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					Feb. 23, 2009 Contact: Alexandra Karaer Telephone: 703-253-2048

America’s Staffing Companies Match Millions of People to Millions of Jobs Every Day
Temporary Staffing Average Daily Employment (Millions) 3.5 3.0 2.5
2.19 2.44 2.53 2.60 2.70 2.30 2.16 2.38 2.67 2.91 2.96 2.96 2.66

2.0 1.5
1.15 1.44

1.99 1.80

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0.99

0.98

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Source: American Staffing Association, Employment and Sales Survey

On an average day in 2008, U.S. staffing companies employed 2.66 million workers, according to the American Staffing Association quarterly employment and sales survey. Over the course of 2008, staffing firms hired an estimated 11.2 million temporary and contract employees.

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