74% of companies bringing in contract workers for end-of-year season: Robert Half

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October 25, 2021

Nearly three-fourths of US companies, 74%, are bringing in contract workers to help with year-end activities, according to a survey released by Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI).

“This time of year, companies have urgent hiring needs and are tapping contract professionals to help with cyclical projects and spikes in business activity,” said Paul McDonald, Robert Half senior executive director.

Companies in tech, finance and healthcare have the greatest needs for contract workers. In the technology industry, 82% of employers plan to bring in contract workers. In finance and healthcare, the numbers were 77% and 74%, respectively.

Robert Half also reported 71% of retail senior managers planned to bring in end-of-year contract workers as did 67% of professional services firms.

The survey included more than 2,800 senior managers in the US.

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