Ziv Tepman

Research Analyst

Ziv Tepman

Ziv Tepman joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2013. His coverage areas include industry benchmarking, market size estimates, survey research, data analytics, labor market trends, and technology in staffing. He has worked as an analyst in the economic consulting and high-tech industries. He holds a BA in economics and MS in management science and engineering, both from Stanford University.

Recent Articles

Buyers’ Staffing Supplier Sourcing Models

November 24, 2015

  • Most common vendor bidding model was primaries, at 54%
  • Rate structures: Fixed rates per job title, max bill rates and pay range plus mark-up all selected by over 50%
  • Only 17% reported using open bill rates

Buyers’ International Presence

November 20, 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

November 17, 2015

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

International Laws’ Effects on Temp Use

November 16, 2015

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

Diversity Goals in CW Programs

November 11, 2015

  • 67% of large buyers reported measuring supplier diversity
  • 36% reported setting goals for supplier diversity
  • 44% of buyers reported measuring contingent worker diversity
  • 14% reported setting goals for CW diversity

Buyers' Annual Contingent Workforce Spend

November 2, 2015

  • Median annual CW spend was $100 million
  • CW spend positively correlated with buyer size
  • Buyers of primarily industrial staffing spent a lower median amount on their CW

Top Priorities for CW Programs

October 29, 2015

  • Buyers reported a wide range of top priorities for their CW programs
  • Most common priority was customer service to internal stakeholders
  • Second most common was reducing/controlling costs

SOW in Contingent Workforce Programs

October 26, 2015

  • SOW comprised a median 20% share of buyers’ contingent workforce (CW) spend
  • Median SOW share of CW spend was lower among buyers of industrial staffing
  • Fifty-one percent of buyers indicated that SOW is incorporated into their CW program

Assignment Lengths and Assignment Limits

October 16, 2015

  • Median assignment length was 12 months
  • Most common assignment limits were 12 months, 18 months and more than 18 months
  • A median 10% of temporary workers were dismissed due to assignment limits
  • Median time required to wait before rehiring a temporary worker was six months

Satisfaction with Staffing Suppliers

October 9, 2015

  • Staffing supplier NPS was -4%, an increase from 2014
  • VMS NPS was 6% and MSP NPS was 2%
  • Job board NPS improved year-over-year