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 as well as healthcare staffing in the US. 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

The Human Cloud Landscape

July 22, 2015

  • Market size estimate by work location, Human Cloud segment, and B2B vs. B2C
  • Largest three providers by 2014 spend are Uber, Didi Kuaidi, and UpWork
  • Overview of Online Staffing Platforms, Crowdsourcing, and Online Work Services

New tool helps healthcare staffing firms assess markets on an occupational basis

June 26, 2015

A landmark research tool enables staffing firms to track the market size, temporary penetration rate, and growth trajectory of more than 800 occupations.

New offering allows companies to source directly through VMS

June 3, 2015

Ten months after buying freelancer management system OnForce, Beeline announced a new plugin that enables organizations to self-source freelancer talent alongside staffing agency searches via the VMS. 

Bullish signs for healthcare staffing: Low unemployment, healthy turnover

June 1, 2015

Low unemployment and a healthy level of turnover are bullish signs for the healthcare staffing industry, signaling that clients will continue to need staffing firms to help recruit scarce candidates.

Freelancer Management Systems (FMS) Differentiators and Competitive Landscape

May 22, 2015

  • Profile of four leading FMS providers
  • The most in depth look at providers that exists
  • Learn about industries served, metrics, market size, and technical functionalities

Human cloud not staffing's death knell, helps legacy businesses

May 13, 2015

Investments from seasoned staffing firms validate the online work arrangement business model itself. Considered by some pundits a passing fad, is it difficult to ignore them given the kind of investments being made by industry leaders.

Healthcare staffing segment growth estimate at 7%

May 7, 2015

It’s a good time to be in healthcare staffing due to a confluence of positive factors.

SI Report Webinar - April 2015

April 7, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast
  • Approximately 1 hour

What’s next? Online Staffing and FMS, Solving the 3-Year Problem and Avoiding Risk - March 2015

March 26, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Improve candidate experience, decrease cost, increase efficiency
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Healthcare Providers

March 5, 2015

  • Twenty-eight US states have expanded Medicaid, additional states considering expansion
  • Medicaid expansion boosting profitability of hospital systems
  • Healthcare staffing firms' results positive, but no noticeable difference yet between expansion and non-expansion states