Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

2013 Staffing Industry Sales Force Compensation Survey: Executive Summary

July 31, 2013

  • Study of staffing sales force salary and incentives 
  • Includes best practices around sales compensation
  • 98 staffing firms surveyed

2013 Contingent Buyer Survey: Top skill purchases & recruiting challenges

June 17, 2013

  • Information on top skill purchases by specific buyer industry
  • Toughest recruiting challenges by skill segment

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

Staffing Market Assessment: Oil and Gas Sector

May 7, 2013

  • Oil and gas professionals in extreme demand (unemployment rates below 1%)
  • Contract workers comprise 30% of workforce in many exploration, production, and refining projects
  • Successful staffing firms have large working capital, deep safety expertise, and a strong reputation

SI Report Webinar - March 2013

March 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Top SIA ideas to boost your business

1Q13 Employment Hotlist: The fastest-growing U.S. job markets, by detailed industry and geography

February 6, 2013

  • Best industry: Leisure and hospitality tops list of eleven major industries
  • Government takes last place, losing average of 27,000 jobs per month from October to December
  • Non-supervisory employees at petroleum refineries have highest average weekly overtime hours 
  • Best states: Utah, North... More

2013 Growth Assessment: Healthcare Staffing

December 20, 2012

  • US healthcare staffing market projected to grow 8% in 2013, with "fiscal cliff" risk
  • Despite high overall U.S. unemployment, skill shortages abound in several healthcare occupations
  • "Permanent worker not available" still the healthcare buyer's main reason for using contingent... More

2013 Growth Assessment: Information Technology Staffing

December 20, 2012

  • IT staffing projected to grow 8% in 2013 
  • Healthcare IT and ICD10 fueling growth
  • IT buyers report 13% saving from using contingents
  • IT solutions represents an additional opportunity

2013 Staffing Occupational Markets Guidebook

December 19, 2012

  • Over 500 occupations analyzed for staffing potential
  • Employment, wages, temp usage detailed by occupation
  • Best 32 niche occupational temp markets identified
  • Entire data available for easy download

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Service Expansion

December 6, 2012

  • 22% of staffing firms looking to launch RPO
  • Interest in VMS also strong
  • Most commonly offered today: master supplier services