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Global Overview of Developments in Data Privacy: 2019 Update

August 21, 2019

  • US cross-party talks have stalled over a comprehensive federal privacy law while several state legislatures seek to impose broad obligations on businesses as to the use and control of personal data.
  • Brexit: If the UK leaves the EU without a “deal”, and without an Adequacy Decision by the EU,... More

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Full Report

August 16, 2019

  • Over 5,000 temps from 45 firms surveyed
  • Temp preferred job sites, use of human cloud work
  • Long-term work plans, brand recognition, recruiter preferences
  • 206 page report accumulates all previous temp surveys

Largest Retained Search Firms in the US: 2019 Update

August 16, 2019

  • Report ranks 13 firms that generated at least $25 million in retained search revenue last year
  • The three largest companies are Korn Ferry, Heidrick & Struggles, and Spencer Stuart
  • The 13 firms generated a combined $2.0 billion in retained search revenue

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Importance of in-house recruiters and what recruiters could do better

August 12, 2019

  • Temps split on whether recruiters need to be in-house
  • Five things recruiters could do better
  • Nearly 5,000 temps surveyed

Staffing and Workforce Solutions Mergers & Acquisitions

August 9, 2019

  • Our first ever interactive dashboard of staffing and workforce solutions M&A activity
  • Detailed data on more than 1,300 transactions
  • Includes powerful sorting and filtering tools (business segments, geography, price) along with interactive graphs and maps
  • Contains link to SIA Daily News and... More

Introducing Recruitment Marketplaces

August 9, 2019

  • This is our first report on Recruitment Marketplaces providing insights on over 30 vendors globally. Recruitment Marketplaces facilitate a platform of hundreds to thousands of individual freelance recruiters and/or staffing agencies that employers can tap into to help fill open roles.
  •  These... More

The Global Gig Economy

August 9, 2019

  • Provides our estimate of the Global Gig Economy
  • Breaks this down by five key constituent elements
  • Provides figures for 18 key countries including the US and Canada

Workforce Solutions Webinar – Tested Strategies - SOW and Services Procurement

August 8, 2019

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Techniques to manage all aspects of services procurement.
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Directory of Suppliers to Staffing Firms 2019 - July Update

August 5, 2019

  • The Directory provides a comprehensive range of solutions and services that staffing firms may require to operate their businesses more efficiently and  effectively.
  • 23 different categories ranging from advisors & consultants to payroll funding and back office technologies.
  • 1,070 vendors... More

US Jobs Report: August 2019

August 2, 2019

  • For the third month in a row, downward revisions to prior months more than offset headline growth in temporary help employment
  • Temporary staffing industry has lost 26,000 jobs year-to-date