CWS Council Research

VMS/MSP Landscape - A Comprehensive Review of 2013 - December 2013

December 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear about the providers who have the greatest spend under management by region and specialty
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Sample Contract Clauses for the Contingent Workforce Manager

December 10, 2013

  • Sample contract clauses include renegotiations, most favored customer, right-to-hire, and more
  • Information on how to handle overtime and permanent placement fees in contracts with suppliers

2013 U.S. Pricing Tool

December 5, 2013

  • Updated excel-based pricing tool created specifically for buyers of temporary staffing in the U.S.
  • Tool contains several calculators allowing CW managers to see the effect of changes in various cost components

The Anatomy of the Markup

November 25, 2013

  • Markup and components of bill rate are explained in the report
  • Report discusses how burden, SG&A expense and target operating profit affect markup

2013 Contingent Buyers Survey & Cumulative Index to 2006-2012 Surveys

November 22, 2013

  • 415-page aggregation of all previous buyer surveys
  • Best practices, metrics, updated projections
  • Trends in VMS, MSP, buyer management of staffing firms

Exempt and Non-exempt Contingent Workers and Why You Should Care - November 2013

November 20, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • The multi-million dollar legal risk facing your contingent workforce
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2013 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

November 7, 2013

  • 20 VMS providers and 17 MSPs evaluated along hundreds of features
  • Feature categories include supplier management, sourcing, reporting, integrations, implementation and others
  • Providers evaluated for functionality in various program type scenarios

Lexicon of Contingent Workforce-Related Terms

November 5, 2013

  • One of the major challenges facing contingent workforce program managers and executives is ensuring that a common language is used. A lack of common definitions can cause severe communication problems.
  • To help alleviate the issue, this newly revised lexicon suggests a set of "working definitions"... More

General Agreement for Agency Personnel Services - Sample

August 29, 2013

  • Sample contract for agency personnel services provided
  • Addresses contractual issues with overtime rates, conversion fees and SLAs

2013 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

August 23, 2013

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors