Sponsor University Affiliation
Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Within the past four decades the contingent employment industry had grown at a phenomenal rate in the United States. Contingent employment now comprises more than 4.1 percent of the labor force and presently the Temporary Employment Agencies alone, place over 2.5 million temp workers daily throughout the entire economy. Recruiting temp workers through the temporary help services, provides the employers with a unique opportunity to enjoy from hiring screened labor skills without having to sustain costs of training or organizational costs of maintaining long-term ties to an otherwise traditionally permanent internal work force.
Preston Patillo and Katlyn VanDriessche (2011).
Accommodating Fluctuations in Labor Requirements: What Do the Temp Workers Contribute?.