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June 2013 Jobs Report Digest

June 7, 2013

  • Temporary help jobs up 25,600 in May, and up 7.5% versus last year
  • Total nonfarm employment up 175,000 in May
  • The temp penetration rate rose to 1.98%

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Total annual contingent workforce spend

May 29, 2013

  • Median annual contingent workforce spend for North American buyers with 1,000 or more employees is was in the $80-$89.9 million range.
  • Buyer spend by industry, skill, size and primary contingent workforce model

Healthcare Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in your staffing business

May 24, 2013

  • Healthcare reform overview for staffing firms
  • Penalties, subsidies, minimizing costs
  • What's an ongoing vs. variable employee?

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey - Temp-to-perm conversion fees

May 21, 2013

  • Typical temp-to-perm fees
  • Fees decrease with temp tenure and with buyer size

Back of the Envelope Valuations for your Staffing Firm

May 16, 2013

  • Valuations performed by experts for 20 firms
  • How important is segment, size, growth, concentration, profitability? 
  • Tips on how to maximize the value of your firm

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - May 2013

May 15, 2013

  • Improper per diem payments cost staffing firm $1.9 Million
  • OSHA sets sights on temporary workers
  • Staffing firm cannot use automatic termination or assignment end to avoid costs dependent on return to work
  • Bankruptcy court allows priority payment of temporary employees’ wages

Staffing Market Assessment: Oil and Gas Sector

May 7, 2013

  • Oil and gas professionals in extreme demand (unemployment rates below 1%)
  • Contract workers comprise 30% of workforce in many exploration, production, and refining projects
  • Successful staffing firms have large working capital, deep safety expertise, and a strong reputation

SI Report Webinar - May 2013

May 7, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Introducing our US statutory expense tool

May 2013 Jobs Report Digest

May 5, 2013

  • Temporary help jobs up 31,000 in April, and up 7.4% versus last year
  • Total nonfarm employment up 165,000 in April
  • The temp penetration rate rose to 1.97%

Market Trends and Best Practices in the RPO Solutions Business

May 2, 2013

  • Major trends in the RPO marketplace
  • Technological innovations are one of the key drivers of RPO
  • Advice for pure-play and independent RPOs