Operational Metrics & Best Practices

2014 Staffing Industry Sales Force Compensation Survey: Executive Summary

September 25, 2014

  • Fourth annual study of sales compensation at staffing firms
  • Compensation benchmark data for eight sales occupations
  • Compnsation structures, caps, performance metrics

2Q14 Financial Results for North America-Based Public Staffing Firms

August 21, 2014

  • Seventy-four percent of the companies in our report experienced y/y revenue growth in 2Q14, down from 1Q14’s 76% and 4Q13’s 82%.
  • Eighty-three percent of the companies in our report demonstrated positive earnings in 2Q14, up slightly from last quarter, when 81% of firms generated positive earnings.... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

June 26, 2014

  • At the median, buyers must wait at least three months after an assignment ends to hire a temporary worker without fees
  • Two-thirds of buyers reported a post-assignment wait period of at least one month to convert a temp without fees
  • Six month periods were also common, representing a quarter of... More

Big Data...Bigger Decisions

May 22, 2014

  • Expert insight into big data and talent acquisition
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
  • Download a copy of the presentation

The VMS Shuffle: How to match a VMS to your Contingent Workforce Programme requirements

April 29, 2014

  • Expert review of VMS scenarios
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
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The New Competitive Advantage - Organisational Readiness Enabled by Talent

March 31, 2014

  • Thought Leadership Webinar sponsored by Allegis Global Solutions
  • Exclusive insights from Bruce Morton, head of Innovation, AGS.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

2014 Temporary Workers Survey – How much is a typical referral bonus?

February 13, 2014

  • Bonuses are typically $100 or less, or $500 or more - with few in between
  • Higher wages typically mean higher referral bonuses
  • Referral bonuses are possibly underutilized - only 28% of temporary workers reported being offered a referral bonus

Internal Staff - Why they quit, and how to keep them

January 10, 2014

  • Why do employees leave, and what makes them stay?
  • Which incentives are most appreciated by employees?
  • What makes employees happier and more productive?

Gain-Share Deal Structures & Other Savings-Based MSP Performance Incentives

December 29, 2013

  • Various strategies outlined for sharing savings with MSPs and staffing suppliers
  • Learn which strategies have been proven most successful

2013 Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2012 Cumulative Index

December 18, 2013

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • What makes for an effective website?
  • Top recruiting tactics, what works--and what doesn't
  • Best and worst strategic decisions
  • 415 page report summarizes 6 years of surveys