Research Report

1508, 2023

What Your Customers Want

By |August 15th, 2023|

Sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know — and that’s OK. But when it comes to supplying enterprise buyers, it’s imperative that staffing firms know their clients’ current tools and strategies.   

When you are cognizant of your customers’ current technology stacks, their independent contractor compliance strictures or their diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, to name […]

2407, 2023

Helpful Disruption

By |July 24th, 2023|

As the demand for skilled workers evolves, emerging technologies could transform the way that staffing firms operate as well as the markets they operate within. This makes it imperative for companies to think hard about how, when and where to adopt new tech. SIA’s Impact of Emerging Technology on Staffing report suggests four main groups […]

1306, 2023

Become Industrial Tech Savvy

By |June 13th, 2023|

When it comes to staffing firm technology, one size does not fit all.

Business strategy, company size, markets, client needs and available talent all contribute to determining whether a particular technology is the right fit for a particular staffing firm. Further complicating matters, a technology’s use case often differs across staffing segments.

However, a close look at […]

1605, 2023

Research Report: Transforming the Workforce

By |May 16th, 2023|

Diversity, equity and inclusion is a journey; it cannot be undertaken alone, and it cannot be pursued for any singular benefit. Contingent workforce professionals must reach out to business and societal partners alike in this multilayered and ongoing work.

Staffing suppliers, VMS and MSP providers, hiring and solutions partners, legislative bodies, internal stakeholders, community organizations and […]

2003, 2023

Research Report: Looking to Thrive

By |March 20th, 2023|

Three years after the Covid-19 pandemic began, US staffing firms can be proud of the role they have played in supporting and growing the US economy through a turbulent period. The US staffing industry soared 32% in 2021 and 14% in 2022 to reach an extraordinary $212 billion, according to SIA’s September 2022 US Forecast, […]

1502, 2023

Research Report: Better and Better

By |February 15th, 2023|

Staffing has always been a fast-paced industry. Nowhere is this more true than in the continual stream of technology innovations that empower staffing firms to reach new heights — or, at the very least, to keep up with the competition.

And while many individuals choose a career in the staffing industry because of their skills and […]

1411, 2022

Invested in the Future of Work

By |November 14th, 2022|

Innovation is flourishing throughout the workforce solutions ecosystem as new entrants seek to disrupt conventional business models. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the wave of new “unicorns” permeating the landscape. A unicorn, of course, is not just a pretty horse with a horn; it’s a term used to refer to startups that have […]

1710, 2022

Research Report: Leaders Versus Laggards

By |October 17th, 2022|

From a business perspective, workplace diversity, equity and inclusion is not just a moral objective to pursue — it can also provide a strategic and financial advantage. Research studies from SIA show that organisations that embrace a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion thrive, while those that do not are consistently disadvantaged.

Data from Global Diversity […]

1909, 2022

Research Report: Keep Them Happy

By |September 19th, 2022|

From May to June, job openings fell by 605,000 — one of the sharpest declines on record. Despite this decline, openings remain near all-time highs and were 50% greater in June 2022 than prior to the pandemic. Economywide, hiring remains a significant challenge. With only one hire made per every 1.7 openings, the vacancy yield […]

1807, 2022

Research Report: A Stellar Rate Slows

By |July 18th, 2022|

If you were panicking in the first quarter when gross domestic product declined by 1.5%, please take a breath. The sky is not falling, at least not yet. Rising omicron infections, inflation and the Russian invasion of Ukraine were among a plethora of factors that knocked growth down from its stellar rate of 6.9% the […]