Region - North America

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm expectations and plans in response to the Affordable Care Act

October 12, 2014

  • 55% of staffing firms will offer major medical to temps
  • One third of firms still have not selected an insurance provider
  • 14% of staffing firms are self-insuring

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most effective marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms

October 9, 2014

  • Six out of eight top marketing tactics are internet related
  • Preferred tactics vary by firm size
  • Top revenue generators: company web site, existing account penetration

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Reported M&A multiples and activity

October 6, 2014

  • Median multiples paid for acquisitions in 2014 were 0.6x revenue, and 3.5x EBITDA
  • These values were roughly consistent with those reported in previous years
  • About 500 acquisitions occur in the temporary staffing industry annually

September Jobs Report

October 3, 2014

  • The unemployment rate fell to 5.9%, the first time it has fallen below 5% since 2008
  • Temporary help services added 19,700 jobs in August
  • Revisions significantly improved temporary help job numbers from July and August

2014 Allied Health and Advanced Practice Benchmarking Summary Report

October 2, 2014

  • Allied health revenue and volume down from 1H13 to 1H14
  • Respiratory and speech up, OT and PT down
  • Robust growth in nurse practitioner staffing

2014 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2009-2013 Surveys

October 1, 2014

  • 7,000 temps from 110 firms surveyed
  • Temp medical insurance, satisfaction, referral bonuses
  • 143 page report accumulates all previous temp/contingent surveys

North American News Report September 2014

October 1, 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labor markets in North America.
  • Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data.

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

2014 Staffing Firm Market Share Landscape and Book of Lists - North American Edition

September 24, 2014

  • Compilation of 27 staffing firm market share landscape reports and opportunity lists related to North America
  • Ranks hundreds of staffing firms by revenue and by staffing sector
  • Opportunity lists include fastest-growing, diversity owned, mentor-protégé, and acquisition preferences

Global Staffing 100

September 17, 2014

  • Find out who tops the world ranks
  • Which firms make the Global 100
  • Who has joined the list and who has left