Operational Metrics & Best Practices

Staffing Compensation Estimator: Internal staff compensation comparisons by title, skill segment, firm size

March 11, 2011

  • First-ever internal staff comp data
  • Over 7,000 internal staff data points

Second-quarter revenue rises median 15% at largest public staffing firms

December 8, 2010

Revenue trends improved in the second quarter for publicly held staffing firms tracked by Staffing Industry Analysts. Several firms, including some of the largest, posted large revenue boosts from acquisitions but still reported organic growth.


Breaking the $10 Million Barrier: Three fast-growing staffing firms tell how it's done

November 21, 2010

  • How to go from laundry room to business boom
  • Attracting people and building a culture
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Transcript from Executive Forum session on 'Breaking the $10 million barrier'

Case Study, Si Review October 2010

October 20, 2010

Back in 1970, Americans were celebrating Earth Day for the first time. Simon and Garfunkel were singing, "Bridge Over Troubled Water." Paul McCartney announced the Beatles were going their separate ways. And one thing that happened in the staffing industry that year was that Gary Nelson launched... More


Lexicon of global contingent workforce related terms

September 29, 2010

Over 200 contingent workforce related terms and definitions
International terminology included for the first time
Document promotes standardized language usage in CW management

PEO Growth Update

August 30, 2010

  • Our April projection of 0% growth in 2010 likely to be upgraded
  • Revenue growth driven more by passthrough of higher benefit costs than by volume
  • Small and mid-level businesses, the bulk of PEO's client mix, are particularly challenged

2010 staffing executive compensation analysis

August 27, 2010

Total compensation fell by 10% for highest paid execs at public firms
Robert Half CEO ranks as highest paid at $6.1 million
Median total compensation for 52 executives was $931,519

2009 Staffing Company Survey: Insights Into Staffing Companies' Attitudes, Practices and Strategies

August 22, 2010

Complete 65-page survey for instant download
Aggregation of all 2009 staffing firm survey analyses
Second annual SIA survey of staffing firms
Policies on temp wages, benefits, conversion fees
Benchmarks on order fill, candidate decline/return
Staffing firm advice to contingent buyers

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Trend analysis of new firms entering the staffing industry

July 13, 2010

Rate of new firm entry drops sharply
New firms more interested in healthcare, F&A, direct hire
75% of new firms profitable within two years

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Highest bang-to-buck marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms

June 18, 2010

Top marketing & sales tactics identified
What larger firms do differently
How tactics vary by segment, firm size