Recruiting & Talent Acquisition

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: How happy are temporary workers with their staffing agencies?

August 24, 2015

  • Over 6,000 temps rate their staffing agency
  • Agencies get high marks for 4th year in a row
  • Agencies that are seen as polite and trustworthy outperform

Global Buyers Survey: Hardest-to-recruit skills

August 24, 2015

  • IT staffing buyers most often mentioned data/data scientist roles as difficult to recruit
  • Engineering buyers named aerospace engineers most frequently
  • Industrial buyers mention truck drivers most often

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: When looking for work, which job board or social networking site do you use the most?

August 6, 2015

  • Six job boards, social media sites, most used
  • Job boards vary in use by temp pay, age, occupation
  • Healthcare temps unusual in heavy use of agency boards

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Temporary worker demographics by occupation: gender, age, years as temp, number of assignments

August 3, 2015

  • Gender/age demographics parallel those of full time jobs
  • Typical temp career is 2-4 years
  • But in most occupations a quarter have been temping for 8+ years

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Which types of work will you do more of, and which less of, over the next ten years?

July 23, 2015

  • 6,000 temps surveyed about 10-year work plans
  • Overwhelmingly, temping is just temporary; most plan to go full-time
  • But older workers, higher-paid, more open to future temping

Best Practices for the Asian Contingent Workforce Market

July 15, 2015

  • Hear insights from experts about the running a CW programme in Asia
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high

Total Talent Management - A New Workforce Phenomenon

June 3, 2015

  • Results from the first comprehensive survey on Total Talent Management
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What do temporary workers prefer to be called?

June 1, 2015

  • Only 16% of temporary workers want to be called temps
  • Preferred job designation varies by wage
  • Term most widely accepted: "contractor"