Surveys

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How much time do buyers spend on contingent workforce responsbilities?

January 19, 2010

CW management rapidly becoming full-time job
By $200MM spend, most are full-time
MSP users spend less time

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Does using contingent labor save money, and if so how much?

January 17, 2010

Near unanimous agreement: contingent labor saves money
Median reported savings is 9% of total expense
Use more, save more--up to a point

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How loyal are contingent buyers to their VMS & MSP providers?

January 10, 2010

Net promoter scores for VMS, MSP moderately positive
But lower than for staffing suppliers
VMS has most detractors--34% of buyers

2009 Contingent Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection

January 5, 2010

Complete 105-page survey for instant download
Aggregation of all 2009 contingent survey analyses
First-ever SIA survey of contingent workers
What contingents want, why they choose contingent work
Why some choose to freelance and others temp
How they pick agencies and what they think of them
How contingents... More

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: How do temporary workers find and select their staffing agency?

December 20, 2009

Top ways of finding agency: friends, job ads
But varies by temp industry, occupation
Temps judge agencies based on pay, jobs avail

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Why do workers go contingent (either agency temp or freelance)?

December 20, 2009

Temps want income, permanent work
Freelancers want income, flexibility, independence
Professionals more likely to choose it as lifestyle

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: What do non-contingents have against contingent work?

December 19, 2009

Non-contingents just like regular paycheck/benefits
More than a quarter never considered contingent work
Also some negative perceptions persist

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Temporary worker satisfaction and loyalty

December 19, 2009

Only 9% of temps prefer being a temp
Temp work, not agencies, gets lowest marks
But nine in ten would (reluctantly) temp again

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Why freelancers don't work through temporary staffing agencies

December 19, 2009

Top reason: simply enjoy being truly independent
But freelancers also underestimate what agencies offer
One in five think agencies charge a fee

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: How to find (and keep happy) freelancers & independent contractors

December 18, 2009

Word of mouth top way to find freelance work
What freelancers want most: money
Also: good fit, flexible schedule, communication