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What Does It Take To Launch a Successful Online Staffing Business?

September 20, 2013

  • Having the rights to use/employ a functioning platform that supports the optimal buy/sell-side ecosystem is necessary
  • Entry is likely to take a couple of years and up to several million dollars
  • Developing/growing supply-demand transactions may be the most challenging, investment-intensive business... More

Affordable Care Act – Providing Fully Compliant Health Coverage

September 11, 2013

  • A brief overview of what defines fully ACA-compliant major medical insurance
  • Large employers must offer at least 95% of employees and their dependents coverage that is "adequate" and "affordable"
  • Three independent brokers / benefit consultants that work with staffing companies... More

U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast: Sept 2013 Update

September 10, 2013

  • U.S. staffing industry projected to grow 5% in 2013, and 5% in 2014, to reach $137 billion
  • Total U.S. temp staffing market forecast in 2014 to reach 95% of historical peak, adjusted for inflation
  • Forecast raised for the following market segments:  engineering staffing, education staffing,... More

Online Staffing Platform Businesses ‐ 2013 and 2014 Industry Segment Forecast

September 10, 2013

  • Online Staffing market growth revised upward to 60% in 2013
  • No foreseen near‐term limits on global expansion
  • Market drivers could lead to $3B in spend in 2014

2013 Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis

September 4, 2013

  • Total compensation fell by a median 4.52 percent in 2012 at U.S.-based public staffing firms, according to an analysis of executive compensation that looked at the two most highly paid executives at a selection of publicly traded staffing firms.
  • Median total compensation for the top two executives... More

General Agreement for Agency Personnel Services - Sample

August 29, 2013

  • Sample contract for agency personnel services provided
  • Addresses contractual issues with overtime rates, conversion fees and SLAs

2Q13 Financial Results for North America-Based Public Staffing Firms

August 29, 2013

  • In 2Q13, revenue rose by a median of 3.4% y/y, and earnings rose by a median 9.2% y/y for the ten large publicly-held staffing firms making up our index, representing the first y/y acceleration seen in eight quarters for revenue, and three quarters for earnings.
  • For a broader list of 23 publicly-owned... More

Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

August 28, 2013

  • Key Findings include the size of the global staffing market.
  • A breakdown of 40 of the most important countries
  •  Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent sectors.

2013 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

August 23, 2013

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

NA Legs & Regs Advisor - August 2013

August 16, 2013

  • Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate delayed one year
  • US Supreme Court overturns Defense of Marriage Act
  • Suit alleges law firm and staffing agency failed to pay overtime to temps
  • National Labor Relations Board orders temp staffing agency election
  • Court tosses Title VII disparate impact... More