Surveys

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm plans for segment, sector and service expansion

May 28, 2010

Strong expansion interest in clinical/scientific
Most common planned service addition: VOP
Number of firms in VMS, HRO, RPO to sharply expand

2010 Staffing Company Survey: How much do staffing firms typically charge for direct hire?

May 27, 2010

Typical direct hire fee charged is 20% of salary
Remarkably uniform across type of staffing firm
Notable exception: healthcare staffing firms charge less

2010 Staffing Company Survey: How often do staffing firms refuse to sign indemnification agreements?

May 26, 2010

One in four staffing firms refuse to indemnify buyers
Staffing firms in blue collar segments more reluctant
Failure to communicate: lower-level managers more willing to sign

Locum tenens: NALTO benchmarking survey

May 14, 2010

Total locum revenue among respondents declined 0.6% in 2009
Behind flat revenue, trends vary widely by specialty
As the emergency medicine staffing market grows, so does the competition

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Who's placing independent contractors, and how many?

May 6, 2010

44% of staffing firms place at least some independent contractors
IT staffing firms typically say 16%-20% of workers placed are IC
Most notable IC markets: government, finance, tech/telecom

2010 Staffing Company Survey: How much business should you be getting from smaller companies?

May 5, 2010

Smaller client companies are big business
In industrial temp, direct hire 80%+ of clients are smaller companies
But IT firms mostly serve bigger clients

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Management top priorities -- what's new in 2010

April 27, 2010

Growth top priority--more than ever
After year of playing defense in 2009...
...Firms now on offense in 2010
Biggest change: increased interest in internal staff

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Spending plans -- who's buying what

April 23, 2010

Going up: spend on tech, training, marketing, promo
Most likely to increase spend: CFO, VP Finance
Also spending...IT firms, & those serving energy, tech

Web Exclusive:Law Firms Focused on Expertise That Can Boost Revenue, SI Review March 2010

March 9, 2010


2009 Buyer Survey: Trends in contingent workforce program sophistication

February 28, 2010

80% of sophisticated buyer programs use either VMS or MSP
New CW programs growing at 7% annually
Spending more time on CW no guarantee of success