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March 2015 Gross Margin Report

March 24, 2015

  • Of the 17 companies in our report, 9 reported a higher gross margin in 2014 than in 2013.
  • BLS data indicates bill rates are increasing at a 2% y/y rate for industrial staffing and nearly 3% for office/clerical staffing.
  • The median gross margin among the 17 companies studied was 24.7%.

North American Listed Staffing 4Q14 Financial Results

March 24, 2015

  • Among 24 publicly traded North American staffing companies, 4Q14 revenue increased by a median 5.4% year-over-year.
  • Seventy-five percent experienced positive y/y revenue growth, down from 3Q14's 89%.
  • Seventy-one percent reported positive net income, down from 78% in 3Q14.

Insights from Fast-Growing Industrial Staffing Firms

March 10, 2015

  • We interviewed CEOs at seven fast-growing industrial staffing firms
  • The seven firms achieved organic average annual revenue growth of 43% from 2009 to 2013, compared with 13% growth in the segment
  • CEOs discussed competitive differentiators, growth drivers, outlook, and the Affordable Care Act... More

SI Report Webinar - March 2015

March 10, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • New volatility tool and internal employee compensation estimator
  • Approximately 1 hour

Global Contingent Market Estimate

March 10, 2015

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contractors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

US Employment Volatility Tool

March 9, 2015

  • The US Employment Volatility Tool can be used to identify historically volatile and stable industries
  • The tool provides a volatility score for 901 US industries, using employment data from as far back as 1950
  • Interactive chart allows user to determine to what degree an industry's volatility... More

The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Healthcare Providers

March 5, 2015

  • Twenty-eight US states have expanded Medicaid, additional states considering expansion
  • Medicaid expansion boosting profitability of hospital systems
  • Healthcare staffing firms' results positive, but no noticeable difference yet between expansion and non-expansion states

The Middleman MSP: A Global Overview

March 5, 2015

  • Review of MSP structures in 20 staffing markets
  • While there are certainly legal considerations to take into account, by structuring programmes in the correct way, they should not prevent programme managers from expanding programmes into any country they wish.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all MSP... More

2015 Applicant Tracking System Landscape

February 27, 2015

  • ATS market likely oversupplied
  • Pricing models, typical requirements, functionality and more discussed in this report
  • Directory of more than 120 ATS providers highlighted

Contingent Workforce Management as a Science-How-to use program data to make decisions that matter - February 2015

February 25, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • How to access accurate data and use it to take your CW Program's performance and cost to the next level
  • Duration approximately 1 hour