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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Permanent Personnel Recruitment
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Permanent Personnel Recruitment?

What is the average price of Permanent Personnel Recruitment?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Permanent Personnel Recruitment. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Permanent Personnel Recruitment been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Permanent Personnel Recruitment yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Permanent Personnel Recruitment?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Permanent Personnel Recruitment with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The top four permanent personnel recruitment firms have a combined market share of less than 30.0%, indicating a low level of market share concentration in 2020. Low market share concentration is primarily a result of low barriers to entry; few up-front costs and capital investments are required to establish a... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Value-Added Services

What value-added services do you provide? How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services, and if so, what are the terms?

Do you have any partnerships? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?

Do you offer a competitive discount if I switch from another provider to your company?


How accurate are your time estimates for the hiring of personnel?

Can you create a timeline of steps involved in fulfilling this contract?

What are your primary metrics for internal quality measurement regarding timeliness? Is this data available to clients?

How often do you experience problems with the timeliness of placements?

What is your rate of on-time placements?

Business Continuity

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased or reduced demand?

Amid widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Do you have any pending litigation, notices of violations, complaints or suspensions against your company? If so, what are they in regard to?

Can I see audited financial statements to determine your company's financial health?

What happens to my data/contract in the event of your bankruptcy, going out of business or sale of the business to another company?

How do you adjust your operations in times of high demand and low demand? How do you mitigate demand volatility?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should disclose the overall budget for the project, if possible.

Buyers should state their preferred pricing model and terms of payment.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors on the experience and qualifications of the firm and the staff assigned to the project.

Buyers should evaluate vendors' ability to meet the scope of the work.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their projected costs.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline when proposals must be submitted.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should state when the staffing services should begin.

Buyers should state the length of the service contract and any renewal options.

Buyers should outline the cancelation policy.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Permanent personnel recruitment service providers face a low level of supply chain risk largely due to the fact that suppliers rely on relatively few critical inputs to provide their service. In particular, personnel recruitment companies generally have few capital expenditures other than computer equipment, office supplies, software and office space.... Subscribe to learn more.