Surveys

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: What specific skills are buyers having trouble recruiting?

July 3, 2012

  • IT and engineering firms cite the greatest number of specific recruiting challenges
  • Hard-to-find skills also listed for logistics, marketing/creative and office/clerical

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Average contingent worker assignment length

July 3, 2012

  • 25th percentile, median and 75th percentile data on average assignment lengths for groups of buyers
  • Median assignment length is 30 weeks
  • Buyers of professional staffing have longer assignment lengths than those of commercial staffing

2012 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection (& Appendix: 2009 Contingent Worker Survey)

July 2, 2012

  • View into temp motivations, choices and attitudes
  • Positive agency relationship a major influencer
  • Human factors trump higher pay and benefits

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for the next two years

June 29, 2012

  • 21 page report on CW buyers plans for next two years
  • Average contingent share of workforce up yet again
  • Buyers cutting ICs, hiring temps
  • Engineering/design buyers most bullish

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: Are temps satisfied with their agencies?

June 25, 2012

  • Temps are overall very satisfied (45% NPS)
  • Communication is a key factor for temps
  • Other "soft human factors" can be important
  • Practical "job information" important too

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Initial Findings - Healthcare

June 19, 2012

  • Specific look at healthcare buyers: data on CW usage and plans, management strategies and drivers of contingent labor
  • Data from 82 respondents from 71 US healthcare buyers

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Initial Findings

June 18, 2012

  • Updated data on CW usage and plans, CW management strategies, VMS use, management of interns and healthcare reform
  • Data from 285 respondents from 226 North American companies with 1,000+ employees

SI Report Webinar - June 2012

June 12, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Temporary worker survey - what's the score?

First SIA Survey of Staffing Firms Recruiting/Talent Acquisition Practices

June 5, 2012

  • SIA's first survey of staffing firm recruiting/talent practices
  • Well over 100 respondents from a broad range of firms
  • Key insights into organization, process, and technology

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What has been your primary reason to work as a temporary employee?

May 31, 2012

  • 75% of temps seek permanent employment
  • 10% just working for the income
  • 15% preferred temping for other non-pecuniary reasons