David Francis

Research Associate

David Francis
dfrancisSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

David Francis joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2014 as a Research Associate. His areas of coverage include market estimates, industry growth, and the Industrial staffing segment. Prior to joining Staffing Industry Analysts, David worked for seven years at a leading financial firm.

David holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from California State University East Bay.

Recent Articles

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

Expert Panel: Is Per Diem Nursing, the Bread and Butter of Healthcare Staffing, Looking More Like Filet Mignon?

August 11, 2014

  • Panel from the 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit provides viewpoints on major trends impacting per diem nurse staffing
  • Topics include industry trends, the regulatory environment and its effect on per diem staffing, and best (and worst) practices for per diem staffing firms

2014 US Statutory Expense Tool

August 5, 2014

  • Our latest tool for looking up US statutory expenses is now available for download
  • Access average workers' compensation rates by occupation and state
  • SUTA, FUTA rates are available by state

Selling to the U.S. federal government: The 2014 list of staffing firms seeking a mentor-protégé partnership

July 17, 2014

  • List of companies interested in mentor-protégé programs
  • Includes specific segment, location, and contact details
  • List includes 23 potential mentors and 114 potential protégé firms

2014 List of Diversity Staffing Firms

July 17, 2014

  • This year's list of diversity staffing firms includes a total of 176 firms
  • Diversity categories include women-owned, minority-owned, veteran-owned, and HUBZone businesses

2014 List of Companies Looking to Acquire Staffing Firms

July 15, 2014

  • Lists 215 firms interested in acquiring a staffing firm
  • Provides top three industry segment preferences, top three geographic preferences, and contact info
  • Information technology, healthcare, and industrial are the top three industry segment preferences