561320 Temporary Help Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in supplying workers to clients' businesses for limited periods of time to supplement the working force of the client. The individuals provided are employees of the temporary help services establishment. However, these establishments do not provide direct supervision of their employees at the clients' work sites.

Illustrative Examples:

Help supply services
Model supply services
Labor (except farm) contractors (i.e., personnel suppliers)
Temporary employment or temporary staffing services
Manpower pools

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Providing human resources and human resource management services to client businesses and households--are classified in Industry 561330, Professional Employer Organizations;
  • Supplying farm labor--are classified in U.S. Industry 115115, Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders;
  • Providing operating staff to perform a combination of services to support operations within a client's facilities--are classified in Industry 561210, Facilities Support Services;
  • Providing executive search, recruitment, and placement services--are classified in U.S. Industry 561312, Executive Search Services;
  • Listing employment vacancies and referring or placing applicants for employment--are classified in U.S. Industry 561311, Employment Placement Agencies; and
  • Representing models, entertainers, athletes, and other public figures as their agent or manager--are classified in Industry 711410, Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures.
  Corresponding Index
561320 561320 561320  Contract staffing services
561320 561320 561320  Help supply services
561320 561320 561320  Labor (except farm) contractors (i.e., personnel suppliers)
561320 561320 561320  Labor (except farm) pools
561320 561320 561320  Manpower pools
561320 561320 561320  Model supply services
561320 561320 561320  Office help supply services
561320 561320 561320  Office supply pools
561320 561320 561320  Outplacement consulting services
561320 561320 561320  Outplacement services
561320 561320 561320  Personnel (e.g., industrial, office) suppliers
561320 561320 561320  Temporary employment services
561320 561320 561320  Temporary help services
561320 561320 561320  Temporary staffing services