Surveys

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Management top priorities -- what's new in 2010

April 27, 2010

Growth top priority--more than ever
After year of playing defense in 2009...
...Firms now on offense in 2010
Biggest change: increased interest in internal staff

2010 Staffing Company Survey: Spending plans -- who's buying what

April 23, 2010

Going up: spend on tech, training, marketing, promo
Most likely to increase spend: CFO, VP Finance
Also spending...IT firms, & those serving energy, tech

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March 9, 2010


2009 Buyer Survey: Trends in contingent workforce program sophistication

February 28, 2010

80% of sophisticated buyer programs use either VMS or MSP
New CW programs growing at 7% annually
Spending more time on CW no guarantee of success

2009 Buyer Survey: To what degree do buyers properly classify 1099/independent contractors?

February 18, 2010

Fewer than one in five buyers sure they are 100% compliant
A third say they "don't know" if they are
Buyers using a compliance vendor still doubtful they are compliant

2009 Buyer Survey: To what degree do buyers set assignment limits for contingent workers?

February 18, 2010

About half of buyers set CW assignment limits
Wide disparity in degree of such limits
Assignment limits same now as in 2006

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February 9, 2010


2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How much time do buyers spend on contingent workforce responsbilities?

January 19, 2010

CW management rapidly becoming full-time job
By $200MM spend, most are full-time
MSP users spend less time

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: Does using contingent labor save money, and if so how much?

January 17, 2010

Near unanimous agreement: contingent labor saves money
Median reported savings is 9% of total expense
Use more, save more--up to a point

2009 Contingent Buyer Survey: How loyal are contingent buyers to their VMS & MSP providers?

January 10, 2010

Net promoter scores for VMS, MSP moderately positive
But lower than for staffing suppliers
VMS has most detractors--34% of buyers