Staffing Industry Set for Continued Expansion

Bill Arowood

Oak Ridge, TN: 16, July, 2013—For the last decade the temporary staffing industry has seen some ups and downs, but recent years have shown a strong trend of expansion. The climate is ready for a decade of continued expansion, according to Bill Arowood of Appalachian Underwriters.

“Employers are facing rising costs associated with employees. From health care to workers compensation to compliance, it can be challenging for companies to justify expansion to meet production needs,” stated Arowood

According to Arowood, the staffing industry is no longer a just tool for companies to satisfy temporary workers needs. It continues to expand into offering more long term assignments. “This allows companies to have fixed costs associated with those employees, but it also allows them to share some of the liability with a staffing partner.”

According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, temporary helps services jobs in the U.S. rose by 9,500 in…

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