Surveys

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: How much do buyers spend on contingent labor?

August 7, 2012

  • Data on total CW buyer spend and CW spend per staffing supplier by industry, skill set, size and other factors
  • Downloadable Excel-based tool to estimate actual or potential customer spend by number of full-time employees and industry

SI Report Webinar - August 2012

August 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Key findings from our recruiting/talent acquisition and contingent buyer surveys

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Management of Interns

August 3, 2012

  • Only 18% of buyers manage their interns through their CW program
  • Three quarters of respondents pay their interns a regular salary
  • In 2010, the U.S. Department of Labor issued guidance with respect to the compensation of interns indicating they should most often be viewed as paid employees

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Insights Into Organization, Personnel, Technology & Metrics

August 2, 2012

  • Survey of over 130 recruitment/TA managers
  • Striking variation of practices across agencies
  • Consistent evidence of major changes underway

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Online staffing services

July 31, 2012

  • Only 3% of buyers surveyed use online staffing services; 68% are not familiar with these services
  • Large buyers and those in the tech industry more likely to use online staffing

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Compensation of contingent workforce managers

July 30, 2012

  • Median total compensation in 2011: $120,000
  • Median compensation increase: 3%
  • Statistics by buyer industry, skill, size, department, management level and other factors

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: To What Extent are TA Organizations “Centralized vs. Decentralized”

July 26, 2012

  • In aggregate, 70% of surveyed TA resources centralized
  • Extent of centralization is statistically related to revenue size
  • Centralization not generally related to skill segments

2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Who’s trying new suppliers? Who’s consolidating? How many suppliers do buyers typically use?

July 26, 2012

  • Buyer intent to try new suppliers has been increasing over the past six years; buyers in retail/consumer are currently most open to trying new suppliers
  • Median number of suppliers used: 20
  • Buyers with more suppliers tend to give lower grades to their primary supplier

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: What “TA Organizations/Functions” Typically Do

July 26, 2012

  • Talent acquisition is (is becoming) more than just "recruiting"
  • Sourcing was cited as a distinct activity by 84% of staffing firms
  • Across firms, the number of distinct TA activities varied widely

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Evolution of the TA function -- What’s Expected to Change

July 25, 2012

  • Talent Acquisition (TA) transformation underway
  • Widespread across all firm sizes and segments
  • New processes and technologies at top of the list