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Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally

March 26, 2015

  • SIA's own own methodology for evaluating the potential of each staffing market. 
  • We have assessed 55 different staffing markets across six Continents. Strong prospects were identified among both emerging and established staffing markets.
  • Download a copy of the report as well as the... More

Definition of ‘employer’ covers hirer of agency worker says OHSA, Canada

March 26, 2015

  • Our Staffing Law Updates provide you with information and advice on legal and regulatory changes impacting the world of contingent work.

March 2015 Gross Margin Report

March 24, 2015

  • Of the 17 companies in our report, 9 reported a higher gross margin in 2014 than in 2013.
  • BLS data indicates bill rates are increasing at a 2% y/y rate for industrial staffing and nearly 3% for office/clerical staffing.
  • The median gross margin among the 17 companies studied was 24.7%.

North American Listed Staffing 4Q14 Financial Results

March 24, 2015

  • Among 24 publicly traded North American staffing companies, 4Q14 revenue increased by a median 5.4% year-over-year.
  • Seventy-five percent experienced positive y/y revenue growth, down from 3Q14's 89%.
  • Seventy-one percent reported positive net income, down from 78% in 3Q14.

Insights from Fast-Growing Industrial Staffing Firms

March 10, 2015

  • We interviewed CEOs at seven fast-growing industrial staffing firms
  • The seven firms achieved organic average annual revenue growth of 43% from 2009 to 2013, compared with 13% growth in the segment
  • CEOs discussed competitive differentiators, growth drivers, outlook, and the Affordable Care Act... More

SI Report Webinar - March 2015

March 10, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • New volatility tool and internal employee compensation estimator
  • Approximately 1 hour

Global Contingent Market Estimate

March 10, 2015

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contractors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

US Employment Volatility Tool

March 9, 2015

  • The US Employment Volatility Tool can be used to identify historically volatile and stable industries
  • The tool provides a volatility score for 901 US industries, using employment data from as far back as 1950
  • Interactive chart allows user to determine to what degree an industry's volatility... More

February Jobs Report

March 6, 2015

  • The US economy added 295,000 jobs in February
  • The unemployment rate fell to 5.5%
  • Temporary help employment fell by 7,800

The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Healthcare Providers

March 5, 2015

  • Twenty-eight US states have expanded Medicaid, additional states considering expansion
  • Medicaid expansion boosting profitability of hospital systems
  • Healthcare staffing firms' results positive, but no noticeable difference yet between expansion and non-expansion states