Surveys

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: The Use of TA Technology Among Staffing Firms

July 11, 2012

  • Staffing firms with core ATS:  93%
  • Top two trends: social and mobile
  • Biggest barrier: organization factors

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: State of Outsourcing

July 10, 2012

  • 35% of staffing firms outsource some recruiting function
  • Of these, about half use offshore resources
  • Most frequently outsourced: sourcing

2012 List of Largest U.S. Staffing Firms

July 9, 2012

  • Lists 100 companies with at least $100M in U.S. staffing revenue
  • Top three:  Allegis Group, Adecco, Randstad
  • Companies cumulatively represent 53% of U.S. staffing market

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: The Use of Metrics Among Staffing Firms

July 5, 2012

  • Underwhelming penetration of TA metrics
  • Average staffing firm used 6 TA metrics
  • Only 2 metrics used by over 60% of firms

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: What specific skills are buyers having trouble recruiting?

July 3, 2012

  • IT and engineering firms cite the greatest number of specific recruiting challenges
  • Hard-to-find skills also listed for logistics, marketing/creative and office/clerical

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Average contingent worker assignment length

July 3, 2012

  • 25th percentile, median and 75th percentile data on average assignment lengths for groups of buyers
  • Median assignment length is 30 weeks
  • Buyers of professional staffing have longer assignment lengths than those of commercial staffing

2012 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection (& Appendix: 2009 Contingent Worker Survey)

July 2, 2012

  • View into temp motivations, choices and attitudes
  • Positive agency relationship a major influencer
  • Human factors trump higher pay and benefits

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Buyer plans for the next two years

June 29, 2012

  • 21 page report on CW buyers plans for next two years
  • Average contingent share of workforce up yet again
  • Buyers cutting ICs, hiring temps
  • Engineering/design buyers most bullish

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: Are temps satisfied with their agencies?

June 25, 2012

  • Temps are overall very satisfied (45% NPS)
  • Communication is a key factor for temps
  • Other "soft human factors" can be important
  • Practical "job information" important too

2012 Contingent Buyer Survey: Initial Findings - Healthcare

June 19, 2012

  • Specific look at healthcare buyers: data on CW usage and plans, management strategies and drivers of contingent labor
  • Data from 82 respondents from 71 US healthcare buyers