2012 Staffing Company Survey: Bench Model Usage

November 13, 2012

  • Twenty-nine percent of staffing firms surveyed reported using the bench model to some degree
  • Taking industry as a whole, bench model workers make up about 5% of all temp workers
  • Bigger firms use bench model more

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Hiring Expectations

November 12, 2012

  • More than 70% of staffing firms expect to hire more sales staff and recruiters in 2013
  • Hiring a lot: staffing firms operating in tech sector/skills
  • Less hiring: staffing firms in office/clerical

2012 Healthcare Buyer Survey

November 7, 2012

  • Findings from our first-ever survey of buyers of healthcare staffing
  • Data on buyer plans, management strategies, use of various types of contingent labor, reasons for using contingents, satisfaction with suppliers and recruiting difficulty, among other indicators

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Branch Expectations

November 2, 2012

  • 12 month plans with respect to increasing or decreasing branch numbers
  • About a third plan expansion 
  • Most aggressive: engineering/design staffing firms, and firms serving the tech/telecom industry

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Top vendors to staffing firms

October 31, 2012

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend two of their favorite vendors, and to explain their selection.
  • Nine vendors received 10 or more recommendations, 30 received at least three. 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list.

October 2012 NALTO Survey - Summary Report

October 30, 2012

  • 16 companies participated, earning a total of $989m in annualized revenue
  • Hospitalist staffing grew fastest, but pediatrics staffing showed the largest growth in gross profit

2012 Allied Benchmarking Survey - Summary Report

October 24, 2012

  • Allied staffing grew an estimated 10% y/y
  • Includes results on revenue growth, volume growth, recruiting difficulty and typical assignment length by occupation

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Initial Findings

October 23, 2012

  • Initial findings, questions and summary statistics for 2012 annual Staffing Company Survey.
  • Key benchmarks, staffing firm plans, management priorities.
  • Temp-to-hire rates, bench-model, M&A activity, and much more.     

2012 Staffing Company Survey: Temp Incentives

October 23, 2012

  • 349 individual staffing firms share if and how they incentivize their temps apart from regular pay.
  • 35% of respondents did not provide any additional incentives.
  • Of the remaining 65% who did offer additional incentives, more than half offered some kind of bonus. Other incentives included: holiday... More

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.