Region - North America

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer 2-Yr Spending Plans

June 13, 2013

  • On net, buyers plan to increase use of SOWs, agency temps, FTEs, offshore workers and outsourced workers, and decrease use of ICs
  • More detail in report, including cuts by industry, skill purchased and size, as well as trend data and overall workforce projections

The “Human Cloud” in 2013: What It Is, and Why It Is An Emerging and Real Opportunity For Staffing Firms

June 13, 2013

  • "Online Staffing" is just one part of the "Human Cloud"
  • Technology is enabling many new staffing models
  • "Crowdsourcing" and "Online Services" are among them

1Q13 Gross Margin and Bill Rate Trends

June 13, 2013

  • In 1Q13, gross margins increased by an average of 20 bps at large public firms
  • However, a broader set of 17 firms saw gross margin decline a median 20 bps
  • Bill rates in O/C rose and accelerated slightly, while in industrial rates fell

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyers' 2013 top priorities

June 12, 2013

  • Controlling/reducing costs cited by buyers as their top priority for their CW program for 2012
  • Large buyers were more likely to cite controlling costs and IC compliance as top priorities; less likely to say preparing for healthcare reform
  • Report includes cuts by industry, skill, department and... More

PEO Growth Update - June 2013

June 12, 2013

  • Public companies reported positive net revenue growth in 1Q13-- ADP: +10%, BBSI: +46%, FFI: +46%, NSP: +3% 
  • As of our April  2013 forecast, we estimate the U.S. PEO staffing market will grow 7% in 2013. 
  • Forward-looking comments by public firms suggest healthcare reform may provide... More

CDC Annual Report: Health, United States

June 11, 2013

  • Comprehensive report on numerous U.S. healthcare trends released by CDC.
  • Number of visits to hospital emergency departments remains high, but did decline from 2009 to 2010.

SI Report Webinar - June 2013

June 11, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • VMS/MSP treands among buyers

Healthcare RPO: What Does it Take to Succeed?

June 10, 2013

  • Panel from the 2012 Healthcare Staffing Summit provides overview of RPO in healthcare
  • Topics include contract structuring, pricing, and how to sell RPO
  • Find out whether RPO is a good fit for your business 

2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

June 10, 2013

  • $100 billion in global VMS/MSP spend accounted for in this study
  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 21% and 18% in 2012, respectively
  • VMS providers reported 62 "mega-programs" (programs with annual spend over $300 million)

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Total annual contingent workforce spend

May 29, 2013

  • Median annual contingent workforce spend for North American buyers with 1,000 or more employees is was in the $80-$89.9 million range.
  • Buyer spend by industry, skill, size and primary contingent workforce model