Operational Metrics & Best Practices

2Q14 Financial Results for North America-Based Public Staffing Firms

August 21, 2014

  • Seventy-four percent of the companies in our report experienced y/y revenue growth in 2Q14, down from 1Q14’s 76% and 4Q13’s 82%.
  • Eighty-three percent of the companies in our report demonstrated positive earnings in 2Q14, up slightly from last quarter, when 81% of firms generated positive earnings.... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

June 26, 2014

  • At the median, buyers must wait at least three months after an assignment ends to hire a temporary worker without fees
  • Two-thirds of buyers reported a post-assignment wait period of at least one month to convert a temp without fees
  • Six month periods were also common, representing a quarter of... More

Big Data...Bigger Decisions

May 22, 2014

  • Expert insight into big data and talent acquisition
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
  • Download a copy of the presentation

The VMS Shuffle: How to match a VMS to your Contingent Workforce Programme requirements

April 29, 2014

  • Expert review of VMS scenarios
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
  • Download a copy of the presentation

The New Competitive Advantage - Organisational Readiness Enabled by Talent

March 31, 2014

  • Thought Leadership Webinar sponsored by Allegis Global Solutions
  • Exclusive insights from Bruce Morton, head of Innovation, AGS.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

2014 Temporary Workers Survey – How much is a typical referral bonus?

February 13, 2014

  • Bonuses are typically $100 or less, or $500 or more - with few in between
  • Higher wages typically mean higher referral bonuses
  • Referral bonuses are possibly underutilized - only 28% of temporary workers reported being offered a referral bonus

Internal Staff - Why they quit, and how to keep them

January 10, 2014

  • Why do employees leave, and what makes them stay?
  • Which incentives are most appreciated by employees?
  • What makes employees happier and more productive?

Gain-Share Deal Structures & Other Savings-Based MSP Performance Incentives

December 29, 2013

  • Various strategies outlined for sharing savings with MSPs and staffing suppliers
  • Learn which strategies have been proven most successful

2013 Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2012 Cumulative Index

December 18, 2013

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • What makes for an effective website?
  • Top recruiting tactics, what works--and what doesn't
  • Best and worst strategic decisions
  • 415 page report summarizes 6 years of surveys

Information Technology Issues & Trends

December 13, 2013

The aim of this report is to provide an overview of the current technology challenges facing staffing firms, as well as the opportunities available to them to reduce cost, better align IT with the business, and deliver more innovative services.