By Mary Schwans, Managing Director, Astrix Technology Group’s Staffing Division
In today’s challenging economy, smart companies are utilizing quality staffing firms to implement a flexible workforce in order to improve operational and business agility. According to statistics from the American Staffing Agency, more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week. During the course of a year, America’s staffing companies hire nearly 15 million temporary and contract employees. According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, fifty-one percent of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers in 2017.