Surveys

2014 Europe Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked typical wait-to-hire times, post temp assignment
  • Median answer: 3 months
  • 34% have no wait to hire at all

2014 Global Contingent Buyers Survey: How sophisticated are contingent workforce programmes?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked to rate CW program on 4 measures
  • Bigger programs typically more advanced
  • Several management strategies correlated with sophistication

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: How do buyers select their staffing suppliers?

4 December 2014

  • Overwhelmingly, buyers report 'worker quality' to be their top consideration when selecting a staffing firm
  • Service quality and low cost were the next most important considerations 
  • 72% say procurement plays a key role in choosing staffing suppliers  

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in supplier management strategies

4 December 2014

  • Buyers strategies for managing suppliers
  • Most common: approved list of suppliers
  • 62% of large buyers using VMS

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Oct/Nov 2014

2 December 2014

  • Latest insights on the UK professional recruitment market
  • Compare with the trends for on-line jobs.
  • This report also features the latest salary trends.

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most frequently recommended vendors

26 November 2014

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend their top two favorite vendors, and to explain their selection
  • Four vendors received 20 or more recommendations, 25 additional received at least three 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Insights

12 November 2014

  • Global RPO market estimate
  • Forecast for Future Growth
  • Results of our survey of RPO providers 

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Concerns About Current and Upcoming Legislation

31 October 2014

  • 210 staffing firms reveal laws that concern them most
  • 19 legal or regulatory concerns cited
  • Regions covered: U.S., Europe, Australia/NZ

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing Networking Groups

30 October 2014

  • 21 networks and associations identified
  • Report covers U.S., Europe and Australia/NZ
  • Most commonly mentioned: ASA, APSCO, RSCA

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Sep/Oct 2014

23 October 2014

  • Latest insights on the UK professional recruitment market
  • Compare with the trends for on-line jobs.
  • This report also features the latest salary trends.