Recruiting & Talent Acquisition

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Evolution of the TA function -- What’s Expected to Change

July 25, 2012

  • Talent Acquisition (TA) transformation underway
  • Widespread across all firm sizes and segments
  • New processes and technologies at top of the list

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: The Use of TA Technology Among Staffing Firms

July 11, 2012

  • Staffing firms with core ATS:  93%
  • Top two trends: social and mobile
  • Biggest barrier: organization factors

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: State of Outsourcing

July 10, 2012

  • 35% of staffing firms outsource some recruiting function
  • Of these, about half use offshore resources
  • Most frequently outsourced: sourcing

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: The Use of Metrics Among Staffing Firms

July 5, 2012

  • Underwhelming penetration of TA metrics
  • Average staffing firm used 6 TA metrics
  • Only 2 metrics used by over 60% of firms

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: What specific skills are buyers having trouble recruiting?

July 3, 2012

  • IT and engineering firms cite the greatest number of specific recruiting challenges
  • Hard-to-find skills also listed for logistics, marketing/creative and office/clerical

2012 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection (& Appendix: 2009 Contingent Worker Survey)

July 2, 2012

  • View into temp motivations, choices and attitudes
  • Positive agency relationship a major influencer
  • Human factors trump higher pay and benefits

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: Are temps satisfied with their agencies?

June 25, 2012

  • Temps are overall very satisfied (45% NPS)
  • Communication is a key factor for temps
  • Other "soft human factors" can be important
  • Practical "job information" important too

First SIA Survey of Staffing Firms Recruiting/Talent Acquisition Practices

June 5, 2012

  • SIA's first survey of staffing firm recruiting/talent practices
  • Well over 100 respondents from a broad range of firms
  • Key insights into organization, process, and technology

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What has been your primary reason to work as a temporary employee?

May 31, 2012

  • 75% of temps seek permanent employment
  • 10% just working for the income
  • 15% preferred temping for other non-pecuniary reasons

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What was your hourly pay rate for your most recent contract/temp assignment?

May 30, 2012

  • Reported temp pay rates and ranges for occupational groups
  • Pay rate "range" for highest paid was 4-5 times greater than for lowest paid
  • Skill ranges probably account for corresponding pay rate range differences