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Growth in temporary jobs increases

Posted on June 12th, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

According to numbers from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, temporary job growth rose by more than seven percent in May.

Temporary workers now account for more than two percent of the total United States workforce. The healthcare industry added 10,700 new jobs in May, and the retail industry created 27,700. Both industries make use of contract workers. A statement by The Conference Board held that "the real story is a sustained pick up in the service sector." Contingent workers are often hired in this area as well.

Businesses looking to join this trend should choose a reputable and efficient recruiting and payrolling services firm. Temporary workers can be a great investment for any organization, particularly when their recruitment, payrolling, and benefits are managed by the same outside organization.

Economic growth after the recession means that many employers require a larger workforce, but the recession itself means that many are wary of making long-term hiring commitments. The best solution to this bind is to employ workers on a contingent basis. A reputable agency, such as Innovative Employee Solutions, is a smart choice for businesses that find themselves in this situation.

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