Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

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

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

2014 Largest Staffing Firms in Brazil

16 December 2014

  • This report can be used to unravel the Brazilian staffing landscape.
  • It identifies the largest fifty firms in the market.
  • Details include the nature of the market, demographics, opportunities and threats and geographic spread.

2014 Global Marketing/Creative Staffing Update

9 December 2014

  • Aquent is the market leader by revenue, followed by Hays and 24 Seven.
  • We provide a Register of Marketing/Creative Staffing Suppliers and information on the current industry climate and short term future of the market.      

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

Thought Leadership Webinar - Selling services at the right time, to the right customer, at the right price

26 September 2013

  • Exclusive insights on Value Based Matching.
  • Why you should review how your company sources candidates online.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

What Does It Take To Launch a Successful Online Staffing Business?

20 September 2013

  • Having the rights to use/employ a functioning platform that supports the optimal buy/sell-side ecosystem is necessary
  • Entry is likely to take a couple of years and up to several million dollars
  • Developing/growing supply-demand transactions may be the most challenging, investment-intensive business... More

“Online Staffing” Platforms: Characterizing the Demand Side

6 December 2012

  • Demand for online staffing is real and expanding
  • It is at an early stage of evolution, much lies ahead
  • A new channel to meet "flexible workforce" needs?

"Online Staffing" Platforms: Threats and/or Opportunities for Other Staffing Businesses

8 November 2012

  • Online staffing must be assessed, not ignored
  • Effective responses not based on misconceptions
  • Threats and opportunities may not be obvious