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The Gig Economy and Human Cloud Landscape: 2018 Update

8 June 2018

  • The human cloud is a sub-segment of the gig economy, and includes firms that match workers to work through an online/digital platform
  • Global market size estimates by business model, work location, and customer type, and comprehensive list of all identified firms
  • Key industry trends, growth and... More

Most Complex Contingent Markets Globally

1 June 2018

  • SIA's own methodology for evaluating the complexity of each contingent market using a mixture of our own and third-party sources.
  • This provides a basic structure for understanding the ease in which a contingent workforce programme can be put in place and a template for comparing a wide range of... More

MSP Market Developments: Part 1

1 June 2018

  • Examines the global market developments of the managed service provider (MSP) market
  • Identifies market drivers and benefits
  • Summarizes key innovations and investments
  • Outlines multi-country geographic footprint capability of vendors

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2018 Update

31 May 2018

  • Global staffing industry generated USD 461 billion of revenue in 2017
  • We project 7% growth this year and 6% next year, both on a constant-currency basis
  • Seven of the 17 largest markets projected to grow by double-digits this year, no decliners

GDPR: Frequently Asked Questions

30 May 2018

  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is effective 25 May 2018. 
  • This report highlights some of the key questions that staffing firms and contingent workforce buyers have around the interpretation and implementation of GDPR. It draws on guidance from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s... More

The Vietnamese Market

23 May 2018

  • Learn more about the market
  • The key areas of business
  • Plus see a list of suppliers

MSP Model Overview

21 May 2018

  • This report outlines MSP models that can be used successfully in 22 of the main staffing markets across the globe
  • There is no one-size-fits-all MSP solution, and hirers should conduct risk and impact assessments before selecting the right models for different countries

The Case for Contingent Work

17 May 2018

  • Provides an overview of the benefits that contingent work offers to employers, workers and society
  • Lists key elements of the value proposition to employers, workers and society

Largest Direct Hire Firms Globally

14 May 2018

  • Ranking of the Top 20 largest direct hire firms globally, based on market share
  • Market size estimate and geographical breakdown
  • Insights from the some of the largest firms

Directory of Suppliers to Staffing Firms 2018

3 May 2018

  • This report identifies and categorizes specialist suppliers to staffing firms globally
  • 23 categories from advisors & consultants to payroll funding and back office
  • Approximately 900 vendors 
  • Covering 60 countries