Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer interest in women & minority-owned (WMBE) staffing suppliers

February 3, 2011

  • WMBE certification an advantage with half of contingent buyers
  • Large buyer companies especially interested
  • Least interested in WMBE: buyers in manufacturing/logistics
     

SUTA & FUTA Update: Getting worse before getting better

December 22, 2010

  • Our tracking tool gives state-by-state comparison of unemployment tax burden
  • A raise in the SUTA-taxable wage base is not all bad
  • And then there's FUTA...20 states in danger of FUTA rate hike

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyers’ advice to MSPs

December 10, 2010

  • 217 buyers queried on what they want from MSPs
  • Buyer responses distilled to nine key themes
  • #1: Be a strategic partner

Third quarter 2010 financial results for 26 publicly held staffing firms

November 16, 2010

  • Median 3Q y/y revenue increase: 13.2%
  • Command Center Inc. #1
  • Report includes full table of staffing firm performance

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Highest bang-to-buck marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms

November 2, 2010

  • Top marketing & sales tactics identified
  • What larger firms do differently
  • How tactics vary by segment, firm size

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Who sells what to whom

November 2, 2010

Which segments are sold to which industries
Staffing firm specialization by segment, industry
Staffing segments: what goes with what


Employment Insecurity

November 2, 2010

So what: This document will help you develop an ad-hoc strategy to attract and retain workers across Europe by better understand their feelings about employment security and insecurity.


Best and worst U.S. metro job markets

November 2, 2010

Best: DC, Boston, Minneapolis, Austin, Baltimore
Worst: Chicago, NY/NJ, California
None of top 20 markets in Western U.S.


Best and Worst U.S. Industry Job Markets

October 5, 2010

Temp still #1 job generator, but slowing
Funemployment: accomodation #2, also food services, entertainment
Also adding jobs: educ, health, compuer systems design
Losing jobs: government, construction-related

Best and worst U.S. metro job markets

September 28, 2010

Best: DC, Boston, Minneapolis, Austin, Baltimore
Worst: Chicago, NY/NJ, California
None of top 20 markets in Western U.S.