Sales/Mktg & Market Opportunities

U.S. Occupational Employment Tool

November 21, 2014

  • This tool compiles over 20 years of employment and unemployment data into one spreadsheet
  • Gauge supply and scarcity of workers nationwide by occupation
  • Additional tools to help users perform analyses and understand the data

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most effective marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms

October 9, 2014

  • Six out of eight top marketing tactics are internet related
  • Preferred tactics vary by firm size
  • Top revenue generators: company web site, existing account penetration

2014 U.S. Geographic Opportunity Atlas

July 17, 2014

  • Excel file and report identify highest-opportunity U.S. geographic areas for temporary staffing
  • Provides temporary staffing market data at the state, metro, and county levels
  • Includes metro market size estimates and color-coded maps

July 2014 Employment Hotlist

July 8, 2014

  • ‘Mining and logging’, including oil and gas extraction, topped the list of hottest industries on a percentage employment growth basis.
  • The ‘professional and business services’ industry ranked highest in volume of job growth.
  • The manufacturing industry reporting the highest average... More

SI Report Webinar - July 2014

July 8, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Niche focus on educational staffing
  • How do contingent buyers select staffing firms?
  • Approximately 1 hour

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What specific skills are you having the most difficulty recruiting?

June 19, 2014

  • Skills associated with managing and modifying company‐wide enterprise software were reported as the most difficult to recruit
  • Within engineering, the most difficult to recruit skills were specialized, niche skills, and skills related to petroleum engineering
  • Among buyers of industrial/logistics,... More

4Q13 Employment Hotlist: The fastest-growing U.S. job markets, by detailed industry and geography

December 26, 2013

  • Mining and logging is hottest among eleven major industries
  • Government came in last, with notable job losses at the federal level
  • Industry with highest average overtime hours is petroleum refineries

Building a Non-Commoditized Client Base: Saying Goodbye to VMS/MSP Programs

December 20, 2013

  • Experts describe staffing markets that do not use VMS/MSP
  • Tips on building a "boutique" staffing model

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing firm revenue is derived from statement of work (SOW)?

November 22, 2013

  • Forty-seven percent of staffing firms derived some revenue from SOW
  • Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived was 10%
  • There was a strong positive correlation between firm size and whether a firm derived any revenue from SOW.

2013 Staffing Company Survey: What percent of staffing firm revenue is derived from oil/gas, education, and government?

November 22, 2013

  • Thirty-five percent of all staffing firms derive revenue from the oil/gas sector. Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived is: 10%
  • Thirty-two percent of staffing firms derive revenue from the education sector. Among these firms, the median percent of revenue derived is 5%
  • Forty... More