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Assignment Lengths and Assignment Limits

20 October 2015

  • Median assignment length was 12 months
  • Most common assignment limits were 12 months, 18 months and more than 18 months
  • A median 10% of temporary workers were dismissed due to assignment limits
  • Median time required to wait before rehiring a temporary worker was five months

Satisfaction with Staffing Suppliers

16 October 2015

  • Staffing supplier NPS was -30%, little changed from 2014
  • VMS NPS was -13% and MSP NPS was -30%
  • Job board NPS was -29%, similar to its 2014 value

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

Winning The Modern Day Talent Wars: How Top Enterprises Are Building An On-Demand Workforce - September 2015

30 September 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Use technology to streamline the sourcing and management of contingent labor
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

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

Workforce Solutions Ecosystem

24 September 2015

  • This report codifies and defines the various parts of the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem. It will be of use to those who operate within this Ecosystem and also those who procure services or products from it.
  • Ecosystems are, by their very nature, constantly evolving and as such this document reviews... More

Contingent Workforce Technology – What defines state of the art and why does it matter?

23 September 2015

  • Overview of some cutting edge CW technologies
  • Full replay on demand (approx. 1 hour)
  • Download a pdf of the presentation

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

2015 Most Complex Staffing Markets Globally

11 September 2015

  • 55 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Complex markets identified among both emerging and established staffing markets.
  • Italy is ranked the most complex staffing market at the moment, followed by Brazil. 

Future Workforce: Next Generation Workforce Management - August 2015

26 August 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Leverage new techniques to help identify, engage and retain talent
  • Duration approximately 1 hour