Buyers’ Staffing Supplier Sourcing Models

24 November 2015

  • Most common vendor bidding model was primaries, at 68%
  • Rate structures: Fixed rates per job title, max bill rates and pay range plus mark-up all selected by over 49%
  • Only 22% reported using open bill rates

Buyers’ International Presence

20 November 2015

  • Great majority of buyers in our survey have CW programs that cover North America
  • One third reported covering Western Europe, one fourth reported covering Asia/Pacific
  • Many expect to expand geographically within 2-4 years

Internal Resources Used for CW Management

18 November 2015

  • Median CW management team size was five
  • Team size positively correlated with organization size
  • Time spent on CW responsibilities correlated with organization size

International Laws’ Effects on Temp Use

16 November 2015

  • Seven laws caused a net decrease in use of temporary agency workers
  • Proposed amendments to the Japanese Dispatch Law caused no net change

2015 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firm use of outsourced services: usage rates & best practices

8 November 2015

  • Most commonly outsourced: marketing & back-office
  • Outsourcing used to supplement, not replace
  • Execs offer best advice on how to make it work

Buyers' Annual Contingent Workforce Spend

4 November 2015

  • Median annual CW spend was $140 million
  • CW spend positively correlated with buyer size
  • Larger median spend among buyers with a VMS or MSP

Top Priorities for CW Programs

2 November 2015

  • Buyers reported a wide range of top priorities for their CW programs
  • Most common priority was reducing/controlling costs

2015 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Investment plans for the next two years, and reported highest-return investments

27 October 2015

  • 56 staffing firms reveal primary planned investment
  • Top planned investments about internal staff
  • But is technology underinvested?

SOW in Contingent Workforce Programs

27 October 2015

  • SOW comprised a median 30% share of buyers’ contingent workforce (CW) spend
  • Sixty-six percent of buyers indicated that SOW is incorporated into their CW program

2015 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Initial Findings

24 October 2015

  • 56 unique staffing firms share their opinions
  • Benchmark measures, assignment lengths, RFP metrics
  • Tenure discounts, social media use
  • Operational structure, resume submittals/interviews