Surveys

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What specific skills are you having the most difficulty recruiting?

1 July 2014

  • Skills associated with managing and modifying company‐wide enterprise software were reported as the most difficult to recruit
  • Within engineering, the most difficult to recruit skills were specialized, niche skills, and skills related to petroleum engineering
  • Among buyers of industrial/logistics,... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Best advice for recruiting and retaining former employees

20 June 2014

  • The top suggestion is to stay connected, particularly through a Linkedin or Facebook group
  • Several buyers suggested using social media to ensure that former employees are aware of current job openings
  • Buyers also suggested treating employees with honesty and professionalism, particularly when... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Best (and worst) decisions made by contingent workforce managers

12 June 2014

  • The most common “best decision” among buyers, by a large margin, was adopting VMS or MSP.
  • Contingent workforce organization and control was a recurring theme in the “best decision” responses.
  • The most common "worst decision" was “allowing local branches/managers to exercise... More

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Apr/May 2014

11 June 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

Into the Future

4 June 2014

  • See the results of audience survey on the evolution of the contingent workforce
  • Understand where there are skill shortages
  • What strategies are being used to counteract these

Buyers Survey Initial Findings 2014

9 May 2014

This Insight contains initial findings of the 2014 Contingent Buyers Survey, including survey questions and unanalysed summary statistics.


UK Staffing Firm Internal Employee Survey

18 April 2014

  • A survey of internal employees of eleven UK staffing firms designed to measure their likelihood of leaving their jobs within the next year.
  • 36 questions measuring satisfaction with various attributes of staffing agencies.
  • Confidence in company leadership strongly correlated with job attachment.... More

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Feb / Mar 2014

3 April 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Jan / Feb 2014

28 February 2014

  • How is the professional recruitment market faring?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

19 February 2014

  • A review of the latest significant temporary staffing trends and developments in Europe
  • Exclusive insights from the whole research team
  • On demand playback, approximately 1 hour