Operational Metrics & Best Practices

Best Practices in Employee Engagement

October 27, 2011

  • Recorded at the 2011 Staffing Industry Executive Forum
  • Staffing executives discuss employee engagement, company culture, and best hiring practices
  • Panel includes Michael Weinholtz (CHG Healthcare Services), Tom Gimble (The LaSalle Network), Sheldon Arora (LiquidAgents Healthcare), and Ben... More

Differentiators of the Most Successful Staffing Firms

October 19, 2011

  • Underlying trends seen in the Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms list
  • The high-growth, local-branch business model
  • The high-volume, centralized business model

2011 Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis

August 25, 2011

  • Total compensation for the two highest‐paid staffing executives rose by a median 24.9 percent in 2010 at a group of 30 publicly held staffing firms tracked.
  • Median total compensation for the two highest-paid executives at the 30 firms tracked was $1.02 million.

2010 Contingent Buyers Survey

July 18, 2011

  • Sixth annual contingent buyers survey
  • 196 page report, complete aggregation of results
  • Contingent management strategies, industry practices and plans for future use

Long-Term Trend in Staffing Gross Margins and Bill Rates

June 7, 2011

  • Margin trends tracked for 25 large public staffing firms
  • Margins depend heavily on overall economy
  • Commercial wages increasing faster than bill rates

Sales Alternatives for Owners

March 11, 2011

  • Options such ESOP, raising equity, structuring discussed
  • Pros and cons of different alternatives listed
  • Advantages of succession planning

Staffing Compensation Estimator: Internal staff compensation comparisons by title, skill segment, firm size

March 11, 2011

  • First-ever internal staff comp data
  • Over 7,000 internal staff data points

Second-quarter revenue rises median 15% at largest public staffing firms

December 8, 2010

Revenue trends improved in the second quarter for publicly held staffing firms tracked by Staffing Industry Analysts. Several firms, including some of the largest, posted large revenue boosts from acquisitions but still reported organic growth.


Breaking the $10 Million Barrier: Three fast-growing staffing firms tell how it's done

November 21, 2010

  • How to go from laundry room to business boom
  • Attracting people and building a culture
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Transcript from Executive Forum session on 'Breaking the $10 million barrier'

Case Study, Si Review October 2010

October 20, 2010

Back in 1970, Americans were celebrating Earth Day for the first time. Simon and Garfunkel were singing, "Bridge Over Troubled Water." Paul McCartney announced the Beatles were going their separate ways. And one thing that happened in the staffing industry that year was that Gary Nelson launched... More