Ziv Tepman

Research Analyst

Ziv Tepman

Ziv Tepman joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2013. His coverage areas include industry benchmarking, market size estimates, survey research, data analytics, labor market trends, and technology in staffing. He has worked as an analyst in the economic consulting and high-tech industries. He holds a BA in economics and MS in management science and engineering, both from Stanford University.

Recent Articles

Metrics Used to Evaluate Suppliers

5 October 2015

  • Buyers most often chose candidate performance grading as a key metric
  • Time-to-fill came in as a close second

Trends in Online Staffing and FMS

24 September 2015

  • Awareness of online staffing increased from 43% to 65%
  • Use of online staffing spiked upward from 8% to 14%
  • Fifty-eight percent of buyers were familiar with FMS
  • Seven percent of buyers reported using FMS

Asia/Pacific Trends in Supplier Management Strategies

15 September 2015

  • Using an approved list of suppliers ranked as the most common supplier management strategy
  • Sixty-three percent of buyers surveyed use a VMS, 64% use MSP
  • VMS and MSP use was positively correlated with buyer size

Global Buyers Survey: Hardest-to-recruit Skills

24 August 2015

  • IT staffing buyers most often mentioned data/data scientist roles as difficult to recruit
  • Engineering buyers named aerospace engineers most frequently
  • Industrial buyers mentioned truck drivers most often

APAC Buyers Survey: Contingent Share of Workforce

18 August 2015

  • Average share of workers who are contingent was 19% among buyers surveyed
  • Nearly half of buyers expected their contingent share to grow over next two years
  • Median projected growth in number of contingent workers over next two years was 10%

Jury still out on Affordable Care Act's effect on costs

15 April 2015

Now that the US employer mandate to offer health insurance has taken effect, staffing firms and buyers of staffing services alike are assessing the effects. Have your costs increased?

Expert's corner: Operation Expansion

22 August 2014

Key considerations before entering new healthcare staffing markets.

Research Report: Where Do You Stand?

19 May 2014

Easy tools for benchmarking your staffing firm against your competitors.