Week Over Week Staffing Statistics

With over 10,000 customers in the staffing and recruitment industry, we're tracking trends on key indicators on a regular basis. The below data shows percent change from the week of Feb 2nd. For example, there was a 13% increase in jobs from the week of Feb 2nd to the week of Feb 9th. We'll update these recruiting statistics weekly.




Clock Hours

Jobs by Region

Submissions by Region

Placements By Region

Source: This data is aggregated from global Bullhorn ATS / CRM customers and Peoplenet clocks customers (North America). Jobs, submissions, and placement data will be updated on a weekly basis while *Peoplenet clock hours will be reported on a two week cadence.

Government Support and Guidance

Local governments have announced various measures to support businesses during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

The links below will direct you to the latest updates from each government body, and we will continue to update these as more information is released.

If you have come across helpful resources, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at marketing@bulhorn.com.




The US Government has announced:

-The CARES Act
– The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The American Staffing Association has several resources to guide firms on how these measures can support staffing firms.

The Small Business Administration will be administering Paycheck Protection Program, a pool of $349 billion for job retention and business operating expenses. Businesses may apply here for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan.




The Canadian government has released:

– Resources to support businesses and employees.
– ESDC corporate information for COVID-19




The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy have announced a protective shield for employees and companies.




The Treasury Department of the Australian Government have announced their economic response to the Coronavirus.




The UK Government has announced:

– The Coronavirus Act 2020
– A package of financial measures to support UK businesses.

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has a COVID-19 Hub to help you keep up with government developments and announcements.
APSCo has a series of resources for recruitment firms on how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme can help your business during this time.
Information on how to claim for employee wages under the Scheme is here.




The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation have issued guidance for business.




The Central Government has announced a series of financial measures.

The New Zealand Government has released a financial support plan as a part of the Unite Against COVID-19 plan.

Articles & Webinars

We’re committed to bringing you the latest industry news and tips on our blog. We’ll also be hosting relevant webinars on key topics in the coming weeks.

Australian Recruitment Job Trends [Resource]

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GRID COVID-19 Impact Survey: Key Findings

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Building & Maintaining Relationships in a Work From Home World [Blog Post]

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How Video Can Help You Respond to the Changing Candidate Dynamic [Blog Post]

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4 Tips for Recruiting the Remote Workforce in a Post-COVID-19 World [Blog Post]

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Remediating and Searching Candidate Data in Bullhorn [Blog Post]

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The Evolution of Staffing Analytics: How Staffing Firms Used Data Before and After COVID-19 [Blog Post]

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How Staffing Firms Can Tackle Top Compliance Considerations in the Wake of COVID-19 [Blog Post]

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Re-Imagine Your Hiring Process for the New World Ahead with Background Screening [Blog Post]

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Make New-Hire Identity Verification a Top Priority in the Age of the Virtual Workforce [Blog Post]

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Why Now Is the Time to Move from a Server-Based to Cloud-Based CRM [Blog Post]

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How to Boost Work-From-Home Productivity with Your ATS/CRM [Blog Post]

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Digital Transformation and Coronavirus: Takeaways for Staffing Firms [Blog Post]

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Keeping Data Security Intact with Remote Teams [Blog Post]

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Reskilling: Why It’s More Important Now Than Ever [Blog Post]

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How to Find and Hire Remote Workers [Blog Post]

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The Recruitment Network & Bullhorn [Video]

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The Neurological Impact of a Crisis and How to Cope

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Productivity Anywhere, Anytime with the Bullhorn Marketplace [Webinar]

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Working from Home – Retaining Efficiency in a Trying Time [Blog Post]

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Bullhorn’s COVID-19 Community Response [Blog Post]

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How to Boost Work-From-Home Productivity with Your ATS/CRM [Blog Post]

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Roundtable: Discussing the State of the Recruitment Industry [Video]

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Why Now Is the Right Time to Consider Changing Your ATS/CRM [Blog Post]

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Key Sites to Follow

Industry associations spanning the globe have put together a host of resources that cater to different geographies. Be sure to check out the content updates they are providing as well.

APSCo has released a Coronavirus Resource Hub to help recruiting firms.

Harvard Business Review has released tips for decision making in a crisis.

TRN is ‘the ultimate support club for recruitment business leaders and CEOs. James Osborne, Chairman, delivers up-to-the-minute news, views, and assistance to the recruitment community. Additionally, TRN World, an online platform for recruitment professionals, is free to join.

ClearEdge Marketing has released a COVID-19 Communications Considerations resource.

All of us at Bullhorn are here to support customers and the wider recruitment community.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at marketing@bullhorn.com – we’re here to help.