Cupertino, Calif. -- Adecco, one of the world’s largest staffing companies, has announced it is seeing increased demand for temporary workers in Silicon Valley, especially in the networking, software, life science, and health care industries.
"Our monthly analysis shows that industry leaders in networking and software have increased their demand for temporary production personnel,” says Bob Bonomo, Adecco Area Director. “The top life science and health care companies have also really started to ramp up. We believe that these are good signs for the Valley's economy, because history shows that growth by leaders in these industries is followed by growth in each of their respective industries."
"Job seekers should be aware that temporary positions requiring administrative and financial skills are opening up in a variety of industries,” says Nancy Duncan, Adecco Regional Vice President. “In fact, we are seeing a strong increase in orders for contingent workers compared to last year at this time and a steady increase from week to week throughout the region. This is good news on two counts. First, administrative jobs return only when companies are well into recovery mode, because administrative people support new initiatives and an increase in business. Second, availability of temporary positions is a solid first step toward an increase in temp-to-hire and direct-hire positions, which are definitive signals of economic recovery."
Adecco releases its monthly "Where the Jobs Are" report in advance of the U.S. unemployment report to provide more depth and breadth to the employment picture in selected regions. The report is based on interviews with Adecco recruiters across the country.