David Francis

Research Associate

David Francis
dfrancisSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

David Francis joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2014 as a Research Associate. David is the lead analyst for online staffing globally and covers employment trends and statutory expenses in the U.S. He is also the announcer for the Staffing Industry Report Monthly Webinar. Prior to joining Staffing Industry Analysts, David worked for seven years at a leading financial firm.
David holds a B.S. in Accounting, Finance, and Corporate Management from California State University East Bay.

Recent Articles

SI Report Webinar - November 2014

November 11, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing firm 10-year revenue plans
  • Pay-rate rangefinder tool
  • Approximately 1 hour

U.S. Occupational Employment Tool

November 21, 2014

  • This tool compiles over 20 years of employment and unemployment data into one spreadsheet
  • Gauge supply and scarcity of workers nationwide by occupation
  • Additional tools to help users perform analyses and understand the data

SI Report Webinar - December 2014

December 9, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Industry market sizes analysis
  • Approximately 1 hour

The Rise of Freelancer Management Systems

October 17, 2014

  • Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed five leading freelancer management systems (FMS) providers
  • Learn what defines and is essential to this space
  • Stay ahead of the curve on an emerging technology

SI Report Webinar - October 2014

October 14, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • ACA plans and insurance rates
  • Acquisition valuation ratios
  • Approximately 1 hour

2014 Executive Summary Sales Compensation Practices for Staffing - September 2014

September 23, 2014

  • Sales compensation structures including pay mix, performance measures, and mechanics.
  • Target and actual pay level information for salary, incentive, and upside earnings.
  • Approx. 1 hour

SI Report Webinar - September 2014

September 16, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast 2014-2015
  • Statutory expense tool
  • Approximately 1 hour

Trends in U.S. Staffing Market Concentration and Staffing Firm Rankings 2008-2013

September 12, 2014

  • U.S. staffing industry more concentrated now than in 2008
  • Most temporary staffing segments substantially more concentrated, office/clerical an exception
  • Report also lists companies by staffing revenue from 2008 to 2013

2Q14 Financial Results for North America-Based Public Staffing Firms

August 21, 2014

  • Seventy-four percent of the companies in our report experienced y/y revenue growth in 2Q14, down from 1Q14’s 76% and 4Q13’s 82%.
  • Eighty-three percent of the companies in our report demonstrated positive earnings in 2Q14, up slightly from last quarter, when 81% of firms generated positive earnings.... More

SI Report Webinar - August 2014

August 12, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Our U.S. Geographic Opportunities Atlas interactive tool
  • Five interesting young online staffing firms
  • Approximately 1 hour