Recent Updates

Market Concentration in the European Big Four

1 December 2014

  • Outlines the importance of market concentration
  • Provides a Marimekko chart of the big four
  • and a Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 

European News Report November 2014

28 November 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Europe. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 

Witkey (威客) Platforms - A Journey to the World of Online Work Platforms in China

27 November 2014

  • A unique ecosystem supporting online enabled work arrangements has been developing in China; both the platforms and the people who work through them are called ‘Witkey’. While in many ways similar to online work platforms outside of China, there are subtle differences.
  • The purpose of this... More

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

By the Numbers: IT Staffing

21 November 2014

  • Largest IT staffing markets
  • How much is a typical IT gross margin for staffing?
  • The size of the US temporary IT staffing market

The Buzz: When Small Is Big

21 November 2014

An online platform solves IT problems for midsize organizations.


The Other Side: Temping My Way to a Career

21 November 2014

A college grad learns contingent work can open the doors to a promising future.


Power Seller: Keep Staffing Customers Coming Back for More

21 November 2014

Creative tips to sell smart and boost revenue in long term.


Power Seller: Keep Staffing Customers Coming Back for More

21 November 2014

Creative tips to sell smart and boost revenue in long term.


Zoom! Staffing Firm Growth Stories

21 November 2014

What does it take to maintain strong growth over the years? What are the stories behind these impressive numbers? Three of the fastest-growing staffing firms share their secrets.