American Staffing Association (05/04/12) Alexandra Karaer
Employment data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that search and placement sector employment in March was up 1.7% from February, totaling 277,100 for the month. In a year-to-year comparison, March employment was up 7.5% from the same month in 2011.
BLS employment estimates for search and placement firms are available on a nonseasonal basis only, and reports lag by one month.
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