Recruiting & Talent Acquisition

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Which types of work will you do more of, and which less of, over the next ten years?

July 23, 2015

  • 6,000 temps surveyed about 10-year work plans
  • Overwhelmingly, temping is just temporary; most plan to go full-time
  • But older workers, higher-paid, more open to future temping

Best Practices for the Asian Contingent Workforce Market

July 15, 2015

  • Hear insights from experts about the running a CW programme in Asia
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high

Total Talent Management - A New Workforce Phenomenon

June 3, 2015

  • Results from the first comprehensive survey on Total Talent Management
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What do temporary workers prefer to be called?

June 1, 2015

  • Only 16% of temporary workers want to be called temps
  • Preferred job designation varies by wage
  • Term most widely accepted: "contractor"

Total Talent Management

May 8, 2015

Total Talent Management refers to an employer’s practice of routinely considering TOTAL TALENT when it comes to talent acquisition or management including hiring an employee, using a contingent worker, or even acquiring a robot, etc. This ground-breaking report conducted in partnership with ERE Media... More


The Middleman MSP: A Global Overview

March 5, 2015

  • Review of MSP structures in 20 staffing markets
  • While there are certainly legal considerations to take into account, by structuring programmes in the correct way, they should not prevent programme managers from expanding programmes into any country they wish.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all MSP... More

North American Staffing Mergers and Acquisitions 2014

January 30, 2015

  • Staffing Industry Analysts noted 70 publicly announced acquisitions of staffing firms in North America in 2014.
  • Healthcare and IT staffing firms were the most frequent targets.

2014 Staffing Company Survey: What's a typical order fill rate and time to fill for staffing firms?

October 24, 2014

  • Benchmark order fill rates and time to fill
  • Metrics by skill segment and firms size
  • Metrics for temporary staffing and direct hire