VMS/MSP & Staffing Technology

Third-Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions: Landscape Report

October 9, 2012

  • Twelve solution providers covered
  • Rich profiles of diverse offerings
  • Wealth of options for staffing firms

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: VMS and MSP trends

September 12, 2012

  • VMS use down seven percentage points since peak in 2010; now at 73%
  • MSP use down eleven points since 2011; now at 58%

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Online staffing services

July 31, 2012

  • Only 3% of buyers surveyed use online staffing services; 68% are not familiar with these services
  • Large buyers and those in the tech industry more likely to use online staffing

3rd Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions

July 30, 2012

  • 14 specialized solution providers engaged
  • Overview of this specialized solution segment
  • Intro to further "provider landscape research"

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Do staffing firms treat VMS/MSP orders differently in the TA process?

July 24, 2012

  • A third of VMS/MSP firms used a special TA process
  • Doing so or not was not strongly related to size, segment, etc.
  • How/why ranged from positive to negative/dismissive approaches

2012 List of VMS/MSP providers

July 19, 2012

  • Excerpt from full 2012 VMS/MSP Landscape Report
  • 36 MSP/VMS companies examined
  • Companies listed by spend under management

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

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Contingent buyer satisfaction with VMS and MSP

March 27, 2012

  • Buyers gave their VMSs net promoter scores of 24% and scores of 27% to their MSPs
  • Net promoter score by industry, size, skill segment, management level, department and prior experience

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Contingent Buyer Metrics Scanner

January 31, 2012

  • Use this tool to evaluate prospective buyers or benchmark your program
  • Estimated spend, VMS use, projected growth
  • Downloadable Excel file

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