Recent Updates

Survey: Staffing Networking Groups

October 30, 2014

  • In North America, the American Staffing Association (ASA) was commonly cited by respondents.
  • Staffing Industry Analysts and Techserve were also commonly cited.
  • Among Canadian staffing firms, ACESS was commonly mentioned.

Imminent EU data protection reforms: benefit or burden?

October 29, 2014

Pending data protection regulations called for by the European Parliament earlier this year may increase the cost of contingent labor in the region.


Don’t call them temps. You could be losing out on quality talent

October 29, 2014

The time may have come when the contingent workforce industry should downgrade or even eliminate the adjectives “temp” and “temporary” from the daily business lexicon. 


The H-1B fight: Report weighs in and lists companies with most requests

October 29, 2014

The debate over H-1B temporary visas is ongoing, but a recent report sheds light on the arguments and lists the companies with the most requests.


Take data with a healthy dose of skepticism

October 29, 2014

Rarely should you take important analysis at face value. Rather, dig into the data and develop a deeper understanding of the hidden insights that lie within, writes Thomas C. Redman on the HR Blog Network. 


SIA webinar replay: working with freelancers and independent contractors

October 29, 2014

Many businesses are still unsure how to take advantage of the highly skilled freelance workforce. See how forward thinking companies are using technology to engage ICs and freelancers, enabling them to build a comprehensive workforce strategy that manages risk and provides much needed flexibility to... More


Hate your VMS? Maybe it’s you

October 28, 2014

People like taking potshots at the VMS, but VMS providers have a legitimate beef of their own, writes Subadhra R. Sriram, editor and publisher, media products. Are you asking for greater functionality without using existing features?


2014 Staffing Executive Compensation Analysis

October 28, 2014

  • Total compensation rose by a median 6.9 percent in 2013 among the two highest-paid executives — in some cases only data on one executive was available — at a selection of 58 publicly traded staffing firms based in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
  • Median total compensation... More

2014 Staffing Company Survey: What's a typical order fill rate and time to fill for staffing firms?

October 24, 2014

  • Benchmark order fill rates and time to fill
  • Metrics by skill segment and firms size
  • Metrics for temporary staffing and direct hire

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Initial Findings

October 23, 2014

  • 422 unique staffing firms share their opinions
  • Seventh annual Staffing Industry Analysts' staffing firm survey
  • Benchmark measures, top priorities and 10-year plans
  • ACA strategies and costs, plus non-healthcare benefits benchmarks
  • Management compensation, top marketing and sales tactics... More