Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

Staffing Market Assessment: Oil and Gas Sector

May 7, 2013

  • Oil and gas professionals in extreme demand (unemployment rates below 1%)
  • Contract workers comprise 30% of workforce in many exploration, production, and refining projects
  • Successful staffing firms have large working capital, deep safety expertise, and a strong reputation

SI Report Webinar - March 2013

March 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Top SIA ideas to boost your business

1Q13 Employment Hotlist: The fastest-growing U.S. job markets, by detailed industry and geography

February 6, 2013

  • Best industry: Leisure and hospitality tops list of eleven major industries
  • Government takes last place, losing average of 27,000 jobs per month from October to December
  • Non-supervisory employees at petroleum refineries have highest average weekly overtime hours 
  • Best states: Utah, North... More

2013 Growth Assessment: Healthcare Staffing

December 20, 2012

  • US healthcare staffing market projected to grow 8% in 2013, with "fiscal cliff" risk
  • Despite high overall U.S. unemployment, skill shortages abound in several healthcare occupations
  • "Permanent worker not available" still the healthcare buyer's main reason for using contingent... More

2013 Growth Assessment: Information Technology Staffing

December 20, 2012

  • IT staffing projected to grow 8% in 2013 
  • Healthcare IT and ICD10 fueling growth
  • IT buyers report 13% saving from using contingents
  • IT solutions represents an additional opportunity

2013 Staffing Occupational Markets Guidebook

December 19, 2012

  • Over 500 occupations analyzed for staffing potential
  • Employment, wages, temp usage detailed by occupation
  • Best 32 niche occupational temp markets identified
  • Entire data available for easy download

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Service Expansion

December 6, 2012

  • 22% of staffing firms looking to launch RPO
  • Interest in VMS also strong
  • Most commonly offered today: master supplier services

“Online Staffing” Platforms: Characterizing the Demand Side

December 6, 2012

  • Demand for online staffing is real and expanding
  • It is at an early stage of evolution, much lies ahead
  • A new channel to meet "flexible workforce" needs?

"Online Staffing" Platforms: Threats and/or Opportunities for Other Staffing Businesses

November 8, 2012

  • Online staffing must be assessed, not ignored
  • Effective responses not based on misconceptions
  • Threats and opportunities may not be obvious

Best and Worst U.S. Industry Job Markets

November 7, 2012

  • Best employment trend: Food services and drinking places 
  • Worst employment trend: Local government excluding education services
  • Comparative analysis and ranking among 73 industries