Surveys

2009 staffing company survey: Benefits offered to temporary workers

July 10, 2009

Most commonly offered benefit: paid vacation
25% give same medical ins to temps as staff get
Vulnerable: Small firm benefits not competitive
IT staffing firms offer temps best benefits
Staffing firms selling to govt also generous

Staffing firms' anonymous advice to buyers

June 30, 2009

400 staffing firms offer frank feedback
Wanted: partnership, communication, respect
"Price is NOT everything--you get what you pay for"

May staffing sales trends: Staffing Industry Monthly Pulse Survey

June 12, 2009

May staffing sales growth by segment & sector
Strongest segments: engineering, clinical/sci, locums, IT
Weakest segments: allied hc, marketing, travel nursing
Most optimistic: staffing firms serving finance/insurance mkt

2009 staffing company survey: Order fill rates by segment, industry, firm size

May 7, 2009

Benchmark your company's order fill rate performance
As expected, fill rates vary inversely by skill level
Scale economies in industrial segment: larger firms see higher fill rates

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Many think agencies charge temps a fee

April 29, 2009

Misperception widespread across occupations, industries
Workers who believe a fee charged less likely to temp
Best practice: remind prospects you're a "no fee agency"

2009 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing Companies' Attitudes, Practices and Strategies - Initial Findings

March 30, 2009

902 unique staffing firms share their opinions
Second annual Staffing Industry Analysts' staffing firm survey
Cost cutting measures, top priorities and growth strategies for 2009
Benefits offered to temps, pay rate calculation and typical conversion fees
Average order fill rates and typical MSP and VMS... More

Survey of staffing firms: VMS attitudes/usage, VMS/MSP fees

February 11, 2009


Survey of staffing firms: What's different about highly successful staffing firms?

December 24, 2008

Analysis of survey data reveals success factors
Stable, experienced management a key driver of success
Bigger firms and those with right priorities outperform

Staffing buyer survey: strategies for managing staffing suppliers

November 20, 2008

51% of buyers using VMS; usage to go to 66% by 2010
Use of diversity suppliers on the rise, especially by big companies
Energy/chemical and business services most open to new suppliers

Staffing buyer survey: contingent workforce decision-making & program sophistication

October 24, 2008

Most "best in class" contingent management programs managed by MSP
Spending more time on contingent management no guarantee of success
CW management increasingly becoming a profession