Staffing - Professional

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: When is one type of CW better than another?

December 2, 2011

  • Buyers said that agency temps are best with respect to cost, legal risk, availability of talent and time to fill, compared to independent contractors, internal temp pools and statement of work consultants
  • Buyers were less excited about agency temp quality
  • Over three fourths of buyers said that... More

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Management Strategies

December 2, 2011

  • Use of approved suppliers, supplier tiering lists, master suppliers, RPO and HRO has surpassed previous pre-recessionary peaks
  • Growth in VMS and MSP moderating, but still projected to grow

Marketing/Creative Growth Update

September 30, 2011

  • Employment returns to growth for advertising and consulting; graphic design trending flat and polling contracting
  • Pulse data indicates increasing percentage of firms reporting some year-over-year growth
  • Segment contracted in 2009, recovered in 2010, and is expected return to pre-recession levels... More

Clinical/Scientific Growth Update

September 15, 2011

  • Public company results mixed - some high growth, some low growth, some contraction
  • Employment outlook looks positive
  • We project this segment to see some acceleration in 2011 and 2012

Finance/Accounting Growth Update

September 14, 2011

  • Pulse Survey, public company results show high y/y revenue growth
  • Project 10% growth in 2010, 8% in 2011
  • Employment figures remain subdued

Legal Staffing Growth Update

September 13, 2011

  • Legal staffing continues gradual recovery from 2009 recession
  • Pulse Survey data shows majority of firms experiencing some y/y growth
  • Total legal services employment figures increase from loss to flat

Engineering/design growth update

August 19, 2011

  • Engineering/design firms experiencing recovery
  • Three engineering occupations in tight supply
  • However, broader trends not particularly promising

The 2011 Book of Lists: A complete collection of staffing firm rankings and lists

August 11, 2011

  • Compilation of all 26 SIA annual lists in one sortable Excel workbook
  • Ranks hundreds of staffing firms' staffing revenue domestically, globally, and by staffing sector
  • Opportunity lists: fastest-growing, diversity, mentors/proteges, acquirers

2011 List of Largest U.S. Engineering Staffing Firms

July 27, 2011

  • Lists 17 companies with at least $50M in U.S. engineering staffing revenue
  • Top two: Aerotek (Allegis), Adecco
  • Companies cumulatively represent 64% of U.S. engineering staffing market

2011 List of Largest U.S. Finance Staffing Firms

July 26, 2011

  • Lists 12 companies with at least $50M in U.S. finance/accounting staffing revenue
  • Top company: Robert Half International
  • Companies cumulatively represent 56% of U.S. finance/accounting staffing market