Over the past few months, we have posted links to many articles out in the World Wide Web indicating that the economy is recovering, if not a little slower than everyone would like, and that contract staffing specifically has increased. Well, from our perspective, contracting seemed to stay strong throughout the recession, but our statistics do show that there has been an even larger increase in contract placements recently.
In the first quarter of 2010, FoxHire experienced a 6% increase in contract placements over the same quarter in 2009. The areas where we have seen the biggest increases are in Engineering/Manufacturing and in Information Technology fields. Here are the positions we are placing most often: