Recent Updates

US Staffing Industry Stock Index: 1H15

July 6, 2015

  • US Staffing Industry Stock Index gained 13.3% in 1H15
  • Nine stocks advanced, eight declined
  • Outperfomed the S&P 500 (up 0.2%) and Russell 2000 (up 4.1%)

Hottest U.S. Job Markets: July 2015 Update

July 2, 2015

  • Use this report to find industries, states and metropolitan areas with the greatest demand for employment.
  • Industries ranking highest in employment growth include retail - warehouse clubs and supercenters.
  • Metropolitan area with the hottest job market was San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA.
  • ... More

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: To what degree did your staffing agency coach you regarding the interviewing process and hiring company culture?

June 30, 2015

  • About half of temporary workers say more should be done to prep temps
  • Coaching/preparation key to temp satisfaction
  • Most in need of improvement: communication about assignment details

Managing Differences in Paid Sick Leave Laws Across US

June 26, 2015

  • Our Staffing Law Updates provide you with information and advice on legal and regulatory changes impacting the world of contingent work.

International Telecommunication Union’s ICT Facts & Figures: The World in 2015

June 22, 2015

  • UN report finds that the number of global internet users reached 3.2B in 2015
  • Global internet penetration has increased nearly 7x since 2000

2015 VMS Service Differentiators Report

June 22, 2015

The shift in focus from more traditional temporary worker management to larger, more complex categories, coupled with global expansion efforts have driven VMS providers to expand and mature feature functionality, resulting in significant innovation and differentiation across the VMS landscape. This report,... More


Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

June 19, 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

2015 U.S. Staffing Occupational Markets Guidebook

June 19, 2015

  • Interactive tool displays staffing market sizes by occupation
  • Includes a variety of other occupational markets data

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high