Recent Updates

White House initiative aims to close skills gap

March 11, 2015

President Obama announced this week the launch of an initiative intended to provide Americans with the skills needed for well-paying jobs. The initiative, called TechHire, will provide access to training programs through universities and other channels.


SIA research: A global MSP overview

March 11, 2015

The global legal landscape is complex, which inevitably makes buyers cautious about rolling out an MSP internationally. However, by structuring programs the right way and taking legal considerations into account, program managers should be able to expand into any country they wish. Learn how in... More


Demand for ICT professionals up in Australia as business confidence rises

March 10, 2015

The jobs outlook in Australia for information and communications technology professionals is strengthening, according to a Peoplebank index.


Insights from Fast-Growing Industrial Staffing Firms

March 10, 2015

  • We interviewed CEOs at seven fast-growing industrial staffing firms
  • The seven firms achieved organic average annual revenue growth of 43% from 2009 to 2013, compared with 13% growth in the segment
  • CEOs discussed competitive differentiators, growth drivers, outlook, and the Affordable Care Act... More

SI Report Webinar - March 2015

March 10, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • New volatility tool and internal employee compensation estimator
  • Approximately 1 hour

Global Contingent Market Estimate

March 10, 2015

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contractors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

US Employment Volatility Tool

March 9, 2015

  • The US Employment Volatility Tool can be used to identify historically volatile and stable industries
  • The tool provides a volatility score for 901 US industries, using employment data from as far back as 1950
  • Interactive chart allows user to determine to what degree an industry's volatility... More

February Jobs Report

March 6, 2015

  • The US economy added 295,000 jobs in February
  • The unemployment rate fell to 5.5%
  • Temporary help employment fell by 7,800

The Effect of Medicaid Expansion on Healthcare Providers

March 5, 2015

  • Twenty-eight US states have expanded Medicaid, additional states considering expansion
  • Medicaid expansion boosting profitability of hospital systems
  • Healthcare staffing firms' results positive, but no noticeable difference yet between expansion and non-expansion states

The Middleman MSP: A Global Overview

March 5, 2015

  • Review of MSP structures in 20 staffing markets
  • While there are certainly legal considerations to take into account, by structuring programmes in the correct way, they should not prevent programme managers from expanding programmes into any country they wish.
  • There is no one-size-fits-all MSP... More