Tony Gregoire

Director of Research, North America

Tony Gregoire
tgregoireSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Tony Gregoire is Director of Research, North America, at Staffing Industry Analysts. Tony is currently responsible for CWS Council Research, including the VMS and MSP Competitive Landscape Report and the Payrolling/IC Compliance Landscape Report. Prior responsibilities at SIA include the U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast and healthcare staffing coverage.

Tony holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and passed the CFA Level III exam.

Recent Articles

Allied health staffing growth update

August 19, 2008

Allied trends unchanged overall, but growth varies based on specialty
Health information management, physical therapy, and rehab showing strong growth
Radiology continues to suffer from lower reimbursement rates

Locum tenens staffing growth update

March 26, 2009

2009 growth projection reduced to 11.0%
2008 growth estimate reduced to 13.5%
Performance varies by specialty

Survey of staffing firms: Temp-to-hire conversion ratios

July 17, 2008

Median temp-to-hire conversion among staffing firms is 20%
Highest with office/clerical temps: 40% ultimately go full-time
Top industry conversions rates in entertainment, restaurant/hospitality

Healthcare staffing growth update

November 14, 2008

Spotty demand for nurse staffing, Florida weakest
-3.0% GDP growth projected for Q4, will test healthcare cyclicality
Sub-segment reports to be released over next few weeks

Trends in healthcare direct hire

October 17, 2008

Healthcare niche of direct hire is growing, unlike direct hire in general
Growth driven by physician shortage and inelastic demand
Many staffing firms now asking direct hire fees of $25k for primary care physicians

Nurse staffing growth update

December 2, 2008

Two to eight week assignments - one of hottest areas in nurse staffing
Weak Q4 expected for nurse staffing due to weak economy
Demand varies by geography

Locum tenens staffing growth update

August 15, 2008

Continued double-digit growth overall
Radiology experiencing sharp deceleration in demand
Staffing Industry Analysts to adjust locum forecast downward slightly

Allied health staffing growth update

March 30, 2009

Lowering 2009 growth projection to 2.0%
Allied market projected to surpass per diem nursing in 2009
PT holding up relatively well

Nurse staffing growth update

March 27, 2009

Company forward-looking comments turned decidedly negative
Lowering 2009 growth projections to -12.0% and -18.0% for travel and per diem, respectively
Hospitals getting more hours from internal staff

Healthcare staffing growth update

March 31, 2009

Lowering 2009 growth projection to -6.0%
Contraction in nursing more than offsets growth in locum and allied
Healthcare employment continues to increase