2012 Staffing Company Survey: Employee Incentives

October 22, 2012

  • 446 individual firms share their strategies, aside from compensation, for motivating and engaging their internal staff.
  • Frequent, ongoing training was the most common theme among responses.
  • Six other themes were identified, including company culture, teamwork, and communication.

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Executive Compensation

October 10, 2012

  • 2012 Staffing Company Survey Results: Data from 452 executives reveal 2011 compensation trends
  • CEOs and President/COOs remain most highly compensated executives at median of $262,500
  • Median total compensation for CEOs, President/COOs, CFOs, and Sales Execs remain above 2009 levels

SI Report Webinar - October 2012

October 9, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing and employment trends
  • Buyer survey data

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey & 2006-2011 Cumulative Index

September 14, 2012

  • 391-page aggregation of all previous buyer surveys
  • Best practices, metrics, updated projections
  • Trends in VMS, MSP, buyer management of staffing firms
  • Compensation data for contingent managers

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: VMS and MSP trends

September 12, 2012

  • VMS use down seven percentage points since peak in 2010; now at 73%
  • MSP use down eleven points since 2011; now at 58%

2012 Staffing Industry Sales Force Compensation Survey: Executive Summary

September 6, 2012

  • Study of salary and incentive benchmarks
  • Includes best practices around sales compensation
  • 13 staffing roles analyzed by company size

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Evolution of Supplier Management Strategies

August 31, 2012

  • Use of RPO, HRO continue to increase
  • Most common management strategies included vendor management systems (VMS), approved lists of suppliers and significant use of domestic outsourcing of business functions

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: How buyers prefer to engage contingents

August 23, 2012

  • Over three-quarters of buyers said that, assuming comparable price, quality and speed, they prefer to engage contingent workers as agency temps.
  • Buyers in the energy/chemical and tech/telecom industries and those purchasing IT skills were relatively more open to SOWs
  • Buyers purchasing office/clerical,... More

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Who buys what type of contingent labor, and why?

August 23, 2012

  • Buyers were asked to name the skill on which they spend the most money. About half of respondents said they spend the most on IT skills, followed by industrial/logistics, engineering/design and office/clerical.
  • On average, buyers said that a fifth of their contingents were hired for seasonal needs,... More

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: What conferences do contingent workforce managers attend?

August 17, 2012

  • SIA, SHRM, ISM and SIG top list of most commonly mentioned conferences
  • Three-quarters of buyers attend workforce-related conferences
  • Reasons given for going include education, legal/regulatory and networking