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April 3, 2013
- Public companies in the American finance/accounting staffing industry reported moderate annual sales growth in the second half of 2012, continuing a trend of positive growth beginning in early 2011.
- Median year-over-year revenue growth was 8% in February 2013, according to Pulse Survey respondents.... More
April 2, 2013
- Public companies generally exhibited slow to moderate engineering sales growth in 2H12, sub-categories varied significantly.
- Among Pulse Survey respondents, median y/y revenue growth was 15% in February, in line with levels seen over the past twelve months.
- Total employment growth in industries... More
2013 Temporary Worker Survey: The Truth About Benefits and Bonuses (through the eyes of temporary workers)
April 2, 2013
- Health/dental benefits most frequent
- Referral bonuses most common
- Benefits/bonuses vary by occupation
April 1, 2013
- On Assignment's Oxford segment experienced fastest 2H12 revenue growth, +26% y/y in 3Q12, +27% y/y in 4Q12.
- Among Pulse respondents, median y/y revenue growth was 5% in February.
- Median unemployment rate for computer and mathematical occupations fell roughly .7 percentage points between... More
March 29, 2013
- In 4Q12, gross margins increased by an average of 30 bps at large public firms
- However, a broader set of 17 firms saw gross margin decline a median 20 bps
- Bill rates in commercial staffing grew in 4Q12, with slight acceleration in O/C and slight deceleration in Industrial
March 26, 2013
- 4Q12 revenue rises a median 2.5% among 10 large staffing firms
- 4Q12 revenue up a median 4.0% among 23 staffing firms tracked
- 81% reported positive net income, while gross margins down a median 40 basis points
March 26, 2013
- Public companies reported mixed results in their direct hire/permanent placement businesses in second half of 2012, though growth of some degree was typical.
- Monthly Pulse Survey trends indicate pattern of positive but decelerating growth.
- On a weighted average basis, employment growth in industries... More
“Recruitment in the Cloud,” A Discussion About the Co-evolution of Recruiting With Cloud and Semantic Search Technologies
March 19, 2013
- Cloud and semantic technologies impacting recruiting
- More powerful, useful than last-gen "keyword search"
- Heightened integration and leveraging information
March 14, 2013
- Overall average NPS 45% (same as last year)
- Office/Business occupations scored above average
- Soft factors (trust in firm, etc,) correlated most with NPS
March 13, 2013
- Global RPO market estimated at $4 billion
- US RPO market estimated between $1.5 and $2.0 billion
- Results of our survey of RPO providers in this report