried employees. These small operators tend to focus on a particular province, or even a particular industry within a province. During the past five years, IBISWorld estimates that industry concentration has risen slightly as a result of acquisition activity. For example, major operator Randstad acquired SFN Group in 2011, while Adecco Group acquired MPS Group and Drake Beam Morin in 2009 and 2011... purchase to read more


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What is the Employment & Recruiting Agencies Industry?

Operators in this industry list employment vacancies and select, refer and place job seekers into permanent or temporary employment positions. Individuals placed into these new positions are not employees of the placement agencies.

Industry Products
Permanent search and placement servicesTemporary staffing servicesContract staffing servicesOther services
Industry Activities
Operating casting agencies or bureausProviding executive placement consulting servicesOperating nurses registries Operating employment placement agenciesOperating employment registries

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