Benchmarks

  • Attractive Staffing Markets-most change

Staffing market attractiveness

By |March 30th, 2016|

What staffing markets have experienced the greatest change in their appeal?
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  • MinWage

Immigration and minimum wage

By |March 9th, 2016|

Economists weigh in on immigration and minimum wage issues.
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  • ContShare

Contingent workforce share: What is your ideal?

By |February 23rd, 2016|

In our last Contingent Buyers Survey, we asked buyers worldwide what their current, projected and ideal usage of contingents is.
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  • Jan2016UE_rate

US unemployment sinks further

By |February 10th, 2016|

Rate reaches lowest level in nearly eight years; college-level rate stays steady.
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  • Use of Supplier management strategies

How do you manage your staffing suppliers?

By |January 27th, 2016|

Which staffing supplier management strategies are currently in place at large organizations?
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  • UnemploymentDec2015

December 2015 unemployment drops

By |January 20th, 2016|

Total nonfarm employment rose by 292,000 and the unemployment rate edged lower by three basis points to 5.01% in December, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in its monthly jobs report. The college-level unemployment rate, which can serve as a proxy for professional employment, was unchanged month over month at 2.5%. Higher employment […]

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  • Vendor Bidding Model

Which vendor bidding models does your organization have in place?

By |December 16th, 2015|

In our 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked which vendor bidding models were in place in their organization. As illustrated in the graph, primaries and structured tiers were substantially more prevalent than open bidding and sole-source models. Because some programs use more than one model, respondents could select more than one option. […]

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  • Tenure

Rehiring Temps? What’s the wait time after hitting tenure limit?

By |November 18th, 2015|

In our 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked large (1,000+ employees) buyers with tenure limits to estimate the months they are required to wait before rehiring workers dismissed due to tenure limits. As illustrated in the following graph, 85% of respondents noted they have to wait at least a year.

 

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  • MSP-VMS use

Level of VMS-MSP Usage

By |October 28th, 2015|

In our annual Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we ask large companies (1,000+ employees) if VMS and/or MSP is currently in place in their organizations. We define an MSP as a managed services provider that helps a company run its contingent workforce program and a VMS (vendor management system) as the technology used to facilitate […]

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  • Contingent Share_main

What percent of your workforce is contingent?

By |September 30th, 2015|

In our Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we ask respondents to estimate the percent of their organization’s workforce that is contingent. We define contingent workers as all non-permanent workers, including temporary, contract staff, independent contractors and consultants, but excluding part-time regular employees. After rising substantially for a few years, the average percent across respondents […]

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