TEMP EMPLOYMENT TO OUTPACE TOTAL JOBS THROUGH 2025; TRUEBLUE LISTS FASTEST-GROWING TEMP OCCUPATIONS

Nov 19, 2019

Temporary employment in the US will grow faster than all jobs through
2025, increasing by 8.5% compared to estimated 6% growth for all US jobs,
according to a forecast from staffing firm TrueBlue Inc. (NYSE: TBI) and
Emsi, a labor market analytics firm.

In addition, they listed the fastest-growing temporary occupations from
2019 to 2025.

“Gig employment will continue to grow in popularity as more companies
choose to reduce fixed labor costs to stay nimble and workers gravitate toward
flexible work experiences that fit their lifestyle,” TrueBlue CEO Patrick
Beharelle said.

The fastest-growing temporary occupations from 2019 to 2025:

• Laborers and freight, stock and material movers, hand - adding 53,627 jobs
• Helpers – production workers - adding 24,709 jobs
• Packers and packagers, hand - adding 12,467 jobs
• Industrial truck and tractor operators - adding 5,529 jobs
• Human resources specialists - adding 5,410 jobs
• Stock clerks and order fillers- adding 4,662 jobs
• Office clerks, general - adding 4,612 jobs
• Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders- adding 4,513 jobs
• Registered nurses - adding 4,482 jobs
• Construction laborers - adding 4,353 jobs
• Substitute teachers - adding 4,056 jobs
• Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners - adding 3,994 jobs
• Customer service representatives - adding 3,729 jobs
• Software developers, applications - adding 3,248 jobs

Source: Staffing Industry Analysts

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