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Exempt and Non-exempt Contingent Workers and Why You Should Care - November 2013

November 20, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • The multi-million dollar legal risk facing your contingent workforce
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Affordable Care Act – Using the Look-Back Method to Determine Full-Time Status

November 13, 2013

  • A brief overview of how the look-back method is used to determine the full-time status of your employees
  • Variable hour or seasonal employees' hours are tracked over a measuerment period, followed by an administrative and stability period
  • Break-in-service rules determine whether returning employees... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm plans for service expansion and product life cycle

November 13, 2013

  • We asked staffing firms to indicate their status (currently offer, likely to offer within 2 years) regarding eight staffing-related services.
  • VMS is the service projected to see the highest percentage-wise growth over the next 2 years.
  • Scale is a key factor in choice of services offered. As revenue... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: How much do you charge for a typical direct hire placement?

November 13, 2013

  • We asked staffing firms: “On average, what is the percent of salary your company charges for a direct hire/permanent placement?”
  • Staffing firms reported the median percent of salary charged for a direct hire to be 20%.
  • There was some variation around the most common response of 20% of salary;... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Highest bang-to-buck direct hire and temporary recruiting tactics

November 13, 2013

  • Staffing firms reported the direct hire recruiting tactic with the highest bang-to-buck return on spend/effort to be Linkedin (32% of respondents). A significant portion of respondents also selected: Job boards (25%), recruit from existing candidate list (20%), and list jobs on company website... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing revenue is derived from small- and medium-sized businesses?

November 13, 2013

  • We asked staffing firms to tell us the percent of revenue they derive from small- and medium- sized businesses.
  • We used this information to determine both the breadth (what percent of staffing firms do business with small- and mid-sized businesses?) as well as intensity (percent of revenue derived)... More

SI Report Webinar - November 2013

November 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Highest bang-to-buck recruiting tactics
  • Best and worst strategic decisions

November 2013 Jobs Report Digest

November 8, 2013

  • Temporary help jobs up 3,300 in October, and up 8.2% versus last year
  • Total non-farm employment up 204,000 in October
  • The temp penetration rate declines slightly to 2.00%

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm priorities

November 7, 2013

  • As in every year the Staffing Company Survey has been conducted, respondents reported their company's top priority to be growing revenue. 
  • When comparing responses from the current survey with past results, we found three groups of priorities in descending order of importance: Growing revenue,... More

2013 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

November 7, 2013

  • 20 VMS providers and 17 MSPs evaluated along hundreds of features
  • Feature categories include supplier management, sourcing, reporting, integrations, implementation and others
  • Providers evaluated for functionality in various program type scenarios