Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Does using contingent labor save money, and if so how much?

April 12, 2012

  • Median reported savings from contingent labor: 13%
  • All categories of buyer report median and average savings
  • Median hard savings target: 8%

Best and Worst U.S. Industry Employment Markets

April 4, 2012

  • Ranks 95 U.S. industries by employment growth trends
  • Hottest market: food services and drinking places
  • Coldest market: sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores

Best and Worst U.S. Employment Markets

March 27, 2012

  • Top market is New York, followed by Houston, Atlanta
  • Bottom market is St. Louis, followed by Springfield MA, Milwaukee
  • Texas top state by total growth, North Dakota top state by percentage growth

2012 Geographic Opportunity Atlas

March 21, 2012

  • Identified: fastest-growing, richest and most temp-penetrated U.S. markets
  • Most attractive U.S. market: Hendricks County, IN
  • Most temp-penetrated U.S. market: Peoria, IL—one in five are temps
  • Detailed excel file available for instant download

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Contingent Buyer Metrics Scanner

January 31, 2012

  • Use this tool to evaluate prospective buyers or benchmark your program
  • Estimated spend, VMS use, projected growth
  • Downloadable Excel file

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Satisfaction with suppliers

January 18, 2012

  • In 2011, buyers gave suppliers a B grade, 11% NPS
  • Big improvement in buyer satisfaction over 2004-2011
  • Buyers in the pharma/biotech/med and business services industries, as well as those buying office/clerical staffing, are most positive.

Top U.S. Temporary Staffing Markets: A detailed breakdown by metro and specific skill segment

January 11, 2012

  • First-ever detailed lists of top metros by segment
  • Exhaustive disaggregation of temp industry
  • Useful target lists for expansion

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for next two years

December 20, 2011

  • Buyers plan to use 26% more contingent workers by 2013
  • The increase is widespread, with over three-quarters of buyers planning on using more
  • Average contingent share of workforce continues to slowly increase

Opportunities in Health Information Technology - December 2011

December 14, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • What drives the Health IT Market
  • Strategies & business models
  • Two case studies: The CSI Companies and Q Analysts
  • Approximately 1 hour

Government Staffing Opportunities for Smaller Businesses

October 7, 2011

  • Federal government contracts - a vast array of business opportunities
  • Step by step overview of working with the government
  • 8(a) certification: how it helps win contracts