Surveys

2014 Temporary Workers Survey – How much is a typical referral bonus?

February 13, 2014

  • Bonuses are typically $100 or less, or $500 or more - with few in between
  • Higher wages typically mean higher referral bonuses
  • Referral bonuses are possibly underutilized - only 28% of temporary workers reported being offered a referral bonus

2014 Temporary Workers Survey - How would you find a specialist recruiter?

February 7, 2014

  • More than 4,800 temporary workers surveyed on their primary method for finding a recruiter
  • Contacting a staffing agency less popular than asking a friend or searching the internet
  • Results vary substantially by occupation

2014 Temporary Workers Survey- Job Board/Social Networking Usage

February 5, 2014

  • More than 3,000 temporary workers surveyed on which job board or social network site they used to find work
  • Monster.com was the most commonly reported job board or social network used overall

Internal Staff - Why they quit, and how to keep them

January 10, 2014

  • Why do employees leave, and what makes them stay?
  • Which incentives are most appreciated by employees?
  • What makes employees happier and more productive?

2013 Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2012 Cumulative Index

December 18, 2013

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • What makes for an effective website?
  • Top recruiting tactics, what works--and what doesn't
  • Best and worst strategic decisions
  • 415 page report summarizes 6 years of surveys

2013 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2009-2012 Surveys

December 17, 2013

  • 4,700 temps from over 40 firms surveyed
  • Temp benefits, brand recognition, satisfaction
  • 161 page report accumulates all previous temp/contingent surveys

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing revenue flows through VMS and MSP, and what is the typical fee charged to staffing firms?

November 22, 2013

  • We asked staffing firms for the percent of their business conducted through either VMS or MSP, as well as the typical fee they pay to VMS and MSP providers
  • At the median, staffing firms conduct 10% of their business through VMS
  • At the median, staffing firms conduct 5% of their business through... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing firm revenue is derived from statement of work (SOW)?

November 22, 2013

  • Forty-seven percent of staffing firms derived some revenue from SOW
  • Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived was 10%
  • There was a strong positive correlation between firm size and whether a firm derived any revenue from SOW.

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing firm revenue is derived from oil/gas, education, and government?

November 22, 2013

  • Thirty-five percent of all staffing firms derive revenue from the oil/gas sector. Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived is: 10%
  • Thirty-two percent of staffing firms derive revenue from the education sector. Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived is 5%
  • Forty... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing firm revenue comes from top clients?

November 22, 2013

  • We asked staffing firms for the percent of revenue they derive from their top client, as well as their top five clients.
  • Among all staffing firms, the median percent of revenue derived from a single client was 20%.
  • The median percent of revenue derived from the five largest clients was 50%. ... More