Breakeven Analysis Tool: Understand the Components of Reaching a Profitable Bill Rate

Breakeven Analysis Tool: Understand the Components of Reaching a Profitable Bill Rate


Understanding the total cost incurred with each temporary placement is a necessary component for determining an appropriate bill rate. Furthermore, it is an essential element to the success of your staffing business. Join Tricom for the December edition of our Industry Insider webinar series for a detailed discussion of the Breakeven Analysis Tool, specifically designed to incorporate the costs of doing business and provide you with a breakeven bill rate. This essential tool will assist you with quoting a bill rate that will maximize your firm’s profitability while maintaining a competitive markup. We’ll discuss:

  • Use of the Breakeven Analysis Tool
  • Components of the Tool
  • Gross Margin Calculations


About the presenter:

From her first job pricing flash cubes (remember those?) at the Treasure Island retail store her father managed, Mary Jo has an early professional history of working with numbers. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting degree at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and joined the Tricom team in 1996. Mary Jo is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Payroll Professional. She is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants. As the Director of Accounting and CFO, Mary Jo likes being able to use her knowledge and experience to assist others and help them successfully grow their businesses. When she's not hitting the ten-key at Tricom, Mary Jo lends her talents to her church as Treasurer. Mary Jo also loves to spend time with her family doing everything from baseball, to biking, hiking, camping, exploring museums and taking in factory tours. She and her family also volunteer each week at the Happy Endings no-kill cat shelter and have helped numerous animals find loving homes.

About Tricom:

As a financial solutions provider to the staffing and consulting industry, it is our philosophy to be an active member in the staffing industry by staying abreast of the ever-changing market place. For that reason, Tricom was pleased to launch the Industry Insider webinar series designed to share our expert knowledge and resources with our fellow staffing industry colleagues. One of our core values is to build relationships and become a leading resource to staffing and consulting firms nationwide.