Temporary employment sector reports strong growth in 2014

randstad staffing agencyThe Dutch temporary employment sector grew by 7% last year, after shrinking 2% in 2013, agency umbrella group ABU said on Tuesday.

‘Last year started with growth of 3% and ended on 11%,’ ABU director Jurriën Koops told website nu.nl.

‘The growth has been strong and was structurally high in the last few months. That means over the year an extra 50,000 people have started work as temps.’

The strongest revenue growth – 11% – was recorded in the technology sector. The number of hours worked by technology sector temps rose 14% over the year as a whole but 31% in the last four weeks of the year.

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