Direct Hire and Temp-to-Hire: Which to Use and When

December 2, 2011

  • Need for skilled positions cited as primary reason for choosing direct hire
  • Desire to "try before you buy" cited as primary reason for choosing temp-to-hire

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Management Strategies

December 2, 2011

  • Use of approved suppliers, supplier tiering lists, master suppliers, RPO and HRO has surpassed previous pre-recessionary peaks
  • Growth in VMS and MSP moderating, but still projected to grow

Why Buyers Have Contingent Assignment Limits

November 28, 2011

  • Details responses to open-ended question, "If you have contingent assignment limits, why do you have them?" 
  • Legal/co-employment risk #1 concern

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Trends in VMS and MSP use

November 18, 2011

  • VMS and MSP use stable among core buyers
  • VMS and MSP use projected to rise, consistent with the long-term trend

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Initial Findings

November 10, 2011

  • Eighth annual contingent buyers survey
  • Full questions and summary answers
  • Latest buyer plans, spend, strategies
  • More detailed reports on this data to follow

Locum Tenens - September 2011 NALTO Benchmarking Survey

October 12, 2011

  • Total locum revenue among respondents grew 9.5% from 1H10 to 1H11
  • More than half of the locum market represented in this survey
  • Trends vary heavily by specialty

2010 Contingent Buyers Survey

July 18, 2011

  • Sixth annual contingent buyers survey
  • 196 page report, complete aggregation of results
  • Contingent management strategies, industry practices and plans for future use

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Who plays a lead role choosing staffing suppliers?

July 8, 2011

  • More than two-thirds of buyers said procurement took a lead role selecting staffing suppliers
  • 54% of buyers reported that HR took a lead role, 37% said hiring managers took a lead role

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: How often do buyers communicate with their staffing suppliers?

July 6, 2011

  • Buyers vary tremendously with regard to frequency of communication with their primary staffing suppliers
  • The buyers least likely to talk directly with suppliers — depending to a greater degree on VMS/MSP — are those in HR, those from large firms, and those using VMS/MSP as their primary contingent... More

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Managing CW programs with positive and negative incentives

July 6, 2011

  • Periodic review of suppliers and increasing vendor exposure to requisitions are the most common incentives
  • Buyers in procurement were more likely to use positive incentives; buyers in HR were more likely to use negative incentives