Ziv Tepman

Research Analyst

Ziv Tepman

Ziv Tepman joined Staffing Industry Analysts in 2013. His coverage areas include industry benchmarking, market size estimates, survey research, data analytics, labor market trends, and technology in staffing. He has worked as an analyst in the economic consulting and high-tech industries. He holds a BA in economics and MS in management science and engineering, both from Stanford University.

Recent Articles

Metrics Used to Evaluate Suppliers

October 5, 2015

  • Buyers of professional staffing most often chose bill rates as a key metric
  • Buyers of commercial staffing most often selected time-to-fill
  • Having VMS/MSP did not significantly affect buyers’ choice of metrics

Trends in Online Staffing and FMS

September 22, 2015

  • Awareness of online staffing increased from 50% to 65%
  • Use of online staffing spiked upward from 4% to 12%
  • Fifty-six percent of buyers were familiar with FMS
  • Six percent of buyers reported using FMS

Trends in Supplier Management Strategies

September 14, 2015

  • Sixty-nine percent of buyers surveyed use a VMS, 66% use MSP
  • VMS and MSP use rose sharply through about 2011 and then plateaued
  • Share of buyers using a vendor for independent contractor (IC) compliance rose in 2011-2015

Global Buyers Survey: Hardest-to-recruit skills

August 24, 2015

  • IT staffing buyers most often mentioned data/data scientist roles as difficult to recruit
  • Engineering buyers named aerospace engineers most frequently
  • Industrial buyers mention truck drivers most often

Contingent Share of Workforce

August 14, 2015

  • Average share of workers who are contingent remained at 18% among buyers surveyed
  • Half of buyers expected their contingent share to grow over next two years
  • Median projected growth in number of contingent workers over next two years was 17%

SI Report Webinar - July 2015

July 14, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • The highest U.S. employment growth sectors
  • Approximately 1 hour

Affordable Care Act’s impact on bill rates and buyer strategies

August 7, 2015

  • Buyers reported a variety of methods suppliers used to pass on ACA costs
  • For 30% of buyers, suppliers' cost pass-through method was not the preferred choice
  • Buyers reported a wide distribution of ACA-related bill rate increases

2015 Contingent Buyers Survey - North America - Initial Insights

July 24, 2015

  • Survey results from 202 North America contingent buyers
  • 41 questions including assignment length, ACA, and many others

SI Report Webinar - August 2015

August 11, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Geographic Opportunities Atlas tool demo
  • Approximately 1 hour

2015 U.S. Geographic Opportunity Atlas

July 13, 2015

  • Identifies highest-opportunity U.S. areas for temporary staffing
  • Includes metro and state market sizes by segment
  • Provides staffing market data at the state, metro, and county levels