Accounting, engineering, legal, IT, advertising and marketing, architectural and scientific research firms are all considered part of the professional services industry.
These services support organizations’ business needs and goals.
Although many companies rely on the specialized expertise offered by these firms, when company profits decline, they may delay projects or cut professional expenses.
Some professional services are regarded as discretionary by corporate customers.
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